Montana State University

Health & Human Development

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173540
Bozeman, MT 59717-3540

Tel: (406) 994-3242
Fax: (406) 994-2013
Location: 218 Herrick Hall

HHD Undergraduate Advising Office

Tel: (406) 994-4001
Fax: (406) 994-6314
Location: 121 Hosaeus PE Complex

Department of Health & Human Development

NUTR 321 Nutrition in the Lifecycle
NUTR 322 Food Systems Management
NUTR 351 Nutrition and Society
NUTR 395 Practicum: Food Prod & Mgmt
NUTR 494 Seminar
SFBS 451R Sustainable Food Systems
SFBS 551 Global Food Perspectives


Alison Harmon, PhD, RD, LN

Associate Professor and Program Leader
Food and Nutrition

201A Romney Gym
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3360 | 406.994.6338

Programs and Research Projects

  • Sustainable Food Systems at Montana State University: An Assessment of Needs and Opportunities to Inform Development of an Interdisciplinary Curriculum
  • Sustainability in Dietetics Education: A Survey of Dietetic and Nutrition Educators
  • Teaching Food Systems and Sustainability in the Dietetics Curriculum
  • Montana Made: Farm to College Program at MSU
  • Effectiveness of a Food Insecurity Experience for Developing Empathy in Future Nutrition Professionals
  • MSU Friends of Local Foods and Towne’s Harvest Garden

Specialties and Interests

  • Education for sustainability
  • Food system education and teaching methods
  • Local food systems and food system change
  • Environmental issues related to food choices
  • Community food security and hunger issues