Keith H. Mandabach
Professor, Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
New Mexico State University, USA
He is an experienced hospitality educator at New Mexico State University with a Doctorate in Education committed to making a difference in my community. He had over twenty years experience as a practitioner in the industry as an award winning Certified Executive Chef with a passion for training, education and community development. His students and university duties are his top priority. He speaks regularly at academic meetings and industry conferences. He had published frequently in academic and industry journals, assist restaurant and bar owners as a consultant, write and administer grants, and serves as a reviewer for a variety of publications and organizations.
Food service management, Purchasing, Sanitation, Food allergies
Technology use, Service learning leadership, the history of culinary education and foodservice education
Tsung Hung LEE
Professor, Graduate School of Leisure and Exercise Studies
National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Dr. Tsung Hung Lee graduated from Hokkaido University, Japan (Apr 1996- March 1999), with a Ph.D. in Environmental Science. He is Professor in the Graduate School of Leisure and Exercise Studies at National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Taiwan. He has served in teaching and research for the past 14 years. His research interests are in the areas of ecotourism, tourist behavior, and sustainable tourism. He has authored or co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles on leisure, recreation, and tourism studies in Taiwan and internationally and is naturally a reviewer and editorial board member of several peer-reviewed international Journals.
Ecotourism, tourist behavior, and sustainable tourism
Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Management
Drexel University, USA
Joyce Pittman is a professor of educational leadership, curriculum and instructional design and a consultant to educational reform efforts in the United States and overseas. Dr. Pittman’s 35 year career in education has ranged from high school business teacher to franchise consultant for the Sylvan Learning tutoring chain, to roles in teacher educator development, digital education and leadership issues in the United States and overseas. She has directed efforts as diverse as computerizing the Praxis teachers’ test at Educational Testing Service to writing technology standards to guide teacher education programs, to preparing veteran educators to incorporate ubiquitous technologies. She has extensive experience advising educational authorities domestically and overseas on leveraging digital technology to help educators and learners perform beyond their perceived abilities and limits. In 2006, she directed research teams in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and co-produced a plan to redesign schools and retrain teachers. She has published widely in books and journals including: Critical Success Factors In Moving Towards Digital Equity, International Handbook of Information Technology In Primary and Secondary Education, Preserving Human Foundations Of Education In Technology Environments, and Connecting Students to Advanced Courses Online U.S. Department Of Education
Computerizing the service industry