Applied Ideas: Commentary from the Classroom:Donna Quadri-Felitti

Donna Quadri-Felitti, Marvin Ashner director and associate professor, School of Hospitality Management, Pennsylvania State University

Bio for Donna Quadri-Felitti

Donna Quadri-Felitti is associate professor and director of the School of Hospitality Management at The Pennsylvania State University.

Prior to joining Penn State, Quadri-Felitti served on the faculty of the Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism at New York University, where her most recent post was as academic chair.

Quadri-Felitti completed her Ph.D. in hospitality management at Iowa State University and her masters in hospitality industry studies concentrating in asset management as well as her bachelor’s in education from NYU.

Named one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality and Tourism Sales and Marketing by Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) for 2012, Quadri-Felitti holds certifications as a hospitality educator from the American Hotel & Lodging Association, a hospitality digital marketer from HSMAI and as a wine captain from the Sommelier Society of America. Her main research studies involve improving consumer experiences within a wide range of tourism products from destinations to hotels.