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Robert J. Thompson, Ph.D., CHA, TMP
Hospitality and Tourism Management Scholar-Practitioner I Patient Experience Researcher I Workforce Developer 

Chair, Dept. of Hospitality & Tourism Management at the Univ. of South Alabama
"It has been and continues to be our responsibility to fill the Earth with the light and warmth of Hospitality." - Conrad Hilton


This is the personal website of Robert J. Thompson.  Here, you will also learn a little about me, my career in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, as well as my migration into academia and research interests. 

Additionally, I share my thoughts about life and our place in it.  Today, time is a precious commodity; however, I hope you are able to take a moment to explore the site.  


Yours in Hospitality,

Robert J. Thompson


  • Gold Key International Honour Society
  • Hospitality Partner of the Year award - Visit Mobile - 2019
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Univ. of South Alabama Faculty Development Council - Research Grant Recipient - April 2017 - March 2018
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

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"One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living.

We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today." - Dale Carnegie


Robert J. Thompson


Robert J. Thompson

Robert J. Thompson

Robert J. Thompson

"By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be."
                                                                                                                                                                                         -Mark Victor Hansen