Alex Thompson

Food Systems and Safety Agent
Food Systems and Safety Program Team, Anderson County Cooperative Extension Office, Greenville County Cooperative Extension Office, Oconee County Cooperative Extension Office, Pickens County Cooperative Extension Office, Spartanburg County Cooperative Extension Office

Office: Greenville, SC
Phone: 864-365-0628


 Educational Background

M.S. Food, Nutrition and Culinary Sciences
Clemson University 2022

B.S. Food Science and Human Nutrtion
Clemson University 2019


Alex is a Greenville, South Carolina native. He has previous experience as a professional brewer and has worked on grant teams for the SCDA and USDA. He also served in the United States Army as a tank crew member and is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom.

 Research Interests

Brewing and Fermentation Science
Food Safety and Microbiology
Food Chemistry


Thompson, A. And J. K. Northcutt. 2021. "Cleaning and
Sanitation for the Homebrewer". Clemson University Home
and Garden Information Center.

Thompson, Alex Ryan, "Identification of Critical Points for Bacterial Contamination in the Microbrewery Environment" (2022). All Theses. 3817.