Carol Longley, Associate Professor 
Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising, and Hospitality


Carol LongleyCarol Longley received her doctoral degree in Foodservice and Lodging Management in 2007 from Iowa State University. She completed a Masters of Social Work at the University of Iowa after earning a bachelor's degree in dietetics from Iowa State University and completing her dietetics internship at the University of California Hospital in San Francisco.   

Prior to her teaching career, she held positions in schools, nursing homes, and hospitals as a clinical dietitian, consulting dietitian, and foodservice director.  She also was a dietitian for a food distributor and worked for a counseling agency offering group and private counseling for eating disorders.

Dr. Longley has authored articles published in the Journal for Child Nutrition and Management, the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, and the Journal of Foodservice Management and Education.  Her research interests include childhood obesity and school nutrition management.

She serves on the advisory board of the National Foodservice Management Institute and is a program reviewer for the Commission on Dietetic Education.  She served as president of the Illinois Dietetic Association.