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Dr. Richard F Wilkinson

Dr. Richard F Wilkinson

Professor; Hospitality Management

Office: 4325 - Klehm Hall
Phone: 217-581-6046
Fax: 217-581-6090
Email: rfwilkinson@eiu.edu

Spring 2018 Office Hours:
Monday and Wednesday 9 - 10:30 am
Tuesday 2-3 pm


Frequently Taught Courses

Hospitality Operations and Cost Control
Food Systems Management
Commercial Quantity Food Production
Club Management
Hospitality Sales and Service
Research Methods in Family and Consumer Sciences


University of Missouri, PhD in Career and Technical Education; support areas in Hospitality Management and Tourism Management
University of Missouri, MEd in Career and Technical Education, Marketing Education emphasis
University of Central Missouri BS in Hospitality Management

Professional Organizations

International CHRIE (an association of Hospitality and Tourism Educators)
CHRIE Central Federation
Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA)
TTRA CenStates
International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE)


Hospitality manager job satisfaction, work environment, and retention
Restaurant manager leadership styles
Hospitality advisory boards

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