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Assoc. Vice Provost, Faculty Success; Exec. Dir., Center for Faculty Innovation; Assoc. Professor, Hart School
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Research and Teaching Interests
  • Cost Controls and Budgeting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Early Career Preparation
  • Ph.D, Hospitality Management, Oklahoma State University - 2015
  • M.S., Hospitality Administration, Oklahoma State University - 2012
  • B.S., Hospitality Management, University of North Texas - 2009
Positions Held
  • Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Success, August 2023-present
  • Executive Director, JMU Center for Faculty Innovation, August 2023-present
  • Interim Executive Director, JMU Center For Faculty Innovation, 2021-August 2023
  • Associate Professor, Hart School of HSRM, 2021-present
  • Assistant Professor, Hart School of HSRM, 2015-2021
Select Publications

Hornsby, G. (2021). We are the Future of ICHRIE. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. March 2021. doi:10.1177/1096348021998747

Hornsby, G. (2020). Exploring minority students’ sense of belongingness and satisfaction in U.S. hospitality programs: An examination of departmental cultural climate. The Consortium Journal of Hospitality, 22(1), 3-29

Hornsby, G. (2020). The case for a tri-continuum of entrepreneurial behavior. ICHRIE Research Reports. International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education.

Hornsby, G. (2019). Minority entrepreneurship. Events and Tourism Review, 2(1), 30-48.

Hornsby, G., Scott-Halsell, S., Curtis, C., Ryan, B., & Kirksey, J. (2017). Do I fit in? Impact of race on hospitality student perceptions of departmental climate. Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 17(4), 219-236.

Awards and Recognitions
  • J.W. and Alice S. Marriott Endowed Professorship - 2021-2025
  • Provost Distinguished Service Award - 2018
  • National Society of Minorities in Hospitality Advisor of the Year - 2017

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