Erinn Tucker has over 20 years of academic and professional academic experiences in the areas of hospitality, sport, event sponsorship and employee training. Her previous faculty appointment as Assistant Professor in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University included undergraduate and graduate curriculum development for the tourism and hospitality management department, student advising for undergraduate and graduate academic and career plans, serving as the university representative to the Faculty Senate and school budget committee. Prior to Temple, Erinn was an Assistant Professor in the School of Hospitality Administrator at Boston University (BU). Dr. Tucker collaborated closely with the Office of the Provost, deans and faculty as member of the BU University Council. She developed curriculum for the School of Hospitality Administration, developed the first Washington DC Event Management Summer hospitality program and co-created the Tourism in China experiential course. In addition to being elected to chair the academic policy committee, she served as campus student mentor for the POSSE diversity program, worked with adjuncts and served on two search committees.