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A Taste of China


Charles Shoemaker

Charles Shoemaker

Food Science and Technology

Instructor Charlie Shoemaker has been a constant visitor to China since 1985. He was awarded the Chinese National Friendship Award in 2007, which is the highest national award given to non-Chinese citizens. He has been a constant visitor to Jiangnan University for this period as well. Jiangnan University has the number one food science and fermentation departments in China. He and his Chinese colleagues will provide a most unique experience in the study and discovery of the world's mother cuisine.

Check out the Food Science and Technology department website for information on Professor Shoemaker and his publications. 

What Students Are Saying

  • “He knows his stuff and conveys it well. I had many stimulating discussions on food science with him."
  • “[Professor is] patient, great listener, and friend to his students.”
  • “Very knowledgeable on the subject.”
  • “Knowledgeable and passionate about the subject.”
  • “Clear understanding and easy to communicate with. Clear expectations.”
  • “Good sense of humor, good explanations.”
  • “Cared about students and safety.”
  • “He knew a lot about Chinese culture.”