David Olds

Assistant Professor

Westlake Hall
(309) 677-3242
dolds@bradley.edu
http://www.bradley.edu/hospitality/

Ph.D., Foodservice & Hospitality Management, Kansas State University
M.S., Foodservice & Lodging Management, Iowa State University
B.S., Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management, Iowa State University

Biography

Dr. Olds is a former chef with over 20 years of industry experience in many types of foodservice operations. Prior to working at Bradley University, he taught hospitality courses and worked as a research associate at Kansas State University.

Teaching

Dr. Olds teaches classes in hospitality leadership, hospitality practices, and others for the program.

Scholarship

Dr. Olds' research interests include food safety and security, environmental issues in hospitality, and motivations of hospitality majors.

Service

During his doctoral studies, Dr. Olds provided leadership as President of the Kansas State University Graduate Student Council.