Rachel Schichtl, PhD, RDN, CFCS, FAND

Adjunct Faculty


(501) 450-5953

Rachel Schichtl previously taught as an adjunct instructor and held a position at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She received her PhD from Texas Tech University with a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Her dissertation examined empathy towards food insecurity. While at Texas Tech Dr. Schichtl also has earned a graduate certificate in Youth Development. She has a Masters and Bachelors from the University of Central Arkansas in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Nutrition and completed her Dietetic Internship at UCA. She currently directs the undergraduate nutrition program and teaches several senior-level nutrition classes as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in Family and Consumer Sciences. Her research interests include food insecurity, food access issues and food pantries.