Faculty Bio

John Hughes, Ed.D., CHE


Associate Professor of Hospitality

Department Chair, Hospitality, Recreation & Sport Management Director, Hospitality Management

Education

  • B.S., Florida International University
  • M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Ed.D., Columbia University

Courses

  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Leadership
  • Facility Management
  • Hospitality Finance

Research Interests

  • Organization Learning in Hospitality and Tourism Enterprises
  • Leadership Development in Hospitality and Tourism Enterprises
  • Strategy Development in Hospitality and Tourism Enterprises
  • Program Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education
  • Student Learning Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education

Honors

  • Packard Scholar - The American Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Certified Hospitality Educator - The American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Institute

Recent Publications

  • Hughes, J.G. (2010) Program Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education Hospitality Management Programs. A qualitative comparative case study of learning cultures. Doctoral dissertation. Columbia University. New York. (UMI No. 3424972)

Experience

  • Associate Director/Professor - Fairleigh Dickinson University - International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Vice President of Operations and Asset Management - Carnival Hotels and Resorts
  • General Manager (Hotels) - Lincoln Property Company and The Mariner Corporation
  • Director of Marketing - The Mariner Corporation