Hospitality Leadership
       Featured Faculty and Staff --- Dr. David L. Edgell, Sr.
Fully Tenured Professor, Hospitality Leadership

Courses Taught:
Dimensions of Tourism
Travel and Tourism Management
Planning and Policy of Sustainable Tourism

Research and Personal Interests:
Sustainable tourism; global tourism issues; marketing tourism; rural tourism; history of travel; tourism development; and tourism policy and planning

Education:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics
Master of Arts Degree in Administration
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Management

Awards Won:
National Institute of Public Affairs Career Education Award for Public Service; U.S. Department of Commerce’s highest Awards: Gold Medal Award (also received the Silver Medal and Bronze Medal); Mexico’s highest award: Miguel Aleman Foundation Silver Medal for International Tourism Leadership; Charter Member of the prestigious International Academy for the Study of Tourism; East Carolina University Chancellors’ Society; The George Washington University Award for Global Tourism Leadership

What City, State, or Country are you originally from?
Leavenworth, Kansas

Some type of quote you live by:
“We have not inherited the Earth from our ancestors, we have only borrowed it from our children” (ancient proverb)

 

 

     
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