Evan Reister is a Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Health Studies. Evan studied Exercise Science and Neuroscience during his undergraduate years at Transylvania University in Lexington, KY. He then went on to complete a doctorate in Nutrition Science at Purdue University. While at Purdue University, Evan had a research focus on the effects of food properties and environmental factors on ingestive behavior and physiological responses in healthy adults. His studies included the examination of hummus as an afternoon snack, the assessment of package size and variety on snack intake, and an exploration of the mechanisms of action of a weight-loss device. Additionally, he had the great fortune of being a teaching assistant and graduate lecturer in various Nutrition Science and Food Science courses at Purdue University. Evan is passionate about teaching and encouraging student success both in his classroom and out in the world.