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Hospitality, Events and Tourism


James R. Drake

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Hotel operations and management, Casino gaming operations and management, Vacation ownership (timeshare) management and operations, Capital structure/finance, Securities analysis

Drake, James R

Christian Hardigree

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Dean

Expertise: Food safety, Risk management, Sustainability, Workplace violence, Employment/management issues, Bed bug litigation

Hardigree, Christian

Shinyong (Shawn) Jung

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Conventions, exhibitions, trade shows, event technology and sustainable meetings and events

Scott Kerkmans

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Instructor and Beer Industry Program director

Expertise: Beer styles and service, Beers of the world, Brewery operations

Carol Krugman Maller

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Cross-cultural planning, Global meeting operations, Risk management

Jackson Lamb

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Professor, Director of Culinary Management

Expertise: Restaurant operations, Culinary arts

Lamb, Jackson

Gregory Neale

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Advertising, Marketing, Beer industry marketing and promotions, Brand strategy and positioning, Marketing communications, Shopper marketing, Promotions and events, Digital and social media (particularly in the alcohol beverage sector)

Helle Sorensen

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Professor

Expertise: Adventure travel and ecotourism, Tourism planning and development, Global itinerary development, Sustainable tourism

Sorensen, Helle

Katie Strain

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Beverage Analysis Lab Manager

Expertise: Quality analysis of alcoholic beverages, Analytical chemistry, Microbiology, Pathogenic microbiology

Strain, Katherine

Cory Tipton

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Affiliate Faculty

Expertise: Regulatory structures in Colorado related to the alcohol beverage industry, casino gaming and aviation, Legislative and governance aspects of the alcohol beverage industry, Assisting new breweries, wineries, distilleries, beverage distributors and retail liquor stores, Organization of businesses including closely-held corporations and limited liability companies, Estate planning

Tipton, Cory

Michael Wray

Department: School of Hospitality

Title: Professor

Expertise: Beer-food and wine-food pairing, Chemical additives, Food production and meal planning, Genetically altered foods, Healthy cooking, Special needs recipes, Enology, Restaurant management

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