Jessica Yuan

Dr. Jessica Yuan is a professor in the Department of Hospitality and Retail Management at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. She received her Ph.D. in hospitality and tourism management in 2004 from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Dr. Yuan has published extensively on hospitality- and tourism-related topics in a wide array of refereed journals and books. Her research interests include cultural tourism and gastronomy, regional identity of food destinations, culinary heritage, and sustainable tourism development using gastronomic inheritance.