Frederick W. Becker, Ph.D.

Frederick Becker
Graham School of Business
Director, Hospitality and Tourism Management
Associate Professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management
Contact Information
Willman Business Center , Room 218

Meet Frederick W. Becker


  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University
  • MALS, Plattsburgh State University
  • BSBA, University of Denver
  • AAS, Paul Smith's College

Research Interests

  • Employee turnover
  • Fun in the workplace
  • Human resource management
  • Employee engagement
  • Student engagement

Recent Publications

  • Malcarne, B.K., Hayes-Sauder, M., & Becker, F. (2021, November 5). You-Pick-5: 1-experience, 1-slide, 1-minute. SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 1-5.
  • Sauder, M. H., Becker, F., Malcarne, B., & Saville, J. (2020, February 10). Team Meeting 101: An investigation of cognitive engagement and self-efficacy in a unique active learning instructional technique. SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 35(1),15-27.
  • Becker, F.W., & Tews, M.J. (2016, April 19). Fun activities at work: Do they matter to hospitality employees? Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism, 15(3), 279-296.