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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Jenny Presgraves


Office: Brackett Hall 230

Phone: 864-556-6939


Educational Background

Ph.D. Policy Studies
Clemson University 2022

M.S. Animal and Veterinary Science
Clemson University 2018

B.A. History, Biology
Erskine College 2003

Courses Taught

POSC 1010 American National Government


Jenny Presgraves is a lecturer in the political science department and also works as a student advisor in the Policy Studies Ph.D. program.

Research Interests

Dr. Presgraves research interests include the intersection of animal science, food production, and public policy, as well as, the regulation of bioengineered animals. Additionally, Dr. Presgraves researches political science pedagogy and student engagement in the political process.

Research Publications

Moritz, A., Krombeen, S., Presgraves, B., Blair, M., Buresh, R., Kaminski, R., . . . Wilmoth, T. (2022). Apparent metabolizable energy and performance of broilers fed selected grain sorghum varieties. Applied Animal Science, 38(3), 268-278.

Honors and Awards

Clemson University Outstanding Graduate Teaching (2021-2022)
Doctoral Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant in the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences (2021-2022)
Farm Foundation Cultivator (2019)
First Place Outstanding Graduate Teaching in the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences (2017-2018)

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