Teaching Excellence

Curriculum Development

Developed Original Curriculum and Rubrics for all five (5) courses for the Hospitality & Tourism Management Emphasis in Tribal Casino Operations Management.

HTM 370
HTM 371
HTM 372
HTM 373
PSFA 381

“Communities of Interest: The Tribal Gaming Difference.” Indian Gaming Magazine. October, 2015

Tribal-University Partnerships

Tribal Executive Development Program

Produce and Teach the first Tribal Executive Development Program, Arizona Indian Gaming Association, 2014-present.

“AIGA Expo 2014 Arrives at We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
at Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation” by Valerie Spicer

Online Certificate Program

Offer the first fully online Certificate in Tribal Casino Operations Management, 2014-present.

“Commitment to Excellence: Bridging the Education Gap Through Tribal Gaming Industry Outreach” Tribal Government Gaming Magazine. March, 2015

Mentor and Support Students

Research Topics

  • Casino Operations
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Tribal Gaming
  • Tribal Government
  • Tribal History