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Kweisi Ausar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department(s): Hospitality
Office: HOS 371
Mail Code: 6021
Phone: 702-895-5870
Fax: 702-895-4872
Email: kweisi.ausar@unlv.edu

Areas of Research

  • Leadership Behaviors
  • Competency-Based Leadership
  • Workplace Spirituality

Industry Focus

  • Selection
  • Training and Development
  • Performance Management Systems
    • Former restaurant industry executive

Courses Taught

  • Hospitality Leadership, Management, and Ethics (HMD 307)
  • Organizational Leadership and Human Dynamics (MHA 645)
  • Hospitality Career Development (TCA 201)


  • University Online Education Faculty Advisor
  • Center for Creative Leadership 360 Facilitator
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

More about Kweisi Ausar

Before coming to UNLV, Dr. Kweisi Ausar enjoyed a 23-year career with Darden Restaurants where work his way up from food server to the executive level.