“Given the relatively small size of our program compared to other ranked programs, the amount of world-class research produced is truly impressive,” said Nancy Swanger, SHBM director. “To be ranked ninth globally illustrates the expertise and passion our professors have in the fields of hospitality and tourism.”
Faculty gain individual recognition
Hyun Jeong Kim
Three SHBM faculty gained individual recognition. Dogan Gursoy ranked 10th among the 100 most prolific authors in both hospitality and tourism research, 15th among the 50 most prolific authors in tourism research and 35th among the 50 most prolific authors in hospitality.
Dennis Reynolds ranked 15th among the 50 most prolific authors in hospitality and 38th among the 100 most prolific authors in both hospitality and tourism research.
Hyun Jeong Kim ranked 42nd among the 50 most prolific authors in hospitality and 82nd among the 100 most prolific authors in both hospitality and tourism research.
“I am honored and deeply humbled by this recognition,” Gursoy said. “I am proud to be a part of a very productive research team. We all have a passion for teaching and research.
About the program, college
The College of Business spans all WSU, including online. The college conducts scholarly and applied research. It offers degree programs in a variety of business disciplines, supplementing face-to-face offerings with innovative online learning and international programs. For more information, visit the website at http://www.business.wsu.edu.
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