Hospitality and Tourism Management

Janet Sim, D.Ed.

Professor Janet Sim joined San Francisco State University in 1986 and has been the chair of the department of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the College of Business since 1995. She designed and taught most of the foodservice management courses at SF State.

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Role: 
Faculty
Position: 
Professor
Office: 
BUS 341
Phone: 
(415) 338-2673
Office Hours: 
TTH 8:40am-10:40am
Advising Duties & Hours: 
Professor
Terminal Degree: 
D.Ed.
Education: 
  • D.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Dissertation in Foodservice Systems Management (1989), University of San Francisco
  • M.S. in Food Science (1966), Iowa State University

Andrew Walls, Ph.D.

Andrew Walls, Ph.D. earned his doctoral degree from University of Central Florida's Rosen College of Hospitality Management in 2009. His research interests have focused on consumer behavior, consumer experiences, marketing and lodging with an emphasis in hospitality/tourism marketing/management. He has published numerous articles in leading journals such as International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, and Journal Hospitality Marketing and Management.

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Role: 
Faculty
Position: 
Assistant Professor, Department Chair
Office: 
BUS 342
Phone: 
(415) 338-1217
Office Hours: 
TTH 9:30am-11:30am or By appointment
Advising Duties & Hours: 
Department Chair / Advisor
Terminal Degree: 
Ph.D.
Education: 
  • Ph.D. (2009), Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
Research Interests: 
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Consumer Experiences
  • Marketing and lodging with an emphasis in Hospitality/Tourism Marketing/Management

Steve Lui, B.S.

Steve Lui is an industry lecturer for the Hospitality Management Program specializing in information systems for the hotel industry. Steve has been working in the hotel industry for over 14 years. Most of his career has been with Hilton Hotels Corporation where he worked in various hotel and restaurant concentrations. He held the position of Director of Convention Servicesat the San Francisco Airport Hilton from 1994-1997. In 1997, he became the Director of Managment Information Systems for the 2,000 room Hilton San Francisco in Union Square.

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Role: 
Faculty
Position: 
Lecturer
Office: 
BUS 312
Phone: 
(415) 338-1023
Office Hours: 
On leave for FALL 2017
Advising Duties & Hours: 
Lecturer
Terminal Degree: 
B.S.
Education: 
  • B.S. (1993), Hilton College of Hotel/Rest Management, University of Houston

Sybil Yang, B.S.

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Role: 
Faculty
Position: 
Assistant Professor
Office: 
BUS 205A
Phone: 
(415) 405-2531
Office Hours: 
WED. 4:00PM- 5:30PM (DTC)/ BUS 351 TTH (4:00PM-5:30PM and by appointment
Advising Duties & Hours: 
Advisor
Terminal Degree: 
B.S.
Education: 
  • B.S. (1997), University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: 
  • Food & Beverage Operations Consumer Behavior Decision Sciences