Elizabeth Fleming Stier Award

Elizabeth Fleming Stier Award Recipients

Purpose: To honor an IFT member for pursuit of humanitarian ideals and unselfish dedication that have resulted in significant contributions to the well-being of the food industry, academia, students, or the general public.



Louise Wicker, PhD, Louisiana State University

Louise Wicker has received the 2017 Elizabeth Fleming Stier Award for her outstanding leadership, academic advising, and numerous contributions to IFT and her local community. Her dedication over the years to the academic advising and mentoring of both undergraduate and graduate students has made significant contributions to the field of food science and nutrition.


2015 Kenneth Marsh
2013 Olga Padilla-Zakour
2011 Dr. Fatemeh Malekian
2009 Rakesh Singh
2008 Donald Kramer
2007 Susan Kay Hall McWatters
2006 Lynn G. Turner
2005 George J. Flick, Jr.
2004 Barbara Rasco
2003 Alfred A. Bushway
2002 Carol Cooper
2001 Paul Jelen
2000 Joe M. Regenstein
1999 Arnold E. Denton
1998 Ruth M. Patrick
1997 Nell I. Mondy