Faculty

Nicholas D. Gentilcore, MBA

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716)286-8270
 

Michelle B. Glynn, M.A.

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716)286-8270

Michelle Blackley Glynn is the owner and chief creative officer at Full Plate Publicity, a public relations and social media agency for the travel, hospitality, culinary and luxury lifestyle industries. With offices locally and in Naples, F.L. along with a strong international presence, she oversees an integrated approach to cultivating fresh,...

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Jennifer R. Gregory, MBA

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716)286-8270
Cell:
(716)308-8330

Jennifer Gregory is a National Sales Manager for Visit Buffalo Niagara and an adjunct instructor at Niagara University’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Management. At Visit Buffalo Niagara, Gregory is responsible for bringing convention business to Erie County. She currently serves as a member of the Empire State Society of...

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Michael Jeswald, MBA

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716)205-0076
Fax:
(716)205-0077
Fax:
(716)205-0077

Michael Jeswald is a Training Manager at the Hospitality Training & Research Center and has been with Niagara University since 2005. He has over 25 years experience in the Hospitality Industry. He has worked as a Night Auditor, Front Office Manager, and a Sales Manager at various hotels in Western...

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Jan H. van Harssel, Ed.D.

Professor Emeritus

Phone:
(716)622-8880
Fax:
(716)286-8277
Fax:
(716)286-8277

Professor Emeritus Jan H. van Harssel completed his 28th year at Niagara University and retired in Fall 2016. His research and teaching interest center on community tourism planning and destination design, guest services management, event and attractions management, behavioral economics, special interest/heritage tourism, and all aspects of geography. He serves...

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Zongqing Zhou, Ph.D.

Professor & President of International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE)

Phone:
(716)286-8271
Fax:
(716)286-8277
Office Location:
St. Vincent's Hall, Room 412
Fax:
(716)286-8277

Dr. Zhou is a professor at the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management (formerly, the Institute of Travel, Hotel and Restaurant Administration), Niagara University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Tourism from Michigan State University. His first Master's degree was in English Linguistics conferred by Fujian Normal University and the...

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