Bharath Josiam, Ph.D.

Bharath Josiam, Ph.D.

Bharath Josiam, Ph.D.

Retired (Professor)

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Highlights of Achievements and Qualifications


Doctor of Philosophy in Business & Marketing Education

Teaching Experience:

32 years in hospitality/tourism at universities in the USA

Industry Experience:

  7 years in international hospitality operations

Papers in Journals

64 refereed journal papers

Other Papers

50 other papers in journals, books, and proceedings


123 presentations in international & national conferences


All = 2,749; h-index = 28; i10-index = 41 (Google Scholar)

RG Score = 22.06; Reads = 57,000 (Research Gate)


Reviewer for refereed journals and conference papers


United States of America


Dr. Bharath M. Josiam is currently a tenured Professor of Hospitality & Tourism Manager in the College 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 25 years.  

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, super-luxury properties 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 youth tourism. He has co-authored over 150 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. He serves on the editorial board of various journals. He also serves on the paper review committee for professional organizations in the hospitality and tourism fields.