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Andrew Walls

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Andrew Walls

Assistant Professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management

Andrew Walls

Andrew Walls, PhD 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. He also serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management and the Journal of Destination Marketing and Management. He was recipient of the 2009 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards - Highly Commended Award winner in the Hospitality Management category

Beyond his research interests, Andrew has taught a variety of courses, including Hospitality and Tourism Sales and Marketing, Hotel Operations Management, Hotel Convention Services Management, Introduction to Hospitality Industry, and Hospitality Communications.  He has also taught Principles of Marketing and Principles Selling. In the 2007-2008 academic year, he was the recipient of the 2007-08 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching for Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

Andrew’s industry experience spans over 18+ years in the hospitality/hotel field. This work has allowed him to gain successful business experience and gain keen insights that are referenced as a researcher and instructor.

 

Contact Information

Email: arwalls@sfsu.edu

Website:

Office Hours: No office hours, only available via email

Phone: 338-1217

Department: Hospitality and Tourism Management

Location: BUS 342

Advising Duties: Advisor

Education

Ph.D., University of Central Florida, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, (2009)

M.B.A., Florida Southern College, (1993)

B.A., Florida Southern College, (1986) Business Administration

Research Interests

Research interests have focused on consumer behavior, consumer experiences, marketing and lodging with an emphasis in hospitality/tourism marketing/management.

Professional Associations

PCMA – Professional Convention Management Association

HSMAI – Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International

AMA – American Marketing Association

ASAE – American Society of Association Executives

Honors and Awards

2009 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards - Highly Commended Award winner in the Hospitality Management category.

Nominated for best paper award at the 14th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Las Vegas, NV. January 2010.

Recipient of the 2007-08 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching for Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

Nominated for the 2007-08 University of Central Florida Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching.

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