Pei Liu, PhD

Associate Professor

Hospitality Management

Contact Information

Phone 573-884-7816
Address 214B Mumford Hall
Websites Google Scholar
Research Gate


  • PhD Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • MS Hospitality Management, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • BS Food Science and Engineering, ShanDong Polytechnic University, Jinan, China


  • Consumer behaviors in foodservice operations
  • Food safety training in foodservice operations
  • Healthy food marketing


Dr. Liu has been engaged in a variety of applied research projects funded by USDA ranging from consumer consumption behaviors (i.e., recognizing clients’ needs and wants, evaluating current practices in commercial restaurants and institutional facilities to promote nutrition and healthy eating habits) to employees’ food safety practices in ethnic restaurants.


  • HSP_MGMT 3310, Budget & Cost Control in Food Service Management
  • HSP_MGMT 2300, Fundamentals of Food Service Industry