Yoo Ri Kim

Yoo Ri Kim is an Assistant Professor in Hospitality Management at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. She earned her BSc in Geography with Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and MSc in International Tourism Development and PhD in Hospitality and Tourism at the University of Surrey, UK. Prior to joining […]

Hyoung Ju Song

Hyoung Ju Song CV Expertise: ESG issues, corporate growth strategy, financial analysis, entrepreneurship, regulation changes Hyuong Ju Song attained a Ph.D. in Hospitality Management from the Pennsylvania State University, and a M.S. and B.A. in hotel management from Kyunghee University, South Korea. Song’s major research interests have focused on ESG (Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance) […]

Gisele Canova

Gisele Canova is an Instructor and Internship Coordinator at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. Gisele is a skilled Hospitality professional with over 20 years of experience within the Tourism and Hospitality industry. She started her Tourism career organizing and guiding multilingual tours throughout Brazil and South America, but eventually realized that her passion was […]

Yun Ying (Susan) Zhong

Expertise: Hospitality Service, Aging population and Generational Cohorts, Relationship and Experience Marketing, Health Care Dr. Zhong is a member of the Disability Aging &Technology Cluster and an Assistant Professor at Rosen College of Hospitality Management at UCF. Since her appointment, she has helped develop the new Bachelor of Science degree in Senior Living Management and actively […]

Valeriya Shapoval

Valeriya Shapoval CV Expertise: Organizational behavior, Physical/emotional well-being, Big Data, Leadership, Strategy, and Tourism management Dr. Valeriya Shapoval joined the faculty of the Rosen College of Hospitality Management in August 2016. She received her Ph.D. in Hospitality Management and a Certificate in Big Data Analytics from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Shapoval also has […]

Jorge Ridderstaat

Jorge Ridderstaat CV Dr. Jorge Ridderstaat is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida, specifically at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. Previously, Dr. Ridderstaat worked for some 20 years at the Central Bank of Aruba, first as an economist at the Economic Policy Unit, and in the last eight years as […]

David Wixted

David Wixted comes to us with 19 years of educational experience, 16 of those years in post-secondary education.  He taught for 14 years at Schenectady County Community College (SCCC), in Upstate New York, in the esteemed school of Hotel, Culinary Arts, and Tourism.  He also taught for two years at Stratford University, a for-profit institution, […]

Tingting Zhang

Dr. Tingting (Christina) Zhang is an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF) Rosen College of Hospitality Management. She focuses on technology adoptions and innovations in hospitality and tourism, with research interests that explore how technologies such as virtual reality, metaverse, service robots, artificial intelligence, social media, mobile apps, and online communities contribute […]

Murat Hancer

Research Gate | Google Scholar Expertise: Information Technology, Human Resources Management, Service Quality, Food Service, Research Methodology Dr. Hancer joined the Rosen College of Hospitality Management in August 2016 as a Professor. He was a Professor in the School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration at Oklahoma State University since 2006. He received his Ph.D. in Hospitality […]

Mehmet Altin

Mehmet Altin CV Expertise: Strategic Management, Finance, Revenue Management, Entrepreneurship, Quantitative and Econometric Analysis Dr. Mehmet Altin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Hospitality Services in the Rosen College at the University of Central Florida. He earned his PhD in Hospitality and Tourism Management in Pamplin Business College at the Virginia Tech and […]