Aviad A. Israeli is a Professor of service management and hospitality management. His studies focus on identifying firm assets and their impact of firm performance in the hospitality industry, on evaluation of crisis management practices in the hospitality and tourism industries and on studying the dynamics of service encounters. He is ranked among the 100 most prolific researchers in hospitality and tourism research by the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research. His research appeared in leading journals such as International Journal of Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, Service Industries Journal and Journal of Travel Research.
Ph.D. Kent State University – College of Business Administration, MBA Kent State University – College of Business Administration, BA Haifa University, Israel – Department of Political Science
Faculty Recognition Award – Making a Difference in the Life of a Student at Kent State University – Kent State University, 2015, 2016
Ranked among the top 129 authors in hospitality research (at the 18 ranking level)
Ranked among the 100 most prolific researchers in hospitality and tourism research
University Teaching Excellence Award – Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 2004, 2005, 2007
Tourism Economics Journal Article Excellence Award for 2002