- Ph.D. (Hotel Management and Human Resources), Purdue University, 1997
- MPS, Cornell University, 1980
- BS (Economics and Human Resource Management), Cornell University, 1977
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Lawrence Stalcup, Ph.D. has taught hospitality management at Georgia Southern University since 1997. His research interests concentrate on hospitality human resources and hotel operations. In 2002, his paper, “A Model of the Causes of Management Turnover in Hotels,” was awarded the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research Article of the Year. He initiated and managed the Culinary Institute at Georgia Southern in the 2002. This Georgia Department of Education funded summer program has provided week-long continuing education courses covering topics in nutrition, food preparation and management for School Nutrition Program Managers from through out the state. To date, more than 400 have participated. Stalcup continued to manage the program through 2012 and continues to participate as an instructor. While on leave from Georgia Southern in the Spring of 2008, he taught in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In 2012 he was awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant to work at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Prior to moving to academia, Stalcup worked for eleven years in hotel management in a wide variety of capacities. During this time he was involved in the opening of hotels in New York City and Houston and was responsible for recruiting and training for a small hotel company in Puerto Rico. From 1985 through 1987, he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica. His graduate degrees are in hotel management from Purdue and Cornell.
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Last updated: 8/15/2016