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Andrew Coggins

Clinical Professor
Associate Director, BHP NYC

Lubin School of Business

Management and Management Science

  • @New York City
Never lose your curiosity!


Retired US Navy Commander with 11 years sea time & international assignments. MSM from Boston University Brussels & Ph.D. from VA Tech. Taught at CUHK for 6 years, Cruise Industry Expert. Native New Yorker.


PhD , Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University , Blacksburg, VA , 2004
Hospitality & Tourism Management

MSM , Boston University Brussels , Brussels, Belgium , 1994
Business Administration and Management

BA , New York University , New York, NY , 1971

Awards and Honors

  • Lubin School of Business, October 2015 - 2014 Faculty Excellence Award
  • ITB, 2006


  • U.S. Navy, - Ship Engineering & Maintenance Specialist
    Officer Subspecialty
  • U.S. Navy, - Engineering Officer of the Watch
    Unrestricted 1200 psi Steam Watch Officer Qualification
  • U.S. Navy, - Surface Warfare Officer
    Officer Specialty Qualification
  • U.S. Navy, - Fleet Officer of the Deck
    Unrestricted Watch Officer Qualification


Coggins, A. (2014, March). The globalization of the cruise industry: a tale of ships.


Hospitality Design & Management, International Management, the Cruise Industry


  • LA Times [Newspaper], October 27 2016
    Hotel industry and impact of Airbnb
  • Reuters [Other], September 30 2016
    Impact of American's Scott Kirby moving to United
  • Business Insider [Magazine], August 22 2016
    Fairness of airline rules and their impact on consumers
  • Fast Company [Internet], August 9 2016
    Delta's computer outage
  • Computer World [Internet], April 12 2016
    CDC's travel warning regarding Zika virus
  • The Guardian (U.S. Edition) [Magazine], January 16 2015
    Interview on impact of falling oil prices on airline fares.
  • Sun Sentinal [Newspaper], January 4 2015
    Interview on cruise ship swimming pool safety and lack of lifeguards.
  • Las Vegas Review journal [Magazine], April 28 2014
    Interview on development of the cruise industry and future outlook.
  • Miami Herald [Newspaper], April 21 2014
    Impact of increased collaboration among Carnival Corporation's brands, as a result of new CEO's initiatives, on brand identity and corporate profits.
  • Consumers Digest [Magazine], April 9 2014
    Impact of recommended security changes on safety at airports as a result of the TSA Report on the shootings at LAX
  • Associated Press [Other], February 5 2014
    Explained procedures that would be followed when a child drowned in the swimming pool of an NCL ship.
  • PIX11 Morning News [TV], January 29 2014
    Interview on cruise ship refund policy in case of norovirus illness
  • Tampa Bay Times [Newspaper], January 28 2014
    Interview on cruise ship norovirus illness
  • Journal News [Newspaper], December 5 2013
    Interview on Metro North derailment and rail safety
  • ABC News 20/20 [TV], December 3 2013
    Provided research for producer on famous railroad curves in USA for feature on Metro North derailment and railroad safety
  • Associated Press [Other], October 14 2013
    Interview on cruise ship swimming pool safety
  • LA Times [Newspaper], August 15 2013
    Interview on pros and cons of buying consolidator airline tickets
  • Thompson Reuters Hong kong [Other], July 25 2013
    Interview about the Asian Cruise market and Hong Kong's potential as a regional hub
  • TravelAgentCentral.com [Internet], April 20 2013
    Interview on Carnival Fleet Upgrades
  • Travel Agent Magazine [Magazine], April 20 2013
    Interview on Carnival fleet upgrades
  • Rudy Maxa's World nationally syndicated travel radio show [Radio], April 6 2013
    Interview on Sen. Schumer's Cruise Passengers' Bill of Rights
  • LA Times [Newspaper], March 9 2013
    Interview on traveling with disabilities on river cruise ships
  • Baltimore Sun [Newspaper], March 8 2013
    Interview on Baltimore cruise terminal expansion
  • Travel Weekly [Newspaper], March 6 2013
    Interview on branded partnerships at cruise lines
  • Professional Mariner [Magazine], February 22 2013
    Interview on Cruise Ship Safety by Managing Editor for March issue
  • Travel Market Report [Magazine], February 22 2013
    Should the cruise industry rethink megaships
  • Forbes [Radio], February 19 2013
    Carnival's long haul challenge ahead
  • CBS WNEW-FM Washington DC [Radio], February 19 2013
    Interview on Carnival Triumph Fire
  • NPR in Washington [Radio], February 19 2013
    Interview on Carnival Triumph Fire and cruise ship regulation
  • Nation.Time.Com [Internet], February 18 2013
    Coast Guard cause of cruise ship fire was a leak
  • Business Week [Magazine], February 16 2013
    No central agency oversees inspects cruise ships
  • LA Times [Newspaper], February 16 2013
    Carnival Triumph Fire
  • NY Times [Newspaper], February 16 2013
    Stranded Cruise Passengers make their way home
  • LA Times [Newspaper], February 15 2013
    Financial Impact of Carnival Triumph Fire
  • USAToday [Newspaper], February 15 2013
    Carnival Triumph Cruise Travel Bookings Prices
  • China Radio International [Radio], January 31 2012
    Gave interview on Costa Concordia Disaster for "People in the Know" which invites experts worldwide to discuss hot issues in politics, economy, development, social and cultural affairs.


  • Propeller Club of NYC , October 1 , 2016
    Promote NYC/NJ Port & Maritime Interests
  • World Ship Society Port of NY Branch , January 1 , 2015
    Promote maritime history and research
  • Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International , October 15 , 2014
    HSMAI is committed to growing business for hotels & their partners, is the industry's leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. KEY NYC HOTEL CONTACT ORGANIZATION.
  • Connecticut Maritime Association [member] , January 2013
    Promotion of maritime industry in tri-state area
  • SS UNITED STATES Conservancy [Member] 2012
    Promote preservation of ocean liner SS UNITED STATES, raise awareness, fund raising
  • Lower Manhattan Marketing Association [Member] , October 2011
    Promote business development of Manhattan south of Canal Street
  • Pacific Asia Tourism Association [Member] 2011
    Promotes Pacific Rim Tourism, spokesperson for Pascific Rim tourism
  • South Street Seaport Museum [Member] , July 2010
    Museum for preservation and promotion of NYC's maritime heritage
  • SKAL International Hong Kong & NYC [Member] 2004
    International networking organization of hospitality and tourism professionals
  • American Society of Naval Engineers [Member] 1996
    Professional organization for U.S. Navy engineers and naval engineering professionals.
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers [Member] 1996
    Professional Organization for naval architect/marine engineer professional. Publishes journal, conducts research, provides scholarships. Membership by application and meeting minimum professional requirements.
  • American Society for Quality [Member] 1994
    Promotes toal quality management, professional organization for quality management professionals, publishes quality focused journals
  • U.S. Naval Institute [Member] 1972
    Provides forum for discussion of naval issues, publishes journals, conducts research, provides scholarships, professional organization for U.S. Navy members.
  • Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education [Member] 1996
    Professional organization of hospitality and tourism educators
  • International Association of Maritime Economists [Member] 1994
    Association of maritime academics and professionals. Membership by invitation. Publishes Maritime Economics & Logistics and Maritime Policy & Management


  • External Relations Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Advise Lubin Alumni & External Relations on ways to raise awareness of Lubin Programs
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Expand Lubin visibility in region
  • Business Honors Program [Other]
    Desc: Ran NYC BHP from Jan-Sep 2014. Advise NYC BHP Director, Work with Pforzheimer's Honors College to resolve issues with Lubin students. Advise BHP sophomores on BHP courses during registration. Participate and assist in BHP programs. Recruit qualifying students for BHP.
  • Kappa Sigma Fraturnity [Faculty Advisor]
    Desc: Advise members, approve budgets, attend events
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: membership recruitment, improve retention among members, charity fund-raising events
  • Lubin Faculty Council Undergrad Relations [Committee Member]
    Desc: Attend meetings, help meet quorum, provide inputs, review scholarship/award applications, other tasks as requested.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Working on Lubin Professional Experience
  • Lubin School of Business [Faculty Advisor]
    Desc: Advisor to one or more teams of Accounting Students in PWC Challenge Competition
  • Student Affairs [Committee Member]
    Desc: Participate in discussions, vote on committee decisions
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Determine student award winners
  • Beta Gama Sigma (BGS) [Faculty Advisor]
    Desc: Provide advice, participate in events, approve funding requests
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Sent delegation to leadership conference in February 2015, hold alumni sharing meetings, membership recruitment
  • Student Orientation [Other]
    Desc: Participated in Transfer & Freshman Orientation in January,Summer,Fall 2011


  • NYC Faculty Dining Room Advisory Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Advise on new faculty dining room concept, layout, fittings, and furnishings
  • NYC Master Plan Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Participate and advise on campus cummunity planning
  • Student Affairs Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Resolve student issues
  • Urban Male Initiative [Faculty Mentor]
    Desc: Student mentoring & attend networking events
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Helps keep at-risk students at Pace
  • Alumni Reunion [Attendee, Meeting]
    Desc: Meet alumni
  • Search Commity for Vice President of Facilities [Committee Member]
    Desc: Volunteered to fill NYFC vacancy on Committee. Interview applicants, escort applicant during NYC campus visit, make selection recommendation to chair.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Selected and hired new VP Facilities for University.


  • South Street Seaport Museum [Member]
    Desc: Promote preservation of ocean liner SS UNITED STATES. Helped raise awareness by distributing brochures in July. Building sectional model for use in fund-raising/publicity. Participated in 3 other meetings during the year.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Raising awareness of SS United States plight and fund-raising for preservation of ship with aim of eventual return to NYC.
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