David A. Edwards

Ph.D. Student

Phone:  (954) 554-4094

email: dedwards@iastate.edu

Education

  • MS in Hospitality Management from Florida International University
  • BS in Hospitality Management from Florida International University

Research Interests

  • Hotel Revenue Management
  • Hotel financial performance and operating strategies
  • Impact of professional sports on the hospitality industry

Industry Experience

  • Rooms Operations at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Hotel operations at Baymont Inns & Suites
  • Public Relations & Sales & Marketing at SuperClubs Resorts
  • Public Relations at Sandals Resorts International

Publications

  • Edwards, D. and Hertz, O. (2011, July) Game use as an assessment tool. Paper presented at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Morrison, E., Kong, Y., and Edwards, D. (2011, May) Role of education in developing sports as a business. Paper presented at the Business of Sports Conference, Kingston, Jamaica.
  • Andre, S. and Edwards, D. (2010, July) Using games to engage Millenials. Paper presented at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Professional Affiliations

  • ICHRIE

Extracurricular Activities

  • Eta Sigma Delta JWU North Miami chapter
  • National Society of Minorities in Hospitality JWU North Miami Chapter