James L. Hargrove, Ph.D.

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

Associate Professor Emeritus

1180 W PIne Avenue
St. George Island, FL 32328


workOffice Phone: 850-927-4680

Alternate Phone: 850-653-5996


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Biological Sciences Utah State University 1975


Research interests include health benefits of muscadine grapes and pecans, as well as computer-based modeling of change over time. Dr. Hargrove is not currently conducting laboratory research.


As an emeritus faculty member, Dr. Hargrove has no teaching responsibilities and is finishing his last graduate committee assignment.

Areas of Expertise

Computer-assisted modeling in nutrition as related to time courses of change after interventions.

Journal Articles

Ma Y, Kerr WL, Swanson RB, Hargrove JL, Pegg RB. Peanut skins-fortified peanut butters: Effect of processing on the phenolics content, fibre content and antioxidant activity. Food Chem. 2014 Feb 15;145:883-91. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.08.125. Epub 2013 Sep 7. PubMed PMID: 24128560.

Ma, Yuanyuan; Kerr, William L.; Cavender, George A.; Swanson, Ruthann B.; Hargrove, James L.; Pegg, Ronald B. Effect of Peanut Skin Incorporation on the Color, Texture and Total Phenolics Content of Peanut Butters. JOURNAL OF FOOD PROCESS ENGINEERING Volume: 36 Issue: 3 Pages: 316-328 DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-4530.2012.00693.x


Hargrove, James L.  The Plateau Principle: Key to Diet and Exercise.  2013, Charleston, SC, CreateSpace Publishing.  ISBN10: 1492727911, 152 pages.

Hargrove, James L., Diane K. Hartle and Phillip Greenspan.  Health Benefits of Pecans.  2013, Charleston, SC, CreateSpace Publishing.  ISBN13: 978-1479318728, 81 pages.

Hargrove, James L. Hell's Angels Bombardier: Evasion and Escape from Occupied France (Memoir of Captain Walter Hargrove).  2013, Charleston, SC, CreateSpace Publishing.  ISBN10: 1490373594, 145 pages

Hargrove, James L. The Oyster King.  The Man Who Bought Saint George Island.  2013, Charleston, SC, CreateSpace Publishing.  ISBN10: 1483961044, 168 pages.