Anna McAlister

Assistant Professor of Advertising and Public Relations · Michigan State University

Anna McAlister is a consumer behavior expert.

Developmental Psychology Consumer Behavior advertising to children Food and Nutrition

Randy Beaudry

Professor of Horticulture · Michigan State University

An expert in modified atmosphere packaging, controlled-atmosphere storage, non-destructive quality assessment, and flavor analysis.

Storing Apples Horticulture Harvesting Preserving

Charles Emery

Professor | Department of Psychology · The Ohio State University

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in aging and adult development

Cardiopulmonary endurance Cognitive functioning Psychological well-being

D. Julian McClements

Distinguished Professor, Food Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Julian Research studies food architecture, examining the molecular organization of food in an attempt to increase it more nutritious

Food Architecture Food Nanotechnology Food Science

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

Roger Thurow

Senior Fellow · The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Pulitzer prize finalist with a wealth of experience writing about global food issues, hunger, poverty and international affairs

Africa Food Policy Agriculture Poverty Transmedia

John Sievenpiper

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Sievenpiper focuses on using meta-analytical techniques and randomized controlled trials to investigate diet and disease relationships.

Clinical Research Clinical Trials Nutrition Diabetes Epidemiology

Rosalie Moscoe

Owner, Spleaker, Registered Nutritional Consultant · Health in Harmony

Experienced Speaker Extraordinaire, specializing in Stress Relief, Nutrition and Well-Being

Stress Relief - A Wellness Approach to Stress Management Nutrition - How Nutriiton Can Improve Vitality and Mental Health Caregivers - How They Need to Learn Extreme Self Care Stress Wellness

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Mary Anne Amalaradjou is a microbiologist with laboratory work focused on food safety and gut health

Inflammation Microbiome Gut Health Probiotics Food Safety

Suzanne Toro

Owner · OmToro, LLC

Inner Wellness Teacher, Advocate for Global Change, Visionary & Strategist

Female Empowerment Inner Wellnes & Meditation Self Awareness Food Alchemy Creative Visionary

Eric Weaver

CEO · Transparent Path

Bringing IoT, blockchain and AI together to reduce risk, loss and waste in the food supply.

Social Business Consumer Behavior Social Media Social Media Analytics Big Data Analytics

Donia Bijan

Author and Chef · Movable Type Management

Bring Extra Napkins! Food can tell the most wonderful stories with celebrated chef & author of the memoir, Maman’s Homesick Pie

Food Writing Food Memoirs Cooking Food and Dining

H. Shanker Krishnan

Nestle-Hustad Professor of Marketing · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

H. Shanker Krishnan's research focuses on the role of memory in brand equity, brand associations, and brand extensions.

Implicit Memory for Information Memory Interference Processes Role of Memory in Brand Equity Brand Associations Brand Extensions

Robert Richardson

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in ecological economics, ecosystem services, food security, and sustainability.

Natural Resource Management Writing and Editing Sustainability Food Security Rural Development

Amy Saxe-Custack

Assistant Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Dr. Saxe-Custack is a Registered Dietitian and Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

Chronic Diseases Pediatric Nutrition Fresh Foods

Renee Miller

Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Instructional Track · University of Rochester

Miller examines sex differences in brains and behaviors. She is author of "Cognitive Bias in Fantasy Sports."

Fantasy Sports and decision making Neuroscience Cognitive Bias Neurobiology

John E. Hayes

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Food Science · Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Hayes explores how sensations from food and nonfood products drive consumer acceptability, including the role of biology in food choices

Behavioral Genetics Smell Flavor Perception Integrated traditional sensory science methods with behavioral genetics to understand biological factors that may cause individuals to consume some foods but not others Taste

Dana Kirk

Assistant Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering · Michigan State University

Expert in Anaerobic Digestion and Food Waste Utilization

Dairy Facility Design Livestock Nutrient Management Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Renewable Energy

Nora Rubel

Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies · University of Rochester

Rubel is an expert in Jewish studies, as well as Jewish food and holidays

American Religions, Race and Ethnicity Jewish Holidays Jewish American Immigration Judaism Black Jewish Studies

Pedro Sanchez

Research Professor · University of Florida

Pedro Sanchez studies how soils in tropical regions can be managed and improved to increase food production.

Pesticide and Waste Management Latin American Studies World Hunger Food Security Tropical Soils