Full-Time Faculty

Michelle Millar

Department Chair
(415) 422-2498

Michelle Millar researches sustainability and corporate social responsibility in the lodging, meeting, and event management industries. She studies the choices travelers make when choosing sustainable travel products and what factors are most important to them when it comes to sustainable hospitality products and services. She developed a framework used by hospitality educators and industry professionals to identify the sustainable skills most needed by students when entering the industry....


PhD, Hospitality Administration, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2009, Masters, Tourism and Hospitality, Administration, Temple University, 2003, BA, International Relations, UC Davis, 1988


Sustainability in the hospitality and tourism industries

Jean-Marc Fullsack

Executive Chef, Hospitality Coordinator, Instructor
(415) 422-6577

Jean-Marc Fullsack, Executive Chef and Instructor in the Hospitality Management Program, was born in France where he trained in classical French cuisine and graduated from the Hotel and Restaurant School, Ecole Hôtelière, in Strasbourg. While Chef Fullsack worked in first-class restaurants, hotels, private clubs, and in food service management, one of the highlights in his culinary career was preparing dinner for President Bill Clinton and his family at the White House. Chef Fullsack’s...


CAP, Ecole Hôtelière de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France, 1972

Thomas Maier

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4170

Associate Professor Thomas Maier brings to USF more than 20 years of industry experience, a wealth of current research, and a honed experiential teaching methodology. Prior to academia, Professor Maier was a senior level executive in the hotel, restaurant, and food and beverage industries. His research interests include generational leadership, revenue management theory, and experiential learning. In the classroom, Professor Maier centers his pedagogy on experiential learning and visible...


Gonzaga University, Ph.D in Leadership Philosophy, 2008, Salve Regina University, MA in Human Development/International Relations, 2004, Rochester Institute of Technology, BS in Hotel and Tourist Enterprises, 1984


Hotel and Restaurant Operations, Design Thinking, Revenue Management

Part-Time Faculty

Hyunsuk Choi

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Hyunsuk Choi is affiliated with the School of Management at the University of San Francisco and is currently an adjunct professor. He has authored and co-authored multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers and presented works at many national and international conferences. His contributions have acclaimed recognition from honorable subject experts around the world. He is actively associated with different societies and academies. His academic career is decorated with several reputed awards...


Texas Tech University, Ph.D. in Hospitality Administration, 2016, Kyonggi University, MA in Leisure and Tourism, 2008, Chonbuk National University, BA in Japanese Language and Literature, 2005

Contact Info

Admission: Undergraduate

Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. and Saturdays by appointment

University of San Francisco
Main Campus
Lone Mountain, Second Floor
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-6563