Dr. Arun Upneja

Executive Editor and Publisher, Boston Hospitality Review; Dean, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration

  • Title Executive Editor and Publisher, Boston Hospitality Review; Dean, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration
  • Office 928 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 305 Boston, MA 02215
  • Phone 617-358-6744
  • Education BS, MBA, PhD, University of Houston
    BA, University of Jammu

Dr. Upneja comes to SHA from The Pennsylvania State University, where he held the positions of Professor of Hospitality Financial Management and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Schreyer Honors Collegeā€”a position that included oversight for more than 200 honors courses, academic advising, and career development for 1,800 honors students. Dr. Upneja has spent his career as both a practitioner and teacher of hospitality administration. He earned his B.S. in Hotel & Restaurant Management, his M.B.A., and his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Houston. He also holds a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Jammu in India. Following six years of hotel management with Mumbai-based Indian Hotels Company Limited, Dr. Upneja spent 17 years sharing and building on that knowledge at Penn State, where he established new interactive honors programming for faculty and students and won numerous awards for his research, including the John Wiley & Sons Lifetime Research Achievement Award (2007) from the Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education.

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