Scott Haskell

Scott Haskell

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MSU Adjunct Professor of Law
Institute for Food Laws and Regulations

Scott R.R. Haskell teaches Animal Health, World Trade, and Food Safety (FSC 817) and The Law of the Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule (FSC 852).

Dr. Haskell received his DVM, MPVM and PhD, all from the University of California, Davis, received a MS degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and is currently completing a postgraduate diploma in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He was in large animal practice for 17 years prior to entering academia.

He has written numerous scientific publications and was the primary editor to the industry standard first edition textbook Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant. He has received several awards including, the California Veterinary Medical Association Practitioner Fellowship Award in Clinical Pathology in 2010 and in the 2011-2012 academic year he was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. 

Dr. Haskell has worked with a wide variety of global client engagements, covering organizational development, personal engagement, leadership development, management skills, and cooperative development. His international experience includes working with programs and consultancies in 29 countries spanning over 30 years.

Dr. Haskell has many interests that include global veterinary medicine, development and implementation of distance education programs, food safety and security, global water quality issues, global sustainable agriculture systems development, and pre- and post-harvest food safety.

While in education, Dr. Haskell was formerly the Director and a Professor at the Veterinary Technology Program at Yuba College in California. Prior to this position, Dr. Haskell has taught and done livestock disease research at the University of Minnesota, University of Maine, University of Illinois, and University of California. He has worked extensively with international development projects in India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mali, Guinea, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, Moldova, Ukraine, Romania, Guatemala, Mexico, Guyana, and Haiti.