Carolyn Fisher 2012 IFT Fellows

Carolyn FisherCarolyn Fisher
, Global Science Network Manager (retired), McCormick & Co. Inc., was recognized for her contribution to the advancement of scientific knowledge in the fields of food science and flavor chemistry.

While a Visiting Scientist and Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware, Fisher enhanced communication of food and flavor science principles to students by producing numerous videos for the food principles lab to provide consistent instruction among the graduate teaching assistants at the University of Delaware. She published the textbook Food Flavours: Biology & Chemistry, which incorporates the problem-based learning techniques used in the graduate-level flavors course she developed. Fisher is published in a wide range of technical journals. In addition to developing and implementing programs and publishing results for the benefit of the scientific community, she has been an active IFT member since 1992. Fisher has served on Annual Meeting Scientific Program Subpanels and the Divisions Task Force; she has held leadership roles in the Food Laws and Regulations Division and the Food Chemistry Division. She has also been proactive in promoting the advancement of food science through her leadership in other professional societies such as Flavor & Extract Manufacturers Association and the American Chemical Society.