• 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
Faculty contribute to the interdisciplinary Center for Sustainability and Master of Science in Sustainable Tourism in many and varied ways reflecting the multidisciplinary interest on the campus in sustainability and a generous willingness to engage in the research, teaching and outreach activities of the center.  Examples of these contributions include service on the MS-ST Faculty Graduate Committee, on thesis and non-thesis projects, on search committees, in recruiting and mentoring students, on external funding activities, on special projects and initiatives, in teaching core courses, on interdisciplinary research and publication efforts and on hosting visiting scholars, among others. Faculty affiliates are encouraged to cross over with other disciplines in research interests to the extent possible in order to become fully aware of, and take advantage of, the many interdisciplinary approaches and opportunities.

Tarek Abdel-Salam
  • Engineering
Tom Allen
  • Geography
Christine Avenarius
  • Anthropology
Jo Anne Balanay
  • Health Education and Promotion
Eban Bean
  • Engineering
Mike Behm
  • Technology Systems
Paul Bin
  • Economics
Runying Chen
  • Interior Design and Merchandising
Robert Chin
  • Technology
Eric Connell
  • Construction Management
Bryna Coonin
  • Library Science
Alleah Crawford
  • Hospitality Leadership
Scott Curtis
  • Geography
Cynthia Deale
  • Hospitality Leadership
Michael Dermody
  • Art
Dave Edgell
  • Hospitality Leadership
Bob Edwards
  • Sociology
Luci Fernandes
  • Anthropology
Holly Hapke
  • Geography
Michael Hardy
  • Institute of Outdoor Theatre
John Howard
  • Communication
Stephanie Jilcott-Pitts
  • Public Health
Donna Kain
  • English
Daniel Kariko
  • Art
Jon Kirchoff
  • Marketing
David Kimmel
  • Biology
Jim Kleckley
  • Director-Bureau of Business Research
Jamie Kruse
  • Economics


David Loomis
  • Coastal Resource Management
Joe Luczkovich
  • Biology
Hunt McKinnon
  • Interior Design
Calvin Mercer
  • Religious Studies
Calvin Mires
  • Maritime History
Ron Mitchelson
  • Research & Graduate Studies
Karen Mulcahy
  • Geography
Robert O'Halleran
  • Hospitality Leadership
Sharon Paynter
  • Political Science
Rebecca Powers
  • Sociology
Enrique Reyes
  • Biology
Nathan Richards
  • Maritime History
David Rivera
  • Hospitality Leadership
Stacy Robinson
  • Marketing
Carmine Scavo
  • Political Science
Paul Schwager
  • Associate Dean-COB
Rebecca Sweet
  • Interior Design
Larry Tise
  • (Emeritus)
Tracy Van Holt
  • Geography
Paige Viren
  • Recreation & Leisure Studies
Hans Vogelsong
  • Coastal Resource Management
George Wang
  • Construction Management
Mel Weber
  • Hospitality Leadership
David West
  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Ken Wilson
  • Sociology

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