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Antonia Jameson Jordan, DVM, PhD

Antonia Jameson Jordan, DVM, PhD

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Senior Lecturer

Department of Biomedical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
T8 004B Veterinary Research Tower, Box 17
Ithaca, NY 14853-6401

Office: 607-256-0810

Teaching & Diversity Interests

Her primary interest is in applying findings from the field of cognitive psychology to improve teaching and learning for veterinary students


  • The Animal Body (Foundation Course I)
  • Cell Biology and Genetics (Foundation Course II)
  • Function & Dysfunction (Foundation Course III)
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
  • Special Projects in Diversity


  • Strategic Planning Committee for the College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Recruitment, Engagement, Diversity, and Development subcommittee 
  • CVM representative for SUNY Diversity Initiative 
  • Diversity Committee, CVM
  • Purdue University Certificate Program in Inclusion and Diversity in Veterinary Medicine
  • Women's Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLDI) Student Chapter Advisor
  • Review Panels for Section 6.4 Hearings 
  • (Review investigations of student complaints related to sexual harassment and sexual violence as required by Title IX)
  • Selection Committee for James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial & Intercultural Peace & Harmony
  • Committee on the Status of Faculty Women (2010-2013)


  • PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cornell University, 2008
  • DVM with Distinction, Cornell University, 1999
  • Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate, Columbia University, 1995
  • BA in History, Princeton University, 1988

Biography/Professional Experience

Dr. Antonia Jameson Jordan is a Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. She teaches in multiple courses in the preclinical veterinary curriculum, and she serves on the Course Design Groups for Foundation Courses I, II, and III. Her primary interest is in applying findings from the field of cognitive psychology to improve teaching and learning for veterinary students. She also plays an active role in promoting diversity and inclusiveness at the College of Veterinary Medicine.


Bagrodia S1, Taylor SJ, Jordon KA, Van Aelst L, Cerione RA.  1998 A novel regulator of p21-activated kinases. J Biol Chem.; 273(37):23633-6.  PMID: 9726964

Awards and Honors

  • 2017, SCAVMA Teaching Excellence Award in the area of Basic Sciences
  • 2017, Cornell University Office of Student Inclusion and Engagement Unsung Hero Award for going above and beyond in fostering the success of Cornell Graduate and Professional Students in supporting their sense belonging, overall well-being, progression, and achievement 2017
  • 1999, Merck Manual Award
  • 1999, Degree Marshal 
  • 1997, Phi Zeta Award
  • 1997, Gamma Sigma Delta Award of Merit for Academic Achievement in Veterinary Medicine
  • 1997, Jane Miller Prize in Physiology

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • New York State Veterinary Medical Society
  • Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society