Narda Malcolm-Kingston

Ph.D. Student









  • Masters of Science in Hospitality Information Management-University of Delaware
  • Bachelors of Science in Hospitality Management- Virginia State University
  • AA-in Hotel & Restaurant Management- Hocking College

Research Interests:

  • Hospitality Technology
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Lodging Management & Operation

Industry Experience:

  • Hospitality Instructor-North Carolina Central University
  • Front Desk Manager-Omni Hotels
  • Lead Host-The Greenbrier Hotel
  • Entertainment Director-Sandals Resorts
  • Director of Craft Trade and Entertainment supervisor-Holiday Inn Montego Bay

Honors and Awards:

Virginia State University-Marriott Scholarship Recipient 2008, Deans List, President’s honor role, Victoria Hospitality Scholar 2009, Hospitality Leadership award 2008-09

Phi Theta Kappa-Most distinguished Member award-Ohio region-Phi Theta Kappa

Sandals Resorts- Scholar/ Cultural ambassador 2006

City of Montego Bay- Parish of Saint James Festival Queen/Cultural ambassador 2005


  • Search visibility and online social presence for Bed and Breakfasts (Master’ Thesis 2012)
  • Trends in the use of Multiple Linear Regression in the Hospitality Industry, By Narda Malcolm (17th Annual Graduate Conference, Auburn University. January 5-7th 2012)
  • Computerized Screening and Security Systems on Cruise Ships (update) By Narda Malcolm (17th Annual Graduate Conference, Auburn University. January 5-7th 2012)
  • A Meta-Analysis of Research on Computerized Security Screening Systems on Cruise Ships by Narda Malcolm (International Hospitality IT Associating (IHITA) 18th Annual Conference, June 19, 2011)
  • Perceptions of Jamaicans toward Eco-tourism and its Effect. Proceedings of the (15th Annual Graduate Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Washington, DC January 2010)

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Society of Minorities in Hospitality
  • NEWH-The Hospitality Network
  • Phi Theta Kappa-Alpha Mu Delta-Honor Society
  • Eta Sigma Delta Honor Society

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Writing songs
  • Singing/Playing the guitar
  • Cooking Jamaican Food
  • Fishing-Salt Water