Joseph S. Chen
(812) 855-1880
PH 148

  • Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., 1996
  • George Washington University, M.A., 1986
  • Chinese Culture University, B.A., 1982
  • T550 Foundation and Research in Tourism
  • T513 Marketing in Recreation and Tourism
  • T431 Green Operations in the Hospitality Business
  • Editor-in-Chief and Founding Editor, Advances in Hospitality and Leisure
  • Emerald Literati Network 2013 Award for Excellence: Leading Editor Award
  • Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation grant (Amount= $275,000; Year =2010-2012)
  • Co-investigator, Norwegian Research Council grant (Amount=$5.5 Million; Year=2009-2014)
  • W. Bradford Wiley Memorial Research Award by the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Educator (2002)
  • Best Article of the Year Award by the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research (2000)
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (2000)

Research Interests

Social Impacts of Tourism, Hospitality and Tourism Marketing, Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism.

Selected Publications


Prenbensen, N., Chen, J.S., & Uysal, M. (2014). Creating experience value in tourism. CABI: Oxfordshire, UK.


Chen, J.S. (2014). Tourism stakeholders: attitudes toward sustainable development: A case in the Arctic. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Service, 22, 225-230.

Gursoy, D., Chen, J.S. & Chi, C. (2014) A theoretical examination of destination loyalty formation. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 26(5), 809-827.

Liu, G. & Chen, J.S. (2014). A dynamic model of managing culture tourism. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research.

Chen, J.S. & Wang, W. (2014). Foreign labors in Arctic destinations: seasonal workers: motivations and job skills. Current Issues in Tourism.

Chen, J.S., Johnson, C., Wang, W., & Chen, Y. (2014). Stakeholders: perspectives of sustainability in the Arctic region: A qualitative study. Tourism Analysis, 19(1),