Sheryl Elliott, Emerita Associate Professor of Marketing, Department of Marketing, School of Business, The George Washington University; BFA. in Performing Arts, Drake University; MA in Education & Human Development, George Washington University; Ph.D.in Business Management, University of Buckingham, U.K.
Dr. Elliott is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Pan American Federation of Hotel and Tourism Schools. She frequently provides interviews on tourism and travel safety for national television news programs including CNN, NBC and Bloomberg News. Dr. Elliott launched one of the first online courses for GW in 1997 and was instrumental in developing the online AMTA degree program. Dr. Elliott has produced seven videos on topical issues in sustainable destination development and has been a contributing author to the following academic journals: Annals of Tourism Research, World Travel and Tourism Review, Tourism Management, Tourism Geographies, Journal of Vacation Marketing and Papiers de Tourism. In 2010 she received GW School of Business "Undergraduate Outstanding Faculty Award." She was appointed by the Maryland State governor to the Maryland Heritage Area Authority in 2002 and served two terms, with the last ending in 2010. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the house museum, Mount Aventine, at Chapman State Park.