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Oklahoma State University

Hospitality and Tourism Management - Faculty Expertise

Faculty Member Expertise Area  
Yeasun Chung
Associate Professor

Corporate social responsibility
Local/Sustainable food consumption
Competitive dynamics and business strategy
Strategic brand management
Financial planning, budgeting and forecasting
Food commodity price analysis

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Heidi Hoart
Instructor of Professional Practice
Hazards communications as it pertains to the hospitality industry
Adapting hospitality information systems to a classroom setting by modifying software and creating workbooks and classroom exercises that give the students a knowledge base to assist their transition into managerial decision making
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Hailin Qu
Regents Professor Emeritus

Hospitality and tourism consumer behavior
Hospitality and tourism service quality 
Hospitality and tourism brand and brand loyalty

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Steve Ruby
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Legal issues in hospitality and tourism
Human resources
Agritourism
Student Leadership Development
Faculty
Bill Ryan
Professor
Management
Organizational design behavior 
Hospitality education at the university and international levels

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Lisa Slevitch
Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator/William S. Spears Fellow in Business

Consumer and organizational behavior
Sustainable development in hospitality and tourism industry
Determinants of customer satisfaction
Farm-to-table sourcing

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Willie Tao
Assistant Professor
Food service management
Restaurant service sabotage behaviors
Older adults’ dining behaviors
Big data analytics in research
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Stacy Tomas
Assistant Professor
Rural/Sustainable Tourism Development and Marketing
Tourism Marketing and Consumer Behavior
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