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Pioneers in hospitality and tourism research
Home to world-class scholars, the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management has been consistently ranked as a Top 15 program in the nation. The school’s faculty conduct cutting-edge and impactful research and publish in leading hospitality and tourism journals including the Journal of Travel Research, Tourism Management, Annals of Tourism Research, International Journal of Hospitality Management , Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research and International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. They also serve as editors, associate editors and editorial board members of top-tier academic journals.
View the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management's complete compilation of faculty research for the 2021-2022 school year in the Research Abstract Report 2022. 

Faculty Researchers

Yeasun Chung

Financial management, forecasting and planning, capital structure and finance, hospitality strategic management

Jinyoung Im

Organizational and consumer behavior, event planning, co-creation

Cortney Norris

Food and beverage operations (consumer behavior, sustainability, menu, and facility design), distilled spirits marketing and craft distillery operations

Lisa Slevitch

Determinants of customer satisfaction, consumer behavior, sustainability

Kevin Kam Fung So

Services marketing, service innovation and emerging technologies, advanced quantitive methods and analytical techniques

Willie Tao

Big data analytics, foodservice management, social media research

Brij Thapa

Tourism and sustainability, tourism, conservation and development, nature and culture based tourism

Stacy Tomas

Tourism and economic and community development, rural tourism and sustainability, agritourism, cultural/heritage tourism and nature-based tourism

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