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Laurie Salame

Senior Lecturer II

Hospitality & Tourism Management


JD, Suffolk University Law School
BS Hotel and Restaurant Administration, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Professional Experience

Staff Attorney, Equal Justice Fellow, and AmeriCorps Attorney, Community Legal Aid
Front Office/Rooms Manager, Assistant Front Office Manager, Reservations Manager, Assistant Reservations Manager, Mini-Bar Manager, and Management Training/Executive Development Association, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

Academic Appointments

Senior Lecturer, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Senior Lecturer II 9/2020-present; Senior Lecturer 9/2013-8/2020; Lecturer 9/2001-8/2013
School of Public Health & Health Sciences, Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Research Faculty & Expert Advisor 4/2013-present

Research Interests

Social and Economic Impacts of Gambling in Massachusetts

Teaching Interests

  • Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality Law
  • Gaming and Social Policy
  • Hotel Management
  • Hospitality & Tourism Ethics
  • Casino Operations Management
  • Reflections on Organizations