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Tegan Jepsen

Tegan Jepsen

Tegan Jepsen is a sensory project analyst for the Sensory and Consumer Research Center at K-State Olathe.

She specializes in practical applications of consumer research to provide product direction and solutions. She uses cognitive flexibility and complex problem-solving in practical applications of consumer research to provide product direction and solutions to clients. 

Jepsen has several years of experience in the food industry, bringing a consumer research background and a novel perspective from plant quality operations from early in her career.  

Her most recent research involves using emojis in children’s consumer research. The goal is to create a consumer scale using emojis that can be used internationallly across cultures and different languages.

Jepsen earned a bachelor's degree in food science from Iowa State University and is pursuing a Professional Science Master’s in Applied Science and Technology from K-State Olathe.  

Contact info

Tegan Jepsen
913-307-7368
tmjepsen@k-state.edu