Abraham Pizam

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Dr. Abraham Pizam

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Expertise: Tourism Planning and Development, Tourism Safety and Security, Consumer Behavior, Hospitality and Tourism Marketing, Hospitality and Tourism Human Resources Management, Hospitality Cross-Cultural Management

Dr. Abraham Pizam is the Linda Chapin Eminent Scholar Chair in Tourism Management at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.  He is also the founding dean of the college, and served in that role for more than 15 years ago, until his return to faculty in 2018. Professor Pizam is widely known in the field of Hospitality and Tourism Management and has conducted research projects, lectured, and served as a consultant in more than 30 countries. He has held various academic positions, in the U.S.A, U.K., France, Austria, Australia, New-Zealand, Singapore, Israel and Switzerland, has authored more than 160 scientific publications and ten books, is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Hospitality Management and serves on the editorial boards of 20 academic journals. Professor Pizam has conducted consulting and research projects for a variety of international, national and regional tourism organizations.


Ph.D. Business Administration Cornell University
M.P.A Public Administration New York University
B.A. Sociology and Political Science Hebrew University