Richard (Robby) Roberson is an associate professor teaching classes for the Hospitality Management program. He holds a PhD in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Purdue University. Additionally, he did post-doctoral work at the University of Florida and is academically qualified in both Marketing and Management. He serves as the program director for the culinary arts program at the College of Coastal Georgia. His research interest is film-induced tourism. Prior to entering academia Dr. Roberson worked extensively in the hospitality industry. He has worked as a chef for many restaurants, resorts in Georgia, Arizona, Wyoming and Montana, in both grand Teton and Glacier National Parks and owned his own business.