Department of Hospitality Management


  • Barth, Sean, Associate Professor, Hospitality Administration
    Ph.D., Texas Tech University
    Courses: Private Club Management, Food and Beverage Operations and
    Professional Development Internship Coordinator
    Department Chair
  • Bowers, William, Visiting Professor, Business Administration
    Ph.D., University of South Carolina
    Courses: Hospitality Accounting

  • Calvert, Charles, Professor, Higher Education Administration
    Ed.D., North Carolina State University; Hotel Administration
    M.S.H.A, University of Nevada Las Vegas.
    Courses: Lodging Operations and Tourism
  • Gibson, Suzanne, Instructor, Hospitality Management
    M.B.A., University of South Carolina
  • Hritz, Nancy, Associate Professor, Leisure Behavior
    Ph.D., Indiana University
    Courses: Sport and Event Management and Tourism
  • McCombs, Kelly, Instructor
    M.S. Nutrition, Ohio State University
    Courses: Nutrition and Restaurant Operations
    Online Course Expertise
  • Olivetti, Keri, Instructor
    Law, J.D., Business Administration
    M.B.A., University of Tulsa
    Courses: Law and Event Management
    Director of the Center for Event Management and Hospitality Training
  • Salazar, John, Professor, Nutrition and Food Science
    Ph.D., Auburn University
    Courses: Destination Marketing and Operations Management
    Director of the Lowcountry and Resort Islands Tourism Institute

Adjunct Faculty

  • Chiacchiero, John, Adjunct, Business Administration
    M.B.A., Miami University
  • Hammonds, Laurie, Adjunct, Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management
    M.S.H.R.T.M., University of South Carolina
  • Kramer, Maria, Adjunct
    M.T.A., George Washington University