Jul 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: CONTENT MAY NOT BE CURRENT. USE THE DROP DOWN ABOVE TO ACCESS THE CURRENT CATALOG.

Hospitality


Dean

Stowe Shoemaker - Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., Cornell University. Rebel since 2012. 

 

Associate Deans

Tony L. Henthorne - Full Graduate Faculty

Acting Associate Dean of Academics; Professor; B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.B.A., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; Ph.D., University of Mississippi. Rebel since 2008.

 

Billy Bai - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Dean of Research; Professor; B.A., Nankai University; M.Phil., Hong Kong Polytechnic University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University. Rebel since 2001.

 

Graduate Studies

Tony L. Henthorne - Full Graduate Faculty

Director, Ph.D. Program; Professor; B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.B.A., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; Ph.D., University of Mississippi. Rebel since 2008.

 

Rhonda McElroy

Director of Graduate Programs; B.S., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., Iowa State University. Rebel since 2019.

 

Graduate Faculty

Abarbanel, Brett - Full Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor; B.S., Brown University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2016.

 

Ausar, Kweisi - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.A., Duquesne University; M.B.A., Wayne State University; D.B.A., Lawrence Technological University. Rebel since 2012.

 

Bai, Billy - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Dean of Research; Professor; B.A., Nankai University; M.Phil., Hong Kong Polytechnic University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University. Rebel since 2001.

 

Baloglu, Seyhmus - Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., Cukurova University; M.B.A., Hawaii Pacific University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Rebel since 1996.

 

Barnes, Roberta – Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor in Residence; B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Rebel since 2007.

 

Belarmino, Amanda – Full Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor; B.S., Cornell University; M.S., University of Houston; Ph.D., University of Houston

 

Bergman, Christine - Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., Loma Linda University; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., Michigan State University. Rebel since 2005.

 

Bernhard, Bo Jason - Full Graduate Faculty

Interim Vice President of Economic Development; Professor; B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2002.

 

Book, Laura – Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor in Residence; B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Rebel since 2013.

 

Braunlich, Carl - Full Graduate Faculty (retires June 30, so best to remove him)

Associate Professor; B.S., M.S., Cornell University; D.B.A., United States International University. Rebel since 2006.

 

Busser, James A. - Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.A., Illinois State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana. Rebel since 1987.

 

Cain, Christopher - Graduate Faculty

Director, PGA Golf Management Program; Associate Professor in Residence; B.S., M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2004.

 

Chatfield, Hyun Kyung (Grace) - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2008.

 

Chen, Chih-Chien - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.A., National Taiwan University; M.S., California State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. Rebel since 2014.

 

Christianson, David – Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.A., Brigham Young University; M.R.ED., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. Rebel since 1977.

 

Cotham, Dana – Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., University of Nevada-Las Vegas; J.D., University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Rebel since 2009.

 

Cotrone, Finley – Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor; B.F.A., Missouri State University; M.S., UNLV; Ph.D., UNLV. Rebel since 2013.

 

Dalbor, Michael C. - Full Graduate Faculty (Retiring June 30 so please delete)

Professor; B.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Loyola College. Rebel since 2000.

 

Erdem, Mehmet - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.S., M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2006.

 

Henthorne, Tony L. - Full Graduate Faculty

Acting Associate Dean of Academics; Director, Ph.D. of Hospitality Administration Program; Professor; B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.B.A., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; Ph.D., University of Mississippi. Rebel since 2008.

 

Kim, Hyelin (Lina) - Full Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor; B.A., University of Wollongong; M.A., University of New South Wales; M.S., Kyung Hee University; Ph.D., Virginia Tech. Rebel since 2015.

 

Kim, Jungsun (Sunny) - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.A., Kyung Hee University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas. Rebel since 2012.

 

Kim, Yen-Soon - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.S., M.S., Soonchunhyang University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University. Rebel since 2005.

 

Lema, Joseph – Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., University of Alberta; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi. Rebel since 2020,

 

Lucas, Anthony - Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., Ball State University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2001.

 

Montgomery, Rhonda - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.S., M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. Rebel since 1995.

 

Ozdemir, Ozgur – Full Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor; B.S., Bilkent University; M.S., University of Delaware; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University. Rebel since 2017.

 

Raab, Carola - Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2003.

 

Repetti, Toni - Full Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; M.B.A., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2012.

 

Sammons, Gail - Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., North Dakota State University; M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. Rebel since 1996.

 

Shoemaker, Stowe - Full Graduate Faculty

Dean; Professor; B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., Cornell University. Rebel since 2012.

 

Shum, Wai-san (Cass) - Full Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor; B.B.A., Chinese University of Hong Kong; Ph.D., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Rebel since 2015.

 

Singh, Ashok (A.K.) - Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.S., M.S., Lucknow University; Ph.D., Purdue University. Rebel since 1991.

 

Stafford, Marla – Full Graduate Faculty

Professor; B.A., University of Arizona; M.B.A., Rollins College; Ph.D., University of Georgia. Rebel since 2019.

 

Werner, William B. - Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor; B.A., Ohio State University; J.D., University of Cincinnati. Rebel since 2001.

 

Ma, Zihui (Ma) – Full Graduate Faculty

Assistant Professor in Residence; B.S., Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications; M.S., Virginia Tech; Ph.D., Washington State University.

 

Deans and Professors Emeriti

Abbey, James R.

Emeritus Professor; B.A., M.B.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Utah State University. UNLV Emeritus 1973-2000.

 

Borsenik, Frank D.

Emeritus Professor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University. UNLV Emeritus 1975-1994.

 

Eade, Vincent

Emeritus Professor; B.A., M.A., Bonaventure. UNLV Emeritus 1986-2015.

 

Goodwin, John R.

Emeritus Associate Professor; B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Pepperdine University; D.B.A., United States International University. UNLV Emeritus 1980-1993.

 

Gu, Zheng

Emeritus Professor; B.S., Hangzhou University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida. UNLV Emeritus 1991.

 

Mann, Stuart H.

Emeritus Dean of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration; B.S., University of Illinois; M.S., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. UNLV Emeritus 1998-2011.

 

Mayer, Karl

Emeritus Professor; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., Columbia University; M.B.A. Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas. UNLV Emeritus 2001-2013.

 

McCool, Audrey

Emeritus Professor; B.S., M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana; Ed.D., Texas Tech University. UNLV Emeritus 1990.

 

Metcalf, Lyell E.

Emeritus Associate Professor; B.S., B.A., M.A., University of Arizona; C.P.A., California. UNLV Emeritus 1970-1994.

 

Shock, Patti

Emeritus Professor; B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi. UNLV Emeritus 1988-2013.

 

Stefanelli, John

Emeritus Professor; B.S., University of Illinois; M.B.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Denver. UNLV Emeritus 1978 - present.

 

Tanford, Sarah - Full Graduate Faculty

Emeritus Professor; B.A., Northwestern University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Rebel since 2008

 

Vallen, Jerome J.

Emeritus Dean of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and Professor; B.S., Ph.D., Cornell University; M.Ed., St. Lawrence University. UNLV Emeritus 1967-1998.

 

Woods, Robert N. - Full Graduate Faculty
Emeritus Professor; B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University. Rebel since 2000.