Hubert B. Van Hoof

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Professor of Hospitality Management

Contact Information

219 Mateer Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-863-4257


B.A., University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, English Language Literature
M.A., University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, English Language Literature
M.S., University of Houston, Hospitality Management
Ph.D., Arizona State University, Public Administration

Research Interests

Hospitality management education
Hospitality information technology
International education
Public policy issues in tourism and recreation

Selected Publications

Van Hoof, Hubert B. and Wu, Luorong (2013). Liberal Education as Part of the Hospitality Management Curriculum: Student and Alumni Perspectives. Accepted for Publication. Journal of Teaching in Tourism and Travel.

Van Hoof, Hubert B., Wu, Luorong, Zhang, Lu and Mattila, Anna (2013), U.S. Graduate Hospitality Programs: An Overview. Accepted for publication. FIU Hospitality Review.

Feyen, Jan and Van Hoof, Hubert B. (2013). An Analysis of the relationship between higher education performance and socio-economic and
technological performance indicators: A Latin-American Case Study. Accepted for publication (December 2013). Maskana-Revista Cientifica.

Sharma, Amit, Van Hoof, Hubert B. and Pursell, Barton (2013). An Assessment of Compliance Issues among Undergraduate Students. Accepted for publication. Journal of Scholarship in Teaching and Learning.

Van Hoof, Hubert B., Estrella, Mateo, Eljuri, Marie-Isabel and Torres, Leonardo (2013). Ecuador’s System of Higher Education in Times of Change. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education 12(4), 345-355.

McGinley, Sean, Van Hoof, Hubert B., Carpio, Santiago, O’Neill, John and Cueva, Ana (2013). Aplicación de la Teoría Fundamentada en la Evaluación de las Aspiraciones de Carrera de los Estudiantes: Un Estudio de Caso. Accepted for publication. Pucara-Revista de Humanidades.

Van Hoof, Hubert B. , Sharma, Amit, Moon, Joonho, Galarza, Miguel and Farfan, Karina (2013). Student Reading Behaviors and Preferences at Public and Private Universities in Ecuador: A Comparative Study. Maskana-Revista Cientifica 4(1), 1-16.

Leung, Daniel , Law, Rob, Van Hoof, Hubert B. and Buhalis, Dimitrios (2013). Social Media in Tourism and Hospitality: A Literature Review. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing (Special issue on social media), 30(3), 3-22.

Tews, Michael J. and Van Hoof, Hubert B. (2011). In Favor of Hospitality Management Education. FIU Hospitality Review, 29(2), 121-128.

Van Hoof, Hubert B. and Mattila, Anna S. (2010). Observations on the 15th Annual Graduate Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. Journal of  Hospitality and Tourism Education. Accepted for Publication.

Curriculum Vitae

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