Joe Regenstein

Dr. Joe Regenstein

Professor Emeritus of Food Science at Cornell University
Joe Regenstein
Dr. Regenstein is a Professor Emeritus of Food Science in the Department of Food Science. He also has an appointment in the Field of Global Development and serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine. In 2010, he became a member of the Program of Jewish Studies. He is also a member of the Comparative Muslim Societies Program. Dr. Regenstein heads the Cornell Kosher and Halal Food Initiative. Both his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry (College of Arts and Sciences) and his Master of Science in Dairy Chemistry (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) are from Cornell. He received a Ph.D. in Biophysics (Muscle Contraction) from Brandeis University in 1973. During the 1996-1997 academic year he spent a sabbatical year as the Institute of Food Technologist's (IFT) first Congressional Science Fellow in Washington, DC. His third book “Genetic Modification and Food Quality” with Dr. Robert Blair (Emeritus, University of British Columbia) was published in 2015 by Wiley Blackwell.