Our instructors have broad experience in their fields, offer realistic insight into industry responsibilities, and know what it takes to succeed. They are active in industry organizations and conferences, and many have worked internationally.
Every day they bring real world experience, academic theory and concepts into the classroom — to help you understand the keys to successful organizations in the hospitality industry.
AdministrationMain phone number: 401-598-1476Petrillose, Michael, PhD; dean, The Hospitality CollegeFink, Robert A., EdD, CHE; assistant dean, The Hospitality CollegeSilva, Karen E., EdD, CHE; department chair, The International Hotel SchoolSabitoni, Michael, MS, CHE; department chair, The Center for Food & Beverage Management; The Center for International Travel & Tourism StudiesPullano, Louis A., department chair, The Center for Sports/Entertainment/Event Management
The Center for Food & Beverage ManagementBlum, RonBowman, Patricia M. Faria, Donna J. Jarvie, William Makris, NicholasRoss, Alison M.Sabitoni, Michael J. Samel, Mathew J. Stuchel, DouglasVan Gyzen, Brian A.VanLandingham, Paul Warrener, Brian
The International Hotel SchoolBagdan, Paul J.Boyland, Jane Davin, CatherineGiffen, Ryan Howarth, Debbie C. Kosky, LeslieMoussavi, MansourSilva, Dale M.Thorsson, MagnusWarren, RexZacchilli, Peter
The Center for International Travel & Tourism StudiesBoker, EldadDeSessa, ChristopherSabitoni, Michael J.
The Center for Sports, Entertainment and Event ManagementDrohan, KathleenCovino, Elizabeth Eckler, Brenda Kay Esckilsen, LeeFraser, Andrew R. Gilbert, Michel Leary, PatrickMorris, David T.Pullano, Louis A.Silva, Karen E.Stewart, Robert J. VanPatten, Elizabeth
Many JWU faculty, like Sherry Andre, keep one foot in the classroom and the other in the hospitality industry. She teaches and works for the Miami Heat as manager of sales administration. Her close ties to the industry have connected her students with memorable industry experiences. read more