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Wei Wang

Dr. Wei Wang

Associate Professor

Bio

Dr. Wei Wang joined the College of Business and Economic Development in Fall 2014. Prior to joining USM, she taught undergraduate courses at Indiana University Bloomington. Dr. Wang worked internationally in the airline industry as well as the hotel, catering & event industry in the United States.
Dr. Wang's research focuses on destination marketing, tourist behavior, and innovation. Her research has been disseminated in top-tier tourism and marketing journals, including Tourism Management, Journal of Travel Research, Journal of Destination Marketing and Management, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, among others.
Dr. Wang is the program coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management Program and Casino Resort Marketing Management Certificate program. She oversees HTM internship and Eta Sigma Delta Honor Society at USM chapter. She connects with businesses for class projects. Many of her classes are engaged with entrepreneurs and specialists within the lodging, casino, and restaurant industry. These experiences allow students to learn in and out of the classroom.

  • PHD - Indiana University-Bloomington (2014)
  • MS - Indiana University-Bloomington (2009)

HTM100: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism.
HTM300: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
HTM340: Global Tourism.
HTM345: Customer Services Management.
HTM368: Hotel Operations.
HTM385: Introduction to the Convention Industry.
HTM398: Event Operations.
HTM442: Hospitality and Tourism Marketing.
HTM467: Professional Meeting and Event Coordination.
HTM472: Casino and Resort Marketing.
HTM479: Internships in Hospitality and Tourism.
HTM492: Special Problems in Hospitality and Tourism.

  • Certification in Effective Teaching Practices
  • Effective College Instruction
  • Certification in Effective College Instruction
  • Applying the Quality Matters Rubrics (APPQMR)
  • Certification in Active Learning
  • Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Preventing Discrimination & Harassment: Employees V2.3
  • Title IX: Preventing Sexual Misconduct for Faculty and Staff – "Responsible Employee" Edition
  • Society for Marketing Advances (SMA)
  • International Council on Hotel, restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE)
  • American Marketing Theory and Practice Association (AMTP)
  • Chinese (Native or Bilingual)

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Contact Me

Scianna Hall 3017 map

Hattiesburg

Email
W.WangFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4653

Areas of Expertise

Destination Marketing; Service Innovation; Customer Retention; Tourism Impact; Scale Development