Cori (Harrison) Malone is currently a lecturer of Animal Science at Illinois State University who facilitates the Introduction to Animal Science lecture and lab, Animal Behavior and Animal Reproduction courses. She received two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Animal Science and one in Agricultural Communications, from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK and then completed her Master of Science degree in Agricultural Education and Leadership at Illinois State University. Cori's thesis research evaluated the effectiveness of experiential learning in animal science curriculum. While conducting this research she helped to develop, implement and facilitate the first ever hands-on beef cattle management course at ISU. She is currently the advisor of the Hoof N' Horn RSO, which hosts the Redbird Rumble Jackpot Steer and Heifer Show each year. Cori and her husband Ryan, along with her parents, own and operate a 75 head Limousin/Angus/Simmental cattle herd. Cori has been exhibiting show heifers at the local, state, regional and national level since the age of five. Cori was recently named Illinois' delegate to the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Young Cattlemen's Conference that lead her to Washington, D.C. to advocate for and discuss important topics amongst cattle producers with Illinois State senators and representatives.