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Opportunities for graduate students (MTHM & PhD) at Temple University

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  • wroehl@temple.edu
    The School of Tourism & Hospitality Management at Temple University is recruiting Masters and PhD students to join the program for the Fall semester 2008.
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 5, 2007
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      The School of Tourism & Hospitality Management at Temple
      University is recruiting Masters and PhD students to join
      the program for the Fall semester 2008. Specifically we are
      looking for students to fit into a number of on-going
      research programs listed below. If interested in any of
      these opportunities please contact the designated faulty
      member.


      1. Culture & Communications

      The student will be involved in projects exploring cross-
      cultural differences in tourism. Specifically, students
      will be involved in projects examining cultural influences
      on tourist behavior and communication (perception, identity,
      emotions, authenticity, meaning), differences in cultural
      values and relationships, communication theories and
      practices and cross-cultural skills and competency.

      Contact—Dr. Yvette Reisinger (yvette.reisinger@...)


      2. Destination Marketing & Management

      The student will be involved in destination marketing
      projects. Specifically, students will be involved in
      projects examining major trends and current issues facing
      destination marketing management. Applicants with interest
      in cultural influences on destination marketing are
      preferred.

      Contact—Dr. Yvette Reisinger (yvette.reisinger@...)


      3. Hospitality Financial Management and Accounting

      The student will be involved in various hospitality
      financial research projects including hotel valuation,
      hospitality firms' financial risk, revenue management,
      financial impacts of various trends (e.g., timeshare
      operation, corporate social responsibility, etc.).
      Applicants with financial-related work experiences are
      preferred.

      Contact—Dr. Seoki Lee (seokilee@...)


      4. Gaming and Casino Management and Impacts

      The student will be involved in research that examines
      issues related to the gaming industry such as competition
      among sectors and jurisdictions, public policy issues
      related to the legalization of commercial gaming, and
      impacts of the gaming industry at both the individual and
      destination levels.

      Contact—Dr. Wes Roehl (wroehl@...)


      5. Information Technology in Tourism Marketing

      The student will be involved in research focusing on the use
      of information technology (IT) supporting the tourism
      industry including information search, website design,
      consumer generated content, the role of recommendation
      systems and mobile computing.

      Contact—Dr. Daniel R. Fesenmaier (drfez@...)


      6. Innovation in Destination Management

      The student will be involved in research focusing on
      strategies to support destination management organizations
      including the nature and role of innovation, partnerships,
      benchmarking, and the development of marketing information
      systems.

      Contact—Dr. Daniel R. Fesenmaier (drfez@...)


      7. Knowledge Management (with a focus in Risk
      Assessment)

      The student will be involved in research to create /
      maintain online knowledge-based management systems for the
      event industry and hospitality industry.

      Contact—Dr. Clark Hu (clark.hu@...)


      8. Marketing Management (with a focus in Strategic
      Alliance and Branding)

      The student will be involved in research in strategic issues
      related to brands and performance in tourism and hospitality
      industries.

      Contact—Dr. Clark Hu (clark.hu@...)


      Please see http://tourism.temple.edu and
      http://www.temple.edu/sthm for more information about us.
      The School of Tourism & Hospitality Management (STHM) offers
      a Master’s of Tourism & Hospitality Management degree. STHM
      collaborates with the Fox School of Business to offer a PhD
      in Business Administration with a specialization in tourism;
      please go to http://sbm.temple.edu/ms-phd/phd-admin.html for
      further information on PhD degree requirements.
      Dr. Wesley S. Roehl
      Editor, Tourism Review International
      Director of Graduate Programs in Tourism & Hospitality
      School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
      Temple University
      1700 N. Broad Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19122-0840
      215-204-5861 (voice)
      215-204-8705 (fax)
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