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Dr. Yawei Wang


Chair | Marketing | Feliciano School of Business

Email: wangya@mail.montclair.edu

Telephone: 9736554099

Office: Feliciano School of Business, 592A

Biography

Yawei holds a Ph.D. in Recreation & Tourism from Clemson University. Her research focuses on travel and tourism - with emphasis on mature tourism and aging. Her teaching interests include introduction to leisure & tourism, behavioral concepts in leisure & tourism, research methods in leisure & tourism. Prior to joining MSU, Yawei worked with the Gerontology Research Interdisciplinary Team in the College of Health Education & Human Development at Clemson.

Areas of Expertise

Mature Tourism
Leisure and aging
Sustainable Tourism
Sports and Tourism

Education

  • Ph D, Tourism, 2005, Clemson University
  • MA, Translation, 2000, Zhengzhou University
  • BA, English, 1997, Zhengzhou University

Refereed Publications

  • Larson V. B., Jensen W. R., Wang Y., (2015). Wanted: Contagious Gameday Staff. Testing the Effect of Smiling on Fan Responses.. New York, NY. Services Marketing Quarterly.37 (2). (pp. 71-79).
  • Wang Y., Dong E., (2013). Travel Distance of Senior Tourists: An Application of the GIS Techniques. . Journal of Hospitality and Tourism.11 (1). (pp. 36-42).
  • Dong E., Wang Y., Morais D., (2013). Segmenting the Rural Tourism Market: The Case of Potter County, Pennsylvania. . Journal of Vacation Marketing.19 (2). (pp. 186-198).
  • Jensen W. R., Wang Y., (2013). Looking at Corporate Shirt Sponsorship in Soccer from Both Sides of the Pond: Comparing Global Trends versus Major League Soccer. London. The Journal of Soccer and Society.14 (1). (pp. 1-10).
  • Jensen R., Bowman N., Wang Y., Larson B., (2012). New League, New Market, New Sponsorship: An Exploratory Study of Attitudes towards Shirt Sponsorship in Major League Soccer. . Soccer and Society.13 (4). (pp. 536-554).
  • Jensen W. R., Wang Y., Bowman N., (2012). New League, New Market, New Sponsorship: An Exploratory Study of Attitudes towards Shirt Sponsorship in Major League Soccer.. New York. The Journal of Soccer and Society.13 (4). (pp. 536-554).
  • Chatterjee P., Wang Y., (2012). Online Comparison Shopping Behavior of Travel Consumers. . Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism.13 (1). (pp. 1-23).
  • Stumbo J. N., Wang Y., Pegg S., (2011). Issues of access: What matters to people with disabilities as they seek leisure experiences. World Leisure Organization. World Leisure Journal.53 (2). (pp. 91-103).
  • Zhang Y., Wang Y., Colucci W., Wang Z., (2011). The Paradigm Shift in Organizational Research. . International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations.1 (2). (pp. 57-70).
  • Wang Y., McGuire A. F., Zhou B., (2011). The Influence of Travel Experience on Mature Travelers’ Quality of Life. . International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector.3 (1). (pp. 52-64).
  • Zhou B., Hsu J., Wang Y., (2010). GIS and GPS Applications in Emerging Economies: Observation and Analysis of a Chinese Logistics Firm. Hershey, PA. International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change.1 (3). (pp. 45-61).
  • Wang Y., Stumbo J. N., (2009). Factors Affecting Quality of life for community-dwelling older adults with a disability: Implications for Therapeutic Recreation Practices and Research. . Annual in Therapeutic Recreation.17 (pp. 18-30).
  • Wang J., Xia J., Hollister K., Wang Y., (2009). Comparative Analysis of International Education Systems. Hershey: NY/IGI Publishing. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector.1 (1). (pp. 1-14).
  • Wang Y., Zhang Y., Xia J., Wang Z., (2008). Segmenting the Mature Travel Market by Motivation. . International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies.1 (2). (pp. 193-209).
  • Jensen R., Weston S., Wang Y., (2008). How do fans react when sports teams are named after corporations?. Daphne, AL . The Sport Journal.11 (1). (pp. 34-43).
  • Xia J., Wang J., Wang Y., Xing R., (2008). Stakeholder pressures and the global diffusion of the ISO 14001 initiative: A resource dependence perspective. Geneva. International Journal of Sustainable Society.1 (1). (pp. 4-28).
  • Wang Y., (2008). Physical activities and health-related quality of life in older adults: Findings from the BRFSS 2000. . Annual in Therapeutic Recreation.16 (pp. 105-116).
  • Jensen W. R., Wang Y., Weston S., (2008). How Do Fans React When Sports Teams Are Named After Corporations?. Huntsville, Alabama. The Sport Journal.11 (1). (pp. Online).
  • Wang Y., Norman C. W., McGuire A. F., (2005). A comparative study of leisure constraints perceived by mature and young travelers. . Tourism Review International.8 (3). (pp. 263-279).

Published Books

  • Wang Y., (2010). Ageing Travel Market and Accessibility Requirements. (pp. 190-199). Bristol, UK. Channel View Publications.
  • Wang Y., Weston S., Lin L., Kim S., (2009). Segmenting the mature travel market with data mining tools. (pp. 1759-1764). . The Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining (2nd Ed.).

Published Proceedings

  • Wang Y., Mukherjee A., (2014). Healthcare Resort: An Integrated Approach to Re-model Healthcare Services. (pp. 849-850). . Developments in Marketing Science: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Science. Refereed
  • Wang Y., Zhang L., (2013). College Students’ Perception of Tourism Destination Attributes. (pp. 22-23). . Annals of the Society for Marketing Advances. Refereed
  • Wang Y., Zhang L., (2012). Market Segmentation Based on Travelers’ Perceived Destination Image: A Case Study of a Heritage Tourism Destination in China. (pp. 280-284). . Annals of the Society for Marketing Advances. Refereed
  • Wang Y., Weston S., (2010). Day-Trippers and Overnight Travelers: An Exploratory Study of Welcome Center Visitors. (pp. 599-602). . the Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA). Refereed
  • Chatterjee P., Wang Y., (2010). Online Comparison Shopping Behavior of Travel Consumers. (pp. 576-580). . Proceedings of the 2010 Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA). Refereed
  • Kay M., Wang Y., (2010). Marketing the Staycation: The Salience of the Local in Destinations Branding. (pp. 590-592). . the Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA).
  • Wang Y., Stumbo J. N., (2008). Quality of life for community-dwelling older adults with a disability. (pp. 204-207). Baltimore, MD. National Recreation and Park Association Congress: 2008 Leisure Research Symposium (LRS). Refereed
  • Wang Y., (2007). Segmenting the mature travel market by motivation. Dallas, TX. Proceedings of 2007 International CHRIE Annual Conference . Refereed
  • Wang Y., (2007). Life satisfaction and health perceived by mature travelers: An exploratory study of the past travel experience. Dallas, TX. Proceedings of 2007 International CHRIE Annual Conference . Refereed

Other Publications

  • Wang Z., Wang Y., (). Book Review: Service Science for Socio-Economical and Information Systems Advancement: Holistic Methodologies. (pp. 78-81). Hershey, PA. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector.

Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Fellows Program, Montclair State University (2007)
    The Program focuses on important teaching and learning theories and research. It recognizes and supports the significant and long term contributions that junior faculty members will make to Montclair State University.
  • HEHD Graduate Student Research Poster Winners – Honorable Mention, Clemson University (2004)
  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Clemson University (2004)
  • The Graduate Student Certificate of Excellence, Clemson University (2004)

Research

  • An Exploratory Study of Perceptions of Medical Tourism: A Stakeholder Analysis
  • Day-Trippers and Overnight Travelers: An Exploratory Study of Welcome Center Visitors
  • Does the Concession Experience Matter for Sports Fans? Implications for Fan Satisfaction and Future Behavior
  • Five Star Healing: What can Healthcare Learn from Hotels in Customer Experience Management?
  • Global Imagery Construction through Social Media and Online Interaction
  • Hong Cun: Heritage Tourism in China
  • Marketing the Staycation: The Salience of the Local in Destination Branding
  • Segmenting the Rural Tourism Market: The Case of Potter County, Pennsylvania
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • To Lend is to Own: A Game Theoretic Approach to Evaluate eBook Lending Strategy
  • World Expo - The Development of Events in China