Since 2015, CREST has established affiliations with leading tourism professors at dozens of universities, both in the United States and around the world.

This Academic Affiliates model offers CREST flexibility to engage with institutions and faculty across a range of disciplines and geographical regions.

*Academic Affiliations are with individual professors and do not imply organizational affiliation with corresponding universities

Roberta Atzori | California State University Monterey Bay, Assistant Professor, College of Business , Sustainable Hospitality Management
Helene Balslev | Aalborg University (Denmark), Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Learning
Jim Barborak | Colorado State University, Co-Director, Center for Protected Area Management, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
Robert Billington | Boston University & Lasell College, Adjunct Professor, Administrative Sciences (BU) & Hospitality (LC)
Christine Buzinde | Arizona State University, Associate Professor, Director of Community Resources and Development
David Cardenas | University of South Carolina, Associate Dean of Academic Programs, College of Hospitality, Retail & Sports Management
Todd Comen | Endicott College, Dean & Professor, School of Hospitality Management 
Scott Curtis | The Citadel, Director, Lt. Col. James B. Near, Jr, USAF, ’77 Center for Climate Studies
Jonathon Day | Purdue University, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Rachel Dodds | Ryerson University (Canada), Professor, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management 
Annette George | Morgan State University, Associate Professor, School of Business and Management, Department of Business Administration
Brooke Hansen | University of South Florida, Director, Sustainable Tourism Program, Patel College of Global Sustainability
Huili Hao | University of North Carolina, Wilmington, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences
Don Hawkins | George Washington University, Professor Emeritus of Management and Tourism Studies, School of Business
Yuri Horowitz | Smithsonian Institution, Faculty, Global Hospitality Leadership & Urban and Regional Planning Programs
Carter Hunt | Penn State, Assistant Professor, Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management, and Anthropology
Linnea Iantria | Missouri State University, Senior Instructor and Geotourism Program Coordinator, Department of Geography, Geology and Planning
Birendra KC | University of North Texas, Assistant Professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management
Kristin Lamoureux | Virginia Tech, Professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management 
Kennedy Obombo Magio | Technological Institute of Cancun (Mexico), CONACYT Research Fellow, Tourism and Sustainability Studies in the Mexican Caribbean
Seleni Matus | George Washington University, Executive Director, International Institute of Tourism Studies
Makarand Mody | Boston University, Assistant Professor, School of Hospitality Administration (SHA)
Andrea Murray | Washington University in St. Louis, Lecturer, Anthropology
John Nauright | University of North Texas, Chair and Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
Joe Pavelka | Mount Royal University (Canada), Assistant Professor of Hospitality Marketing, School of Hospitality Administration
Tiffany Rhodes | Johnson & Wales University, Associate Professor, Center for International Travel and Tourism Studies
Michelle Rutty | University of Waterloo (Canada), Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Environment
Edwin Sabuhoro | Penn State University, Assistant Professor, Recreation, Park, & Tourism Management
Ernesto Batista Sánchez | University of Holguin (Cuba), Professor, Tourism
Daniel Scott | University of Waterloo (Canada), University Research Chair and Professor, Geography and Environmental Management
Valerie Sera | Universidad Tecmilenio and Universidad de Occidente (Mexico), Professor, Tourism Management
Christine Vogt | Arizona State University, Professor and Director, Center for Sustainable Tourism
Emily P. Yeager | East Carolina University, Assistant Professor, Recreation Sciences