Chair & Scientific Committee

Conference Chairs:

  • Honorary Chair of the GLOBE Conference:
    • Yucel, Enver, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Bahcesehir University, Turkey
  • Program Chair of the GLOBE Conference:
    • Cobanoglu, Cihan, McKibbon Endowed Chair Professor, College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee & President of ANAHEI, United States
  • Scientific Organizing Committee Chairs:
    • Altinbasak Farina, Ipek,  Dean & Professor, Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences, Bahcesehir University, Turkey
    • Moreo, Patrick J., Dean & Professor, College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, United States
  • Local Organizing Committee:
    • Dogan, Seden, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Tourism, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey
    • Gungor, Ozan, Lecturer, Davutlar Vocational School, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey
    • Vatan, Ahmet, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Tourism, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
    • Yucel Gungor, Mehtap, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Tourism, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • International Director of Conferences and Events:
    • Cavusoglu, Muhittin, Visiting Assitant Professor, College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, United States
  • Scientific Relations Coordinators:
    • Nanu, Luana, College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, United States
  • Scientific and Paper Review Committee:
    • Abdul Shukor, Syadiyah, Senior Lecturer, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Adebayo, Rufus, Senior Lecturer, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
    • Aldieri, Luigi, Associate Professor, University of Salerno, Italy
    • Amaro, Suzanne, Associate Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal
    • Athukorala Senevirathne, Sunil Shantha, Senior Lecturer, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
    • Ayeh, Julian, Assistant Professor, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
    • Azevedo, Paula Serdeira, Associate Professor, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
    • Brandmeir, Karl, Dean, Imperial International Hotel College, Vietnam
    • Caamano, Miguel, Associate Professor, Universidade da Coruna, Spain
    • Cant, Michael, Full Professor, University of South Africa, South Africa
    • Capriello, Antonella, Associate Professor, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy
    • Castro, Rita, Ph.D., University of Aveiro, Portugal
    • Chang, Wen-Ching, Associate Professor, Providence University, Taiwan
    • Chen, Zhongdong, Assistant Professor, University of Northern Iowa, United States
    • Chen, Po-Ju, Full Professor, Northern Arizona University, United States
    • Chen, Xianglan, Full Professor, University of International Business and Economics, China
    • Cheng, Constant, Visiting Professor, George Mason University, United States
    • Clark, Ulku, Full Professor, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States
    • De Franca, Jose, Full Professor, University of Brasilia, Brazil
    • Denizci Guillet, Basak, Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    • Desir, Rosemond, Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University, United States
    • Dogan, Seden, Assistant Professor, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey
    • Francis, Ruthsabina, Lecturer, Taylors University, Malaysia
    • Garoma, Belay, Assistant Professor, Ethiopian Civil Service University, Ethiopia
    • Goh, Kim-Leng, Full Professor, University of Malaya, Malaysia
    • Gungor, Ozan, Lecturer, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey
    • Hanafiah, Mohd Hafiz, Associate Professor, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
    • Ho, Chaang-Iuan, Associate Professor, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
    • Huang, Taiyi, Lecturer, University of North Texas, United States
    • Inci, A. Can, Full Professor, Bryant University, United States
    • John, Suja, Associate Professor, Christ University, India
    • Kaliappen, Narentheren, Assistant Professor, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Khataybeh, Mohammad, Assistant Professor, The University of Jordan, Jordan
    • Kim, Soyeon, Assistant Professor, Shujitsu University, Japan
    • Kuczewska, Joanna, Assistant Professor, University of Gdansk, Poland
    • Lin, Xuejun, Associate Professor, Jinan University, China
    • Liu, Tsong-Zen, Full Professor, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, Taiwan
    • Mellon, John, Associate Professor, Misericordia University, United States
    • Memarzadeh, Faranak, Assistant Professor, San Jose State University, United States
    • Mensah, Ishmael, Associate Professor, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
    • Naicker, Visvanathan, Full Professor, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
    • Nobanee, Haitham, Full Professor, Abu Dhabi University, United Kingdom
    • Papadopoulou-Kelidou, Lemonia, Ph.D., University of the Aegean, Greece
    • Patabandi, Kaluthantiri Patabandi Lalith Nishantha, Senior Lecturer, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
    • Pegram, Ernest, Assistant Professor, Averett University, United States
    • Pornpitakpan, Chanthika, Associate Professor, University of Macau, China
    • Raggad, Bel Gacem, Full Professor, Pace University, United States
    • Sarmah, Bijoylaxmi, Assistant Professor, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, India
    • Shang, Jingzhi, Assistant Professor, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
    • Shanthaarchchi, Aruna, Senior Lecturer, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
    • Singh, Ranbir, Assistant Professor, MD University Rohtak Haryana, India
    • Songur, Aysegul, Ph.D., University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, United States
    • Stefaniak, Joanna, Assistant Professor, Uniwersytet Gdanski, Poland
    • Sweis, Khalid, Full Professor, Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie, Palestine
    • Tan, Joo-Seng, Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    • Tikas, Gaurav, Research Assistant, Indian Institute of Science, India
    • Topaloglu, Cafer, Full Professor, Mugla Sitki Kocaman University, Turkey
    • Vatan, Ahmet, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
    • Waldo, Robert, Associate Professor, Liberty University, United States
    • Yang, Baochen, Full Professor, Tianjin University, China
    • Yassin, Mohammed, Associate Professor, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
    • Yucel Gungor, Mehtap, Assistant Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey
    • Zhang, Tingting, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida, United States
    • Zhang, Ying, Full Professor, Beijing Forestry University, China