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Rebecca Wilson-Mah

Position

Assistant Professor

School

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Summary

Rebecca Wilson-Mah’s teaching and research interests include case field research, case writing and teaching with cases.She has written several cases to support her undergraduate teaching writing cases in the following areas: performance management, internal brand management, progressive discipline and housekeeping operations.Additional research interests include experiential and active learning methods and practice. Wilson-Mah enjoys travelling in British Columbia and further afield with her husband Henry and two children, Matthew and Leo. Born in Nairobi, Kenya, she has travelled overseas extensively living in Zambia, Western Samoa and Japan.

Experience

Wilson-Mah is the program lead for the BA in International Hotel Management – a role that enables her to coach and support students both on campus and on internship placement. Prior to Royal Roads, she was an instructor and program lead for the Tourism Management diploma at Camosun College. Wilson-Mah has both hospitality and tourism experience working for The Fairmont Empress as learning coach and as assistant HR director and for Tourism British Columbia, as manager of training services where she was responsible for SuperHost programming (now WorldHost).

Credentials

Wilson-Mah holds an MSc in Human Resource Management from Sheffield Hallam University, U.K and a BA Combined Honours in English and American Literature from Birmingham University, U.K.  She holds a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation and is a certified corporate coach.