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Michelle Russen Doctoral Student Faculty

B.S., M.S. in Hospitality Management, University of South Florida.

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resources
  • Food & Beverage Management

Career Highlights
Brings 10 years of diverse industry experience in the areas of restaurant front-of-house, event management, human resources, restaurant management and hospitality management consulting to the classroom; courses taught include Human Resource Management for Hospitality, Organizational Behavior for Hospitality Management, Food & Beverage Operations, and Hospitality Marketing; recipient of the 2021 International CHRIE Best Paper Award; author of more than 11 peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings relating to food & beverage and organizational behavior in hospitality published in such journals as the International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, and Journal of Foodservice and Business Research.