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Professor in Sustainable Tourism, Wakayama University

I am a Professor in Sustainable Tourism at Center for Tourism Research, Wakayama University, Japan and Adjunct Research Fellow at Monash University, Australia. Additionally, I am Co Editor-in-Chief of the journal Tourism Geographies by Taylor & Francis.

I am a board member International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Tourism and Leisure and Global Change and Steering Committee for Critical Tourism Studies Asia Pacific. My research draws from trans disciplinary perspectives especially human geography, cultural anthropology and political economy, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. For more, see links below.

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joseph_Cheer
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-m-cheer-75a7845/
Twitter: @jmcheer1

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Adjunct Research Fellow, Monash University
  • 2019–present
    Professor, Wakayama University

Education

  • 2014 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 2009 
    Monash University, MA
  • 1992 
    University of Queensland, B.Bus

Publications

  • 2019
    Tourism Planning & Development, 1
  • 2019
    Hospitality & Society, 1
  • 2019
    Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1
  • 2017
    Tourism Management Perspectives, 3
  • 2017
    SHIMA: International Journal for Research into Island Cultures, 1
  • 2017
    INTERACTION, 1
  • 2017
    Tourism Resilience and Adaptation to Environmental Change Definitions and Frameworks, 1
  • 2017
    Tourism, Resilience and Sustainability Adapting to Social, Political and Economic Change, 1
  • 2017
    Cruise tourism in a remote small island - high yield and low impact?, 1
  • 2015
    Journal of Heritage Tourism, 1
  • 2013
    Tourism Analysis, 1
  • 2013
    Annals of Tourism Research, 1
  • 2012
    Tourism Planning & Development,
  • 2010
    Pacific Economic Bulletin, 1

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    Australia-China Council
    Role:
    1
    Funding Source:
    DFAT
  • 2017
    Austrade (C17/0233)- FOR THE PROVISION OF DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF A SURVEY OF CHINESE VISITORS IN AUSTRALIA (With China Digital and Edith Cowan University)
    Role:
    1
    Funding Source:
    Austrade

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Australian Geographers (AIG), Australian Anthropological Society (AAS), Association of American Geographers (AAG), Anthropology of Tourism Interest Group (ATIG), Critical Tourism Studies Asia-Pacific Consortium (CTS), The Institute of Postcolonial Studies (IPCS), International Ecotourism Society (IETS), Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE), Australian Association for Pacific Studies (AAPS), The Pacific Circle, European Society for Oceanists, (ESfO)
  • Center for Tourism Research - Wakayama University

Research Areas

  • Tourism (1506)
  • Social And Cultural Anthropology (160104)
  • Human Geography (1604)
  • Economic Development Policy (160505)
  • Impacts Of Tourism (150601)
  • Recreation, Leisure And Tourism Geography (160402)
  • Urban And Regional Studies (Excl. Planning) (160404)
  • Pacific Peoples Environmental Knowledge (050210)
  • Social And Cultural Geography (160403)
  • Anthropology Of Development (160101)
  • Government And Politics Of Asia And The Pacific (160606)
  • Asian Cultural Studies (200202)