The Stanley Sun Faculty Global Research Fund

Thanks to the Stanley Sun Faculty Global Research Fund, the Center for Hospitality Research is offering grants in support of faculty in the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration, and across the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, who are researching topics of interest and importance to the hospitality, travel, and service industries.

To see a list of the CHR’s current funding opportunities, click here.

2023 Grant Recipients

Aaron Adalja

Adalja looks at how sustainability attributes affect consumer demand in online hotel bookings.

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Peng (Peter) Liu

Liu’s project endeavors to establish a connection between cultural and urban consumption amenities and housing prices.

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2022 Grant Recipients

Christopher Anderson

Anderson’s research aims to untangle traffic and reservation impacts of price meta at Google.

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Young-Hoon Park

Park’s research focuses on the impact of subscription programs within and across categories, using evidence from restaurant delivery and adjacent categories.

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Wesley Sine

Sine will study the hospitality industry in Mexico to examine how cultural strategies are important for firms to leverage a positive regional identity or mitigate the impact of a negative regional identity.

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Helen Chun

Chun, and doctoral student Esther Jang, will study the evolution and persistence of the drive market in travel and the consumer motivations and drivers behind it.

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Marie Ozanne

Ozanne, and master’s student, Xinlian (Priscilla) Zhang, will examine how language influences engagement in voluntary sustainable hotels programs.

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