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Oklahoma State University

CATHERINE CURTIS

CATHERINE CURTIS

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT
Associate Professor

210 HUMAN SCIENCES WEST
STILLWATER, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-8484

catherine.curtis@okstate.edu

Education

  • Ph D, University of Central Florida, Hospitality Management Education, 2010
  • MS, University of Central Florida, Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2005
  • BA, Rider University, Music Education, 1997

Publications

  • Angel F Gonzalez, Catherine Curtis, Isaac J Washburn, and Abhijeet R Shirsat. "Factors in tourists’ food decision processes: A US-based case study". Journal of Tourism Analysis: Revista de Análisis Turístico. 18.
  • Danqing Liu, Catherine Curtis, and Randall S Upchurch. (2019). "The Evolving Field of Wind Energy Tourism: An Application of the Theory of Reasoned Action". Tourism Review International. (23), 1-2, 37-53.
  • Bonhak Koo and Catherine Curtis. (2019). "An examination of the role of internal brand management: Impact of contractual models". Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management.
  • Danqing Liu, Randall S Upchurch, and Catherine Curtis. (2019). "The fit of environmental citizenship models to energy tourism: The case of Ningbo China". Journal of Ecotourism.
  • G Hornsby, S Scott-Halsell, Catherine Curtis, William Ryan, and J Kirksey. (2017). "Do I fit in? The impact of race on hospitality student perceptions of departmental climate.". Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism. (17), 4, 219-236.
  • D Qui, R Upchurch, Catherine Curtis, and C Lusby. (2016). "Chinese domestic tourist perceptions of wind farms experiences.". Journal of Sustainable Tourism. (24), 11, 1569-1583.
  • M Alcorn and Catherine Curtis. (2016). "Employee reaction to restaurant sustainability practices: A collective case study.". Journal of Foodservice Management and Education. (10), 1, 16-23.
  • D Qui, R Upchurch, and Catherine Curtis. (2016). "Resident acceptance of wind farms– An emerging tourism market in China". Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. (27), 1-3.
  • C Bodenhausen and Catherine Curtis. (2016). "Transformational leadership and employee involvement: Perspectives from millennial workforce entrants". Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism. (17), 3, 371-387.
  • M Kitterlin, Catherine Curtis, and A Cervera. (2015). "Workplace substance use and acceptance among nightclub employees: A qualitative investigation". Tourism Analysis. (20), 5, 469-474.
  • E Lasten, Catherine Curtis, R Upchurch, and C Dammers. (2014). "Measurement of traveler expectations versus service gaps — The case of general aviation services in Aruba". Tourism Management Perspectives. (12), 68-70.
  • Catherine Curtis, R Upchurch, and D Dickson. (2013). "Restaurant industry perspectives on pro-social rule breaking: Intent versus action". Florida International University Hospitality and Tourism Review. (31), 1,
  • Catherine Curtis. (2012). "Job perceptions of citizenship behavior and deviance: Musings from behind the bar". Florida International University Hospitality and Tourism Review. (30), 1, 23-34.
  • T Kaufman, R S Upchurch, and Catherine Curtis. (2011). "Timeshare brand affiliation impacts.". International Journal of Built Environment and Asset Management.. (1), 1, 4-13.
  • Catherine Curtis and R Upchurch. (2010). "An application of McClelland's need theory to the casual dining industry.". Tourism Analysis. (15), 1, 111-120.
  • R S Upchurch, R B DiPietro, Catherine Curtis, and J Hahm. (2010). "Organizational commitment in the restaurant industry: A research note.". Journal of Foodservice Business Research. (13), 2, 127-143.
  • Catherine Curtis, R S Upchurch, and D Severt. (2009). "Employee motivation and organizational commitment: A comparison of tipped and non-tipped restaurant employees.". International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration. (10), 3, 253-269.
  • Catherine Curtis and R S Upchurch. (2008). "A case study in establishing a positive service culture: Attachment and involvement in the workplace.". Journal of Retail and Leisure Property. (7), 2, 131-138.

Presentations

  • Farm-To-Fork: Exploring Chefs’ Influences and Motivations to Participate in the Local Food Movement
    ICHRIE
    California State University, Monterey Bay
    New Orleans, LA - July 25 2019
  • Hospitality Employees’ Knowledge and Awareness of Human Trafficking
    ICHRIE
    Oklahoma State University
    New Orleans, LA - July 25 2019
  • The impact of artificial intelligence on the hospitality industry: Human resource perspective.
    Central CHRIE Conference
    Central CHRIE
    Indianapolis, IN - March 2019
  • The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Hospitality Industry
    Annual Conference
    International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and
    Indianapolis, IN - March 22 2019
  • Exploring the role of internal brand management in the hotel context: Impact of contractual models.
    Graduate Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    University of Houston
    Houston, TX - January 2019
  • PREVENTING FOOD WASTE: A FRAMEWORK FOR FOOD RECOVERY IN RESTAURANT OPERATIONS
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism Annual Conference,
    University of Houston
    Houston, TX - January 2019
  • Exploring the Role of Internal Brand Management in the Hotel
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    Houston, TX - January 3 2019
  • Food Recovery in the Resturant Industry
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    Houston, TX - January 3 2019
  • Teaching Approaches: Strategies for Interactive Pedagogy
    International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education Annual Convention
    Career Academy Session
    Palm Springs; CA - July 25 2018
  • Implementing Lactation Rooms in the Workplace: What Nursing Mothers Want
    Enviormental Design Research Association 49
    Oklahoma City, OK - June 6 2018
  • Examining the Effects of Interdisciplinary Project Based Learning on Students' Intrinsic Motivation Orientation.
    Annual Convention
    International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education
    Baltimore, MD - July 27 2017
  • The difference in first time event attendee and repeat attendee experiences: A study of the relationships between motivation, satisfaction, and loyalty.
    User's Workshop
    Bureau of Labor Statistics Microdata
    Washington, D.C. - July 20 2017
  • The difference in first time event attendee and repeat attendee experiences: A study of the relationships between motivation, satisfaction, and loyalty.
    Annual Convention
    APacCHRIE
    Bali, Indonesia - June 2 2017
  • An examination of the relationships between perceived service quality, satisfaction, and eWOM intention
    Annual Conference
    International Council on Hotel, Resturaunt, and Institutional Education
    Stillwater, OK - April 21 2017
  • Understanding student perceptions of food preparation laboratories in a hospitality program
    Annual Conference
    International Council on Hotel, Resturaunt, and Institutional Education
    San Diego, CA - February 10 2017
  • Do I trust my leader? An investigation of the influence of personality in leader- follower relationships
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 6 2017
  • The impact of brand personality on customer retention at wine events
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 6 2017
  • The impacts of the leadership style on employees' job satisfaction, morale, and turnover intentions in the international cruise line.
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 6 2017
  • The role of envy in the impact of differential LMX on hotel frontline employee's attitude
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 6 2017
  • Factors in tourists' food decision processes
    Annual Conference
    International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education
    Grapevine, TX - July 20 2016
  • Solo and family sojourns: A comparison of consumer travel expenditure
    User's Workshop
    Bureau of Labor Statistics Microdata
    July 13 2016
  • Consumer taste preferences in Chardonnay
    Annual Convention
    International Council on Hotel, Resturaunt, and Institutional Education
    Olathe, KS - April 21 2016
  • Factors and attributes determining craft beer choice and consumption: an investigation of craft beer in Oklahoma
    Annual Convention
    International Council on Hotel, Resturaunt, and Institutional Education
    Olathe, KS - April 21 2016
  • Social indicators as a determinant of social carrying capacity in small island developing states: The case of Ocho Rios, Jamaica
    Annual Convention
    International Council on Hotel, Resturaunt, and Institutional Education
    Olathe, KS - April 21 2016
  • Food in tourism: Exploring inherent influential factors in
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 9 2016
  • Interdisciplinary project-based learning to promote 21st
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 9 2016
  • Assessing changes in intercultural competence among undergraduate hospitality students enrolled in a foodservice course at a four-year program
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 10 2015
  • Do customer compliments really make restaurant employees satisfied with service encounters?,
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 10 2015
  • Examining the effects of inter-disciplinary project-based learning on students' twenty first century skill development awareness and intrinsic motivation orientation
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 10 2015
  • Sense of belongingness: Does personality matter
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 10 2015
  • Student perspectives on foodservice laboratories in a four-year hospitality program
    Annual Conference
    Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
    January 10 2015

Editorial and Review Activities

  • International Journal of Wine Business Research
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2019
  • Journal of Hospitality Entrepreneurship
    Associate Editor
    August 2017
  • Journal of Drug Issues
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2017
  • Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2017
  • Journal of Services Marketing
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2017
  • Tourism Management
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2017
  • Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2015
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    August 2014
  • Tourism Analysis
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2014
  • International Journal of Hospitality Management
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    August 2012
  • Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2012

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Oklahoma State University, Associate Professor, 2017
  • Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor, 2011 - 2017
  • Florida International University, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2010 - 2011
  • Institute of Pittsburgh-Online, Instructor, January 2010 - December 2010
  • University of Central Florida, Instructor, June 2008 - May 2010
  • Disney College Program, Instructor, August 2008 - May 2009
  • Omni Orlando Resort, Income Auditor, 2005 - 2007
  • Starwood Resorts and Hotels; Lake Buena Vista, FL, Relief Manager, 2004 - 2005
  • Graul's Wine Shoppe, Assistant Manager, 2002 - 2003
  • Central Kitsap School District; Silverdale, WA, Substitute Teacher, 1999 - 2000
  • Jackson Board of Education; Jackson, NJ, Teacher of Music, 1997 - 1999

Courses Taught

  • BHON 3000 (1 Semester)
  • HTM 2643 (4 Semesters)
  • HTM 3123 (2 Semesters)
  • HTM 3213 (2 Semesters)
  • HTM 6993 (1 Semester)
  • HTM 4850 (1 Semester)
  • HTM 5870 (1 Semester)
  • HTM 6000 (1 Semester)