Tiffany Rhodes

Assistant Professor,  College of Hospitality Management

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I’ve done humanitarian work in the Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda. I worked in the adventure travel industry, and in eco-tourism. I started realizing that education changes the world — and that travel and tourism can be a great catalyst.”


Tiffany Rhodes has worked as an educator for an outdoor education program and in public education, as well as an adventure guide throughout the continental United States. She has also done humanitarian work in war-torn areas, including Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia and Nicaragua.

Her expertise in the travel and tourism industry has led her to more than 35 different countries around the world as a leader, manager, and marketer of adventure travel, voluntourism, and ecotourism expeditions. Rhodes is a member of the International Ecotourism Society and is a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE).

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and then moved to Kenya, Africa, to study abroad as a research biologist. She completed a Master of Arts degree in Cross-Cultural Studies and a doctoral degree in Cross-Cultural Studies with an emphasis in war, peace and reconciliation.

Areas of Expertise

  • Adventure Travel
  • Voluntourism
  • Ecotourism

Professional Memberships

  • International Ecotourism Society, 2016–present


  • Boston University, Certificate in African Ecology and Research
    Studied sustainable management of wildlife in the National Parks in Kenya
  • Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE)