Dr. Atzori is an Assistant Professor of Sustainable Hospitality Management at CSUMB, College of Business. She currently teaches Ecotourism Management and Sustainable Event Management and is involved in several sustainability-focused projects with her students.
She earned her Ph.D. in Hospitality Management at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida. She taught various Tourism Management and Event Management courses for 4 years during her Ph.D. studies. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Atzori obtained both her B.S. in Economics and Business Administration and her M.S. in Tourism Planning and Management at the University of Cagliari, Italy.
Roberta, a native of Sardinia, worked in the professional event organization industry for several years in Italy. She speaks Italian, Spanish, and English fluently.
Her research interests include sustainable tourism and hospitality, and climate change mitigation and adaptation in tourism destinations and hospitality businesses. Her doctoral dissertation focused on tourists’ responses to climate change impacts on coastal destinations. She has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has spoken at various international conferences in Europe and the United States.