Stephen Barth is an attorney and the author of Hospitality Law, Intelligent Emotions: On Self Responsibility, Owning Our Emotional Power and Changing Our Reactions, and coauthor of Restaurant Law Basics. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College, he was an adjunct professor at Texas Tech University. With over twenty years of experience in hospitality operations, including line positions, management and ownership, Professor Barth is a regular speaker on many issues for national, regional and local industry associations and businesses.
Professor Barth is a member of a select group of instructors worldwide that has been designated by the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association to teach its Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) program.
In 1995, he was recognized by the City of Houston for his accomplishments as a faculty member at the University of Houston, and in 1996 he received the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence at the Conrad N. Hilton College. In 1998, Professor Barth was awarded the University Teaching Excellence Award, the highest recognition of teaching bestowed by the University of Houston. In 2000, he received the University of Houston’s Distance Education Award.