Associate Professor, School of Hospitality
The Pennsylvania State University
Breffni M. Noone is an Associate Professor at the Pennsylvania State University School of Hospitality Management where she teaches courses in revenue management and service operations management. Before joining the Pennsylvania State University, she held a visiting professor position in the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University, and was on faculty at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland. Dr. Noone earned her doctorate from Cornell University. She also holds an M.B.S. from Dublin City University, Ireland and a B.Sc. (Mgmt.) from Dublin University, Trinity College, Ireland.
Dr. Noone is the recipient of outstanding teaching, research, and advising awards. She was honored with the Penn State College of Health and Human Development Teaching Excellence Award in 2013, the National Society of Leadership and Success Excellence in Teaching Award in 2012, and the Penn State College of Health and Human Development Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence in 2010. In 2012, she received the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research Article of the Year Award, and was recognized with the Penn State Schreyer Honors College Excellence in Advising Award in 2014.
Dr. Noone’s research interests include revenue management and pricing in the restaurant, hotel, and golf industries. Most recently, her research has focused on the influence of non-price information, including user-generated content and images, on consumer reaction to hotel prices.
Her work has appeared in journals such as Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, Journal of Service Management, Managing Service Quality, International Journal of Hospitality Management, and Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. She has authored several book chapters, and national and international conference papers. Dr. Noone currently serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals specializing in revenue and hospitality management, and is an associate editor for the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. She also serves as a consultant to independent and chain hospitality enterprises in the U.S. and Europe.
Ms. Noone can be contacted at 814-865-7128 or email@example.com