W. Shawn Ramsey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Programs
Sheep Center Coordinator
Room 114 Kleberg
Dr. Shawn Ramsey is associate professor, sheep and goat specialist, and academic advisor in the Department of Animal Science. He received his bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas A&M University and his master’s and doctorate degrees in animal and range sciences from New Mexico State University.
Dr. Ramsey teaches an introductory animal science class (ANSC 107), sheep and goat production (ANSC 414), and the wool and mohair judging class (ANSC 314). He also serves as the coordinator of the Texas A&M Wool and Mohair Judging Team and the Breeding Sheep Show Team. In addition, Ramsey provides guidance and counseling as one of four academic advisors to over 900 students enrolled in the Department of Animal Science. He also serves at the faculty coordinator for the Sheep and Goat Center, Louis Pearce Pavilion, along with the O.D. Butler, Jr. Animal Science Complex, which is the department’s 580 acre teaching, research and extension complex consisting of sheep, beef, euthenics and nutrition/physiology centers.
Ramsey has received numerous awards including the 1999 National Association of College Teachers of America Teaching Award, the 1999 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Honor Professor Award, 1999 Haas-Litterst Outstanding Teaching Award in the Department of Animal Science, the 1998 Association of Former Students College Level Distinguished Teaching Award, and the 1998 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award.
Texas A&M University Sheep & Goat Center
Colt Sharpton, Assistant Facilities Manager