BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Edinburgh Napier University (United Kingdom)
In the News
August 27, 2020
What Hurricane Laura means for the pandemic-stricken hotel industry
Quartz talks to Rick Lagiewski, assistant professor in the Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation, about the roles of hotels in emergency management.
September 12, 2019
Hotels play vital role in relief efforts when disaster strikes
Essay by Rick Lagiewski, assistant professor of hospitality and tourism management, published by The Conversation.
November 13, 2018
RIT to assess hospitality industry contributions during disastersTourist locations are hardest hit during natural disasters, but also provide significant resources during recovery efforts. A research group at RIT is measuring those efforts and the value of the contributions hotel and lodging sector personnel and facilities provide during times of crisis.