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Katherine Petersson

Associate Professor
Coordinator, Sustainable Ag & Food System
Specialization of the Biological Sciences
Graduate Program



(401) 874-2951

Department of Fisheries, Animal, & Vet Science
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island


Katherine Petersson is an Associate Professor at the University of Rhode Island (URI) in the Department of Fisheries, Animal & Veterinary Science. Dr. Petersson obtained her B.S. degree in Animal Science, from Texas A&M University in 1982 and her M.S. (1986) and Ph.D. (1990) in Animal Science (Nutrition) from Cornell University. Her integrated research/outreach program is focused upon three areas: 1) the use of plant products with natural anthelmintic activity, 2) maximizing the normal immune response of sheep and goats to gastrointestinal parasites and 3) adoption of integrated parasite control practices by small ruminant producers that will increase the health and well-being of their livestock.



Articles by Dr. Petersson
Do's and Don'ts of FAMACHA© Scoring [February 2016]


Brown stomach worm (Teladorsagia) [December 2022]

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