October 2015

The Collins College's Team of Internationally Recognized Faculty Welcomes a New Member


The Collins College welcomes Assistant Professor Wan Yang to its team of internationally recognized faculty.


Yang previously taught at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee as an assistant professor and served as its graduate program coordinator. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism Management from Fudan University in China. After graduating, Yang came to the United States and obtained a Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She then pursued a doctoral degree in Hospitality Management with a minor in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management from Pennsylvania State University.


She has years of research experience and is an expert in luxury consumption, consumer behavior, services marketing and cross-cultural research. She was published in top-tier hospitality and tourism journals including International Journal of Hospitality Management, Cornell Quarterly, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, and Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research.


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