Swathi Ravichandran

Associate Professor of Hospitality Management, Kent State University

Swathi Ravichandran is an associate professor of hospitality management at Kent State University in Kent, OH. She received an MBA in Marketing and PhD in foodservice and lodging management from Iowa State University. Ravichandran teaches a variety of hospitality courses, including human resources management, marketing, legal issues, meetings management and strategic lodging management. She started the KSU chapter of Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and serves as faculty advisor for the active student organization. 

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