B.S. in Hotel Administration, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; M.A. in Culinary & Foodservice Management, Ph.D. in Culinary & Foodservice Management, Kyung Hee University (Seoul, South Korea).
Expertise & Research Interests
- Strategic Management
- Risk/Crisis Management
- Spatial Analysis
- Sharing Economy in the Lodging Industry
Gained four years of hospitality industry experience working across the United States and South Korea in positions that included barista, restaurant assistant manager, conference event coordinator and F&B department intern; research endeavors cover strategic management and marketing focused on risk and crisis management and the sharing economy in community support and tourism destination management; author of three papers published in top-tier hospitality journals; presented at six internationally renowned academic conferences.