Thomas J. Montville, PhD
North Brunswick, New Jersey
Food, Public Health
food science, food poisoning, labeling claims, foodborne illness, preservatives, food safety, food processing, food labeling, food manufacturing, Salmonella, E. coli, norovirus
Thomas J. Montville, Ph.D., F.A.A.M., F.I.F.T., is Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University, where he has served as both Director of the Graduate Program and Chair of the Department of Food Science. He is an internationally recognized expert in food safety. Dr. Montville received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) and his B.S. from Rutgers. He was a Senior Research Microbiologist at the United States Department of Agriculture before joining the Rutgers faculty. Dr. Montville is Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Food Safety, has been appointed to many editorial boards, and has published over 100 highly-cited peer-reviewed papers, 16 chapters, and 10 books. His widely-adopted undergraduate textbook, Food Microbiology an Introduction, has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, and Korean. Dr. Montville has reduced complex concepts in food science to simple lay language for thousands of liberal arts undergraduates in his course, The Science of Food. ...