Jan Louise Jones, Ph.D.

Jan Louise Jones, Ph.D. Image
Coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality & Tourism Department
Pompea College of Business

Ph.D., Recreation and Leisure Management, University of Connecticut

M.A., Sociology/International Studies, Acadia University, Canada

B.A., Sociology/International Studies, Acadia University, Canada

About Jan

Dr. Jones received her B.A. and M.A. in Sociology/International Studies from Acadia University in Canada and her Ph.D. in Recreation and Leisure Management from the University of Connecticut. She has over ten years of teaching and curriculum development experience in the areas of tourism, hospitality, event management and recreation/leisure studies. In addition to her teaching experience, she has spent the last 20 years conducting research, serving in international scientific committees and presenting in over 14 countries about the importance of sustainable tourism development and management. Her teaching and leadership experience has been highly regarded by educators all over the world as evidenced in her role as contributor for three years to the Teach Middle East Magazine.


Jones, J.L. (2014). Book Review [Review of the book Voluntourism in the Global South, by Wanda Vrasti]. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change. doi: 10.1080/14766825.2014.969960

Jones, J. L. (2014). “Smile for me Jamaica”: A snapshot of Kingston’s destination image and the need for collaborative approach. Journal of Tourism Development, pp. 165-168. Retrieved from http://www.ua.pt/degei/rtd/indice21_22_vol5

News and In the Media

In the Media

New Haven Independent: Marcel Takes The LEED

Jan Jones, a lecturer, and coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management, was at Hotel Marcel for the awarding of the “LEED Platinum plaque,” which was conferred by the U.S. Green Building Council, testifying that the hotel meets the highest standards of energy and environmental design. Hotel owner Bruce Becker and U.S. Reps Rosa DeLauro and Jim Himes joined Jones and her Global Sustainable Tourism Management Program students.

In the Media

Connecticut Conference on Tourism

Jan L. Jones, professor, program coordinator, hospitality and tourism management, at the University of New Haven, presents 'From Gen Z to Boomers' at the Connecticut Conference on Tourism as the only speaker invited from a University.