Dr. M. Mónica Giusti, is a Professor at the Food Science and Technology Department. Dr. Giusti received a Food Engineer degree from the Universidad Nacional Agraria, Peru and Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Food Science from Oregon State University.
Dr. Giusti’s research is focused on the chemistry and functionality of flavonoids, with emphasis on anthocyanins. She has more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, 4 books and 8 patents. She is the recipient of multiple awards including the 2017 Educator Award from the North American Colleges and Teachers in Agriculture, the 2019 Cruess Award for excellence in Teaching from the Institute of Food Technologists, and the 2020 Senior Faculty Researcher of the Year from the FAES College, at the Ohio State University. Dr. Giusti is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and the AOAC, and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.