Suja Chaulagain

Dr. Suja Chaulagain joined UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management as an Assistant Professor in August 2019. Prior to joining Rosen College, Dr. Chaulagain was a Faculty Coordinator/Instructional Specialist at Office of Experiential Learning at University of Central Florida. Dr. Chaulagain holds a Ph.D. in Hospitality Management from University of Central Florida. She received her […]

Jennifer Hostetter

Jennifer Hostetter CV Expertise: International Gastronomy, History and Culture of Food and Drinks, Foodservice and Catering Management, Food and Beverage Sensory Analysis, Retail Management, Recipe Development Ms. Jennifer Hostetter is a thirty-year veteran of the service industry. She has over twenty years of experience in food and beverages, where she has served in numerous capacities […]

Vanessa Gonzalez

Dr. Vanessa Gonzalez is an Instructor and Internship Coordinator at the University of Central Florida (UCF) Rosen College of Hospitality Management. She also is the Director for the Rosen College Leadership Council (RCLC), the Dean’s Student Ambassador Program. She joined the Rosen College team in January 2017 as an Academic Advisor, supporting first semester transfer […]

Bendegul Okumus

Dr. Bendegul Okumus has an undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Home Economics, Master’s and PhD degrees in Food Hygiene  and Technology, and a second Master’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. She worked for the Florida Department of Health in Orange County WIC program, which is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children. She also has work […]

Robin Back

Robin Back Ph.D. CV Expertise: Wine business, wine tourism, agritourism, gastronomy tourism, special event tourism, online marketing, consumer behavior, leadership Robin M. Back, Ph.D., Interim Chair of the Department of Foodservice & Lodging Management, Associate Professor, Department of Foodservice and Lodging Management, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida Dr. Robin Back is an […]

Diego Bufquin

Diego Bufquin CV Expertise: Hotel Management, Restaurant Management, Consumer Behavior, Organizational Behavior, Social Psychology As a French and Brazilian citizen, Dr. Bufquin has a multicultural background that has taken him to a variety of countries. Born in Singapore, he spent his first six years in Jakarta, Indonesia. Later, he moved to Paris, France, where he also lived […]

Dr. Jason Fridrich

Jason Fridrich CV Expertise: Culinary Arts and Cuisine, Restaurant Management and Marketing, Hospitality Management, Culinary Training Dr. Jason Fridrich is a hospitality instructor at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. He is currently teaching techniques in food production. Dr. Fridrich is a 28-year veteran of the food service and hospitality industry. He has been involved with […]

Katherine Wilson

Expertise: Savory Foods, Food History, Food and Archaeology, Rosen College and Foods Techniques, Teaching in Culinary Schools, Cannes, Pastries, Wine Ms. Katherine Wilson serves as an instructor at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida. Prior to joining Rosen College, Ms. Wilson taught at the University of Houston. Education M.S. […]

Amy M. Gregory

Amy Gregory CV 2019 Expertise: Consumer Behavior, Timeshare/Vacation Ownership & Mixed Use Developments Dr. Gregory joined UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management in August 2012. She received her Ph.D. in Hospitality Management from the University of Central Florida and Masters in International Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Dr. Gregory’s academic career […]

Peder Hagglund

CV/Resume Expertise: Food Service Operations Management, Process Analysis, Sustainability, Facilities Management Dr. Peder Hagglund joined the Rosen College of Hospitality Management in 2004. His research interest include food service operations, process analysis, and sustainability & information fluency. Dr. Hagglund has many years of experience managing food service operations in 1,000+ rooms at 3 and 4 […]