• Community Sense of Place Community Sense of Place Tourism Impacts and Second Home Development: A Sustainable Approach
  • Climate, Weather, and Tourism Climate, Weather, and Tourism Tourism destinations and their individual tourism businesses are all vying for tourists at their respective locations.
  • Engagement and Community Engagement and Community In partnership with the Office of Engagement, Innovation, and Economic Development.
  • Rural Tourism Rural Tourism Sustaining rural America is one of today's pressing issues.
  • RESET RESET Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism
  • US Travel Care Code US Travel Care Code The United States Travel Care Code has been developed and is managed by the Center for Sustainable Tourism.
  • RETI RETI The Renewable Energy in Tourism Initiative
  • Tourism and Entrepreneurship Tourism and Entrepreneurship Developing the local tourism industry as part of an economic development strategy.

Affiliate Faculty
The Affiliate Faculty share an interest and enthusiasm for the Center's mission, conduct tourism research activities in conjunction with the Center, serve as thesis advisors and members, and mentor students working on sustainable tourism related research.


Tarek Abdel-Salam

  • Engineering

Tom Allen

  • Geography

Rebecca Allen

Paul Bin

  • Economics
Robert Chin
  • Technology

Bryna Coonin

  • Library Science

Alleah Crawford

  • Hospitality Leadership

Scott Curtis

  • Geography

Cynthia Deale

  • Hospitality Leadership

Michael Dermody

  • Art

Dave Edgell

  • Hospitality Leadership
Luci Fernandes
  • Anthropology

Erik Green

Holly Hapke
  • Geography

Stephanie Jilcott-Pitts

  • Public Health

Donna Kain

  • English

Daniel Kariko

  • Art

Jon Kirchoff

  • Marketing

David Kimmel

  • Biology

Jamie Kruse

  • Economics


David Loomis

  • Coastal Resource Management

Hunt McKinnon

Calvin Mires

  • Maritime History

Ron Mitchelson

  • Research & Graduate Studies

Karen Mulcahy

  • Geography

Robert O'Halleran

  • Hospitality Leadership

Susan Phillips

  • Outdoor Dream Institute

Enrique Reyes

  • Biology

Nathan Richards

  • Maritime History

Tom Rickenbach

  • Geography

Stacy Robinson

  • Marketing

Olga Smirnova

  • Political Science

Catherine Smith

  • English (Emeritus)
Rebecca Sweet
  • Interior Design

Larry Tise

  • (Emeritus)

Tracy Tuten

  • Marketing, Social Media

Paige Viren

  • Recreation & Leisure Studies

Hans Vogelsong

  • Coastal Resource Management

Mel Weber

  • Hospitality Leadership
Ken Wilson
  • Sociology

Sustainable Tourism | About Us | Affiliate Faculty

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