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Walter Griffin

Walter Griffin, Assistant Lecturer

Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management

Dr. Clarke Griffin received his bachelor’s degree in culinary management from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, M.B.A. from McKendree University, and Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from Concordia University-Portland.

Dr. Griffin's industry experience includes working with Marriott as a Sous Chef at the Renaissance Grand and Suites Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, and the Marriott Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He also served as Executive Chef and Assistant General Manager with Franklins' Restaurant and Brewery in Hyattsville, Maryland. Dr. Griffin is a Certified Food and Beverage Manager from the American Hotel and Lodging Association. His research interests include industry-academia collaboration, assessment, and hospitality management curriculum development.

Walter Griffin

Office: 618-453-4151
Dept: 618-453-3307
walter.griffin@siu.edu