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joy p. dickerson,associate professor, center for hospitality management

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Joy P. Dickerson MS, EdD

Associate Professor, Center for Hospitality Management

  • EdD Educational Innovation and Leadership 2007

    Wilmington University (DE)

  • HM 400 Leadership Development Seminar

  • HM 401 Leadership Skills Assessment

  • HM 402 Applied Hospitality Management Principles

My research interests closely mirror my teaching areas. My greatest interest is in the area of experiential learning models and their impact on career success. I also have research interests in issues and trends in human resource management in the hospitality industry. My third research interest is in the area of service learning and its impact in the hospitality management curriculum.

Selected Awards

  • Lindback Award, Widener University, Fall 2012

  • John Wiley Innovation in Teaching Award, July 2013

Selected Publications

  • Dickerson, Joy P., and Sheryl F. Kline. "The Early Career impact of the Co-op Commitment in Hospitality Curricula." The Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism 8, no. 1 (January 2008): 3-22.

  • Dickerson, Joy P. "The Realistic Preview May Not Yield Career Satisfaction." The International Journal of Hospitality Management 28, no. 2 (June 2009): 297-299.

  • Dickerson, Joy P., and R. McMullin. "Best Practices in Assessing." (August 2012).