Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains three levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, and (3) External.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one external graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
BRENNAN BERG, Associate Professor, PhD (2012), University of Texas at Austin 
RHEMA FULLER, Associate Professor, PhD (2011), University of Connecticut 
CODY T. HAVARD, Professor, PhD (2011), University of Northern Colorado 
MICHAEL HUTCHINSON, Professor, PhD (2010), Texas A&M University 
RADESH PALAKURTHI, Professor, PhD (1995), Penn State University 
RUI QI, Assistant Professor, PhD (2019), University of South Carolina 
TIMOTHY D. RYAN, Professor, PhD (2007), Texas A & M University 
CAROL SILKES, Associate Professor, PhD (2007), Purdue University 
MICHAEL G. HUFFMAN, Associate Professor, PhD (1985), University of Utah
TIMOTHY FLOHR, Instructor, MBA (2015), Drexel University
DEBORAH J. THOMPSON, MS (2018), University of Memphis
NICOLE COST, MS (2011), University of Memphis 
CHRISTOPHER WIATR, MS (2005), University of Memphis 
NOTE: Expiration date of Graduate Faculty membership is indicated in brackets for Full and External only.