Dogan Gursoy

Dr. Dogan Gursoy is the Taco Bell Distinguished Professor in Hospitality Business Management at Washington State University in the School of Hospitality Business Management and the editor of Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management <>. He is also the recipient of the 2019 University of Delaware’s Michael D. Olsen Research Achievement Award.

Dr. Gursoy is recognized as one of the leading researchers in the hospitality and tourism area. Dr. Gursoy’s research has high impact and is widely cited (google scholar profile: <>). Dr. Dogan Gursoy also receives frequent invitations to give key note speeches at international hospitality and tourism conferences. He is also an active member of several industry and academia associations. Dr. Gursoy is also a Research Fellow for School of Tourism and Hospitality, University of Johannesburg, South Africa and Research Fellow for International Center for Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality, University of Mauritius, Mauritius. Dr. Gursoy serves on the editorial board of several journals including Annals of Tourism Research (resource editor), Tourism Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, etc.

His area of research includes services management, hospitality and tourism marketing, tourist behavior, travelers’ information search behavior, community support for tourism development, cross-cultural studies, consumer behavior, involvement, generational leadership, sustainability, and artificially intelligent device use in service delivery. His research has been published broadly in refereed Tier I journals such as Journal of Travel Research, Tourism Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Annals of Tourism Research, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, etc. His research has also been presented at numerous hospitality and tourism conferences and received numerous research awards.