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, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), University of Texas at Austin 
RHEMA FULLER, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of Connecticut 
CODY T. HAVARD, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of Northern Colorado 
MICHAEL HUTCHINSON, Assistant 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, Associate 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
JAMES BARRASSO, MBA (1980), University of Memphis 
GARY BURRUS, JR., PhD (2014), University of Southern Mississippi 
NICOLE COST, MS (2011), University of Memphis 
ANNE FAMALETTE, MS (2017) 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.