Brandon Howell

Lecturer
Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies

Dean's Administrative Fellow
School of Public Health-Bloomington

bdhowell@indiana.edu
(812 )855-3102
PH 133

Education
  • Nova Southeastern University, Ed.D., 2013
  • Stetson University, MBA, 2008
  • Indiana University, B.S., 2004
Courses
  • SPH T201 Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management
  • SPH T203 Principles of Lodging Management
  • SPH T302 Management of Food and Beverage Operations
Background
  • 2018-2019 Dean's Administrative Fellow
  • 2018-2019 Education Specialist, Biohazrd and Infectious Disease Training Initiative
  • 2017-2018 Chair, Academic Council
  • 2016 Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award and Active Learning Grant, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning Recipient
  • Assistant Director, Indiana University Athletics Dining Services (2014-2015)
  • Senior Management, The Walt Disney Company (2004-2014)
  • Introductory Sommelier, 2009

Research Interests

My research interests include managerial leadership styles of those in theme parks, resorts, and restaurants; pedagogy; and guest experiences in tourism facilities.

Selected Publications

Howell, B.D., Le, A., & Gibbs, S. (In Review). Perspective from Conducting Infectious and Communicable Disease Education in Hospitality Organizations. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education.

Naaman, K., Hu, C., & Howell, B.D. (In Review). Student perceptions of service-learning in a tourism, hospitality, and event management academic program: An exploratory study.

Austin, D. R. & Howell, B. D. (2017). Marketing recreational therapy. Perspectives on Recreational Therapy. Book Chapter 22. Urbana, IL: Venture.

Omodior, O., Howell, B. D., & Jamieson, L. (2017). Conceptualizing the role of leisure in public health. The Academy of Leisure Sciences Research Institute, Workshop presentation.

Howell, B. D(2013). An examination of demographic characteristics, preferred managerial leadership style, and managerial effectiveness of full-service lodging managers in Florida. (Order No. 3577376, Nova Southeastern University). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 97.