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James Busser, Ph.D

Professor & Director of Doctoral Program
Department(s): Hospitality
Office: HOS 349
Mail Code: 6021
Phone: 702-895-0942
Fax: 702-895-4872
Email: james.busser@unlv.edu

Research Interests

  • Customer experiences 
  • Human resources and organizational behavior
  • Service delivery management and marketing
  • Tourism and destinations

Courses Taught

  • Leadership, Management & Ethics (HMD 307)
  • Hospitality Services Management (HOA 751)
  • Critical Issues in Hospitality Management (HOA 777)
  • Issues & Trends for Hospitality Educators (HOA 794)

Service & Recognition

  • Claudine Williams Distinguished Chair
  • Doctoral Program Coordinator
  • iCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Member
  • Reviewer, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • University Academic Advisor Award
  • University Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award

Additional Information 

  • Dr. James A. Busser received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.