NMSU branding

New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

News Center




NMSU Hires James Strickland as Nutritional Toxicologist

LAS CRUCES - James Strickland began work March 1 as an assistant professor of nutritional toxicology at New Mexico State University's College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences .


Strickland conducts research on the effects of poisonous plants on livestock. His laboratory work involves defining plants' toxic components and studying how they affect an animal at a tissue/organ level. He'll begin teaching classes within the animal and range sciences department in the fall.

Strickland comes to Las Cruces from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he studied toxic tall fescue grass as a post-doctoral research associate for the past 2.5 years.

A Missouri native, Strickland holds doctoral and master's degrees in nutrition from Clemson University. He also holds a bachelor's degree in animal science from Southwestern Missouri State University.