Bharath Josiam, Ph.D.


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Dr. Bharath M. Josiam is currently a (full) Professor of Hospitality Management in the School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management at the University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA. He has been a faculty member at leading Hospitality Management programs in the USA for over 20 years.  

Now a US citizen, Bharath is originally a native of India. He received his 3-year Diploma in Hotel/Restaurant Management from the Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, New Delhi, India and his Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Delhi University, India.

He has worked in hospitality operations in India for seven years in both Food & Beverage and Lodging Management.  His career there included assignments in mid-scale properties, luxury hotels and special events management.

Bharath obtained his Master of Science Degree in Hotel, Restaurant & Travel Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MA and his Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business and Marketing Education from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

His primary research interests are in consumer behavior of tourists and international tourism. He has co-authored over 70 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. He serves as editorial board member and reviewer for many scholarly journals and conferences.


Highlights of Achievements and Qualifications

Education:            Doctor of Philosophy in Business & Marketing Education.

Teaching:             23 years in hospitality/tourism management at university level

Experience:          7 years in international hospitality operations

Conferences:        60 presentations in international & national conferences

Papers:                 30 papers in refereed journals

Papers:                 45 other papers in journals, books, and conference proceedings

Reviewer:             Editorial board member and reviewer for journals & conferences

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