Kelly Goonan

Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation · Southern Utah University

Outdoor recreation expertise with outdoor safety tips, planning national park visits, and planning and management of outdoor recreation.

Visitor Use Management Wilderness First Aid Resource Management Recreation Impact Analysis Recreation Ecology

Andrew J. Bobilya

Professor, Program Director of Experiential and Outdoor Education · Western Carolina University

Andrew Bobilya's background includes serving as a field instructor and program manager for various summer outdoor adventure programs.

Outdoor Programming Human-Nature Relationship Wilderness Solitude Autonomous Student Experiences Spirituality

Dan McCole

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on tourism, wine tourism, and social entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneruship Wine Tourism Tourism Sustainable Tourism Social Enterprise

Kara Dixon Vuic

LCpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society in 20th-Century America · Texas Christian University

Prof. Vuic writes about women, gender, and the US military.

War, Gender and the U.S. Military 20th Century United States Social, Cultural, and Gender History World Wars Women and the Military War and Society

Sarah Teetzel

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management · University of Manitoba

Dr. Sarah Teetzel’s research focuses on applied ethical issues in sport with emphasis on the intersection of rules and values.

Gender in sport Doping and drug testing in sport Olympic studies Philosophy and ethics of sport

Charlene Weaving

Associate Professor, Human Kinetics · St. Francis Xavier University

Leading researcher on gender and sport analysis

gender and sport Hockey and gender LFL Beach volleyball Olympics and ethics

Russell Burke

Professor of Biology · Hofstra University

Dr. Burke's current research involves diamondback terrapins at Jamaica Bay, wood turtles in northern NJ and the coyote invasion of LI

Urban Ecosystems Urban Environments Suburban Spaces and Development Ecology Evolution

Karen Melton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies · Baylor University

Her research focuses on positive family leisure experiences that enhance child development and family relations.

Program Effectiveness Intentional Family Family Finances Decison-making Family Time

Nathan W. Chan

Associate Professor of Resource Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nathan Chan uses economic methods to examine challenges in environmental management and energy policy

Charitable Giving Environmental Management Environmental Public Goods Climate Change Mitigation Nonmarket Valuation

Justin Taillon

Assistant Professor · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Prior to returning joining academia Justin worked for six years in the hotels, two years in F&B, and one year in event management.

Community Branding Market-Based Conservation Socio-Cultural Sustainability Sustainable Tourism Volunteer Tourism

Diane M. Styers

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Diane Styers's current research focuses on analyzing ecosystem structure and function and examining changes over space and time.

Human Ecology Mapping Multi-Sensor Integration LiDAR Data Analysis Object-Based Image Analysis (OBIA) Forest Ecology

Muzzo Uysal

Carney Family Endowed Professor of Hospitality & Tourism Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Muzzo Uysal is an expert on tourism demand/supply interaction, tourism marketing, and quality of life research in tourism.

Tourism & Hospitality International Hospitality and Tourism Tourism Impacts Tourism Development Tourist Demand Estimation

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences · University of British Columbia

Mental health benefits of exercise | Body Image | Exercise behaviour change |Disability | Women | Knowledge Translation

Exercise Psychology Health Behaviour Change Exercise behaviour change Exercise and mental health Body Image

Thomas Dietz

University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) · Michigan State University

Expert in climate change, human driving forces of environmental change, environmental values, environmental decision making

Ecology Environmental Policy Human driving forces of environmental change Climate Change

Howard (Shih-Ming) Hu

Professor of Hotel, Resort, Hospitality Management · Southern Utah University

Specializing in international cuisine, hospitality management, and culinary science

Food Service Preparation Techniques International Cuisine Culinary Tourism Culinary Programs Hospitality Management

Claudia Finkelstein

Director of Wellness, Resilience and Vulnerable Populations · Michigan State University

Dr. Finkelstein's area of interest is that of physician health, believing that thriving physicians provide excellent care to their patients.

Mind-Body Interaction Medical Education Internal Medicine Physician Health Medical Research

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Eric Bonds

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bond is author of a book on social issues.

Environmental Sociology Human Rights Political Economy War and Violence

John White, Ph.D.

Harold and Dottie Riley Associate Professor of Practical Theology · Baylor University

An expert in Theological Ethics/Moral Theology, Constructive Theology, Theology of Culture, and Christianity and Sports.

Christianity and Sports Constructive Theology Theological Ethics Moral Theology Theology of Culture

Greg Greenawalt

Owner, Chief Marketing Officer, Author · Destination Concepts LLC

Experienced speaker and presenter that helps people to become famliar with why Charlotte NC is a great place to work,live and play

Charlotte North Carolina