Dr. Tony Johnston


Dr. Tony Johnston
Room 104A, Stark Agribusiness and Agriscience Center (SAG)
MTSU Box 5, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (1995)
  • M.S., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (1986)
  • B.S., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (1980)

Areas of Expertise

Food Processing, Food Safety, Food Quality, Food Microbiology, Grape Production, Wine Production, Wine Appreciation, Food and Wine Marketing, International Studies, Public Health


B.S. Geophysics, University of Arkansas, 1980
M.S. Food Science, University of Arkansas, 1986
Ph.D. Food Science (Enology and Viticulture), University of Arkansas, 1995
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Florida, 2014

6 years food industry experience with Tyson Foods, Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, and Sara Lee Corporation, Quality Control Manager and Technical Services Manager

6 years experience as owner and/or winemaker at Tennessee wineries (Sumner Crest Winery and Monteagle Winery)