Vivienne Wildes is a professor of human resource management in the School of Hospitality at Penn State. Dr. Wildes has extensive experience as a consultant in the hospitality industry and was a director of human resources before coming to Penn State. She is well-published on the topics of stereotypes faced by service workers and the role of corporate social responsibility as it relates to tourism and travel, particularly in the hotel and restaurant industry. She is the director of Cooking with Kids, a free program that aims to transpose knowledge across generations through the program. She is co-director of the International Club.