Erick T. Byrd, Ph.D. Hospitality and Tourism Management
P. O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
(336) 334-3041 (office)
(336) 256-1156 (fax)
Dr. Byrd, Associate Professor, completed his Ph.D. at Noctr Carolina State University. The topic of his dissertation was stakeholder involvement in sustainable tourism development. As a practitioner Dr. Byrd has worked in the commercial recreation and travel and tourism industries. Dr. Byrd was the Visitors Service Manager at the Johnson County Visitors Bureau, Noctr Carolina for three years prior to returning to academia. Using professional experiences, he links theory and concepts to practical application. Dr. Byrd has made presentations at the South Eastern Recreation Research Conference and at the Travel and Tourism Research Association Conference.
Dr. Byrd research interests are Tourism marketing, sustainable development, community involvement, host perceptions, barriers to development, and recreational behavior.