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Melissa Bankroff

Fixed-Term Faculty
Department: The School of Hospitality Business
Eppley Center
667 N Shaw Ln Rm 232
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 353-9211
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography

    Melissa A. Bankroff, M.A., teaches HB 201: Hospitality Business Professional Development I and HB 307: Hospitality Human Resources; and previously taught HB 401: Hospitality Business Professional Development II.  Additionally, she serves as the graduate programs coordinator and graduate student advisor.

    Ms. Bankroff holds a BA and MA from Michigan State University where she studied Anthropology (College of Social Science) and earned an Asian Studies Certificate from MSU's Asian Studies Center. Prior to joining The School of Hospitality Business in 2009, Ms. Bankroff held positions in various administrative and academic units including International Studies and Programs Dean's Office, Center for Integrative Studies in Social Science, Office of Admissions and Scholarships, and the departments of English (College of Arts and Letters) and Food Science and Human Nutrition (College of Agriculture and Natural Resources).

    Ms. Bankroff's knowledge and experience enable her to effectively provide instruction, academic advising, skill building, career development and other services that support students in reaching their academic and professional goals.

    In her leisure time, Ms. Bankroff enjoys spending time with her family and pets.  She also enjoys gardening, hiking, painting, and cooking (and eating!) cuisine inspired by her Southern roots.

  • Courses
    • HB 307: Hospitality Human Resources
    • HB 201: Hospitality Business Professional Development I

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Leading the Way: Graduate Students Present Research 
The School of Hospitality Business at MSU conducted its 11th Annual Graduate Student Forum.