The Institute for Hospitality & Tourism Research & Education supports and promotes hospitality and tourism related research across all four areas of strategic emphasis of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, which includes Hospitality Management, Food & Beverage Science, Data Science and Predictive Analytics, and Global Affairs. More than 30 Chaplin faculty members – and their students, postdocs and technicians are engaged in four key areas of research: []. This research is also supported through research centers and programs.

Research is directly funded by government, foundation, and industry sponsored grants.

Workshops and seminars are held throughout the year where research results are disseminated. For those interested in finding experts to collaborate with, the Chaplin School maintains a searchable database of faculty and staff and their areas of expertise.