Annamarie Sisson, PhD

Department of Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management


PhD. Kansas State University, USA

M.S. Roosevelt University, USA

B.A. Western Michigan University, USA

Sisson CV

Contact Info

FLG 190F
P.O. Box 118209
Gainesville, FL 32611-8209
(352) 294-1651 |


Annamarie Sisson joined UF in 2019 as a Lecturer. With a hospitality career that spans nearly two decades, Annamarie has been involved with almost every aspect of the hospitality industry – from service on the front lines to Assistant General Manager in various lodging properties. Annamarie has spent the past six years in hospitality higher education. Annamarie’s background is comprised of three areas of expertise: leadership, sustainable event design, and curriculum and instruction. Annamarie is also the advisor of the Event Marketing Student Association and active member in Queer Nation and the UF Association for Academic Women.


Research Interests

  • Hospitality leadership curriculum integration
  • Sustainable and eco-friendly music event design and execution
  • Hospitality curriculum and instruction pedagogy



  • HFT 2750 Event Management
  • HFT 4517 Convention Sales & Service
  • HFT 4754 Advanced Event Management