Current roles

Associate Professor

Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management department at Iowa State University (www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu)

Director of Member Services and Development

International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (www.chrie.org)

Biography

Dr. Brown holds a B.B.A. from the University of Iowa in Management & Organization, a M.S. in Food Service & Lodging from Iowa State University, and a Ph.D. in Hospitality Management from Iowa State University. During his graduate studies, and now as an Associate Professor, he has researched a wide-variety of topics related to human resources and leadership within the hospitality industry. Dr. Brown has a strong background in quantitative methodology including earning a statistics minor with his doctoral work, and has used a range of statistical methods in current research endeavors. Dr. Brown earned a Teaching Excellence award as a graduate student and continues to emphasize the importance of providing a quality education to his students. Dr. Brown teaches courses in leadership, management, and human resources.

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