Leadership Team

Please take a moment to meet Rosen College’s esteemed leadership team of hospitality scholars and industry experts. Click their names to learn more about their background and expertise, and how to contact them.

Associate Deans

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Dr. Youcheng Wang Dr. Robertico Croes
Associate Dean,
Academic Affairs & Research; Professor
Associate Dean,
Administration & Finance;

Assistant Dean

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Dr. Manuel Rivera

Assistant Dean; Associate Professor

Department Chairs

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Dr. Joe Hutchinson Dr. Kevin Murphy Dr. Sevil Sonmez
Chair, Foodservice & Lodging Management;
Associate Professor
Chair, Hospitality Services;
Associate Professor
Chair, Tourism, Events & Attractions; Professor