Adrienne Shearer

Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Adrienne Shearer

Assistant Professor of Food Science

Office location:
044 Townsend Hall
531 S. College Ave.
Newark, DE 19716

Resources and links

Educational Resources


  • Ph.D. Animal and Food Sciences – University of Delaware
  • M.S. Food Science – University of Delaware
  • B.S. Food Science; Chemistry minor – University of Delaware

Research and Outreach

  • Microbial Food Safety
    • Foodborne pathogen detection, persistence, transmission, and inactivation
  • Food Safety Education
    • Development, implementation, and evaluation of educational resources (case studies, interactives, video, games, etc.) for children, youth, and adults for use in formal and informal learning environments

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Microbiologists (ASM)
  • Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
  • International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)