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Clinton Stevenson

Associate Professor and Distance Education Coordinator

Schaub Food Science Building, Room 116D



Clint Stevenson is an associate professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences at North Carolina State University. He began his academic career as a freshman studying food science and eventually earned his B.S. at the University of Idaho, M.S. at Purdue University and Ph.D. at NC State University. Prior to his current position, Clint worked in quality control and quality assurance through internships and jobs with Nestle, Kraft, General Mills, Heinz, and Schreiber Foods.

Clint manages an instructional design lab that creates innovative learning objects and assesses their impacts on students’ knowledge, skills, interests in food science careers, and behavioral intentions.

Other Qualifications

  • Lead Instructor, Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance
  • Lead Instructor, International HACCP Alliance
  • Certified HACCP Auditor
  • NC State University Certificate of Accomplishment in Teaching

Teaching Activities

Coordinating and teaching a distance education Food Safety Manager Certificate program, which includes the following courses:

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Extension and Outreach Activities

Developing and delivering online training programs for food quality assurance professionals, such as the following:

Service Activities

  • Chair-Elect, Institute of Food Technologists Education, Extension and Outreach Division
  • Member, National FFA Association Food Science Career Development Event Steering Committee
  • Faculty Advisor, Nu Chapter of the Alpha Gamma Rho chapter

Stories about Clint Stevenson, Ph.D.


Ph.D. Food Science North Carolina State University 2012

M.S. Food Science Purdue University 2007

B.S. Food Science University of Idaho 2005

Area(s) of Expertise

Assessing the effectiveness of various teaching methods and instructional design, determining the education, training and workforce needs in food safety and quality assurance, and applied quality control research projects.