Department of Hospitality Management
The Department of Hospitality Management offers the following programs:
Michael D. Collins is a highly respected academician who brings to USF a wealth of hospitality management experience, current research and a devotion to student success. His research focuses on hospitality revenue management and the electronic distribution and pricing of hotel accommodations. Prior to his career in academia, Dr. Collins was a General Manager for some of the country’s premier hotel operators, including Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Wyndham International.
Executive Chef / Term Instructor
Jean-Marc Fullsack, Executive Chef and Instructor in the Hospitality Management Program trained in classical French cuisine and graduated from the Hotel and Restaurant School, Ecole Hôtelière, in Strasbourg. While Chef Fullsack worked in first-class restaurants, hotels, private clubs, and in food service management, one of the highlights in his culinary career was preparing dinner for President Bill Clinton and his family at the White House.
Michelle Millar, Assistant Professor, is an eco-driven pioneer
in the field of consumer behavior as it relates to sustainable
tourism and travel. Dr. Millar's research explores how
hotel and restaurant managers relate to and work within their
environment. She educates students and hospitality companies on how
they can integrate more socially and environmentally conscientious
practices into their business and surrounding communities.