Jalayer (Jolly) Khalilzadeh

Jalayer (Jolly) Khalilzadeh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
School of Hospitality Leadership
College of Business
East Carolina University
Rivers West 311
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
Phone: (252) 737-3815

Jalayer (Jolly) Khalilzadeh earned his Associate’s Degree in Travel and Tourism Services, Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management, Master’s Degree in Tourism Management with a concentration in Tourism Marketing, and Ph.D. in Hospitality Management. Dr. Khalilzadeh has a passion for applications of network and system science in tourism and hospitality research. His works have been published in top-ranked journals such as Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Management, Current Issues in Tourism, Computers in Human Behavior, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, and Journal of Destination Marketing and Management. Currently, he is working on individuals’ imagination and mental image in hedonic consumption settings. Dr. Khalilzadeh has various work experiences in the hospitality and tourism industry and is involved in various projects related to the applications of network science in destination management and tourism consumption.