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Nathan Stokes

Assistant Professor
Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science

S-235 ESC
Provo, UT 84602

Biography
Nathan Stokes is from Blackfoot Idaho. He served a mission in the Texas San Antonio Mission Spanish speaking. In 2008 he married his sweetheart in the Rexburg Idaho Temple. They now have 4 wonderful children. He loves cooking, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. Prior to starting at BYU he taught for 2 1/2 years at Eastern Kentucky University.

Teaching Interests
Foodservice Production and Management; Culinary Arts; Financial Management in Dietetics

Research Interests
Foodservice Management; Child Nutrition Programs

Education

  • Hospitality Managment, , Iowa State University, 2014
  • Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management, , Texas Tech University, 2010
  • Applied Management, , Brigham Young University-Idaho, 2008
  • Culinary Arts, , Brigham Young University-Idaho, 2006

Experience
Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, 2014-2016
  • Graduate Assisstant, Iowa State University, 2011-2013
  • Graduate Assistant, Texas Tech University, 2009-2010

Professional

  • Chef and Manager, Elk Creek Ranch, 2006-2009

Memberships

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2017-Present
  • Foodservice Systems Management Educators Council, 2012-Present
  • School Nutrition Association, 2017-2018

Honors and Awards

  • Iowa State University : Graduate College Research Excellence Award
  • Iowa State University : Graduate College Teaching Excellence Award
  • Brigham Young University Idaho : Newell K. Whitney Business Award

Courses Taught
Winter 2019

  • NDFS 237: Intro to Culinary Arts Section 001
  • NDFS 445: Foodservice Systems Section 001

Fall 2018

  • NDFS 237: Intro to Culinary Arts Section 001
  • NDFS 455: Financial Mgt in Dietetics Section 001
  • NDFS 698R: Master's Project Section 003

Summer 2018

  • NDFS 698R: Master's Project Section 005

Spring 2018

  • NDFS 698R: Master's Project Section 005

Publications

Journal Articles

Kreuger EB, Eggett DL, Stokes NM. 2018. Teacher Perceptions and Preferences for Five School Breakfast Program Models. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Krueger EB, Eggett DL, Stokes NM. 2018. Teacher Perceptions and Preferences for Five School Breakfast Programs Models. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 50(8):788-794.

Stokes NM, Arendt S. 2017. School foodservice employees’ beliefs about local produce use at work and home. Journal of Foodservice Business Research.

Kang S, Arendt SW, Stokes NM. 2016. Differences in Farm to School activities based on management type and length of Farm to School Program. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. 40(2).

Presentations

Nothum A, Stokes NM. Hourly school nutrition employees' confidence in promoting and processing local produce: Differences based on farm to school activities, training, and wellness policy involvement. Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. Washington D.C. 2018.

Stokes NM, Richards R. Food insecurity amongst college students. Utah Food Security Summit. Salt Lake City UT. 2018.

Stokes NM, Patten EK, Weight R. The customer experience at a dietetics student operated restaurant. Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. Chicago Illinois. 2017.

Bingham A, Cox A, Stokes NM, Spruance LA. School nutrition staff’s perceptions of ability and knowledge to process and promote local produce. Foodservice Systems Management Education Council Conference. Las Vegas Nevada. 2017.