Dr. Joseph M. Cheer formerly lectured in sustainable tourism at the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics. On 1 April 2019, he will take up a professorial position at the Center for Tourism Research, Wakayama University Japan.
He is board member International Geography Union (IGU) Commission on Tourism and Leisure and Global Change. Joseph’s research draws from trans disciplinary perspectives especially human geography, cultural anthropology and political economy, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
As a former practitioner and practicing consultant/analyst, he is focused on research to practice, emphasising resilience building, sustainability and social justice in tourism.
With Alan Lew, he published 'Tourism Resilience and Adaptation to Environmental Change' and 'Tourism Resilience and Sustainability: Adapting to Social, Political and Economic Change' (2018) with Routledge. Joseph has published in Annals of Tourism Research; Journal of Heritage Tourism; Tourism Analysis; Tourism Development & Planning, Tourism Management Perspectives; SHIMA: International Journal of Research into Island Cultures, Pacific Economic Bulletin, Asia and Pacific Policy Studies; Asian Journal of Tourism Research; Hospitality & Society; Journal of Sustainable Tourism and Tourism Geographies, among others.
Lecturer, National Centre for Australian Studies , Monash University
Director - Australia & International Tourism Research Unit, Monash University
Monash University, PhD
Monash University, MA
University of Queensland, B.Bus
Tourism Management Perspectives, 3
SHIMA: International Journal for Research into Island Cultures, 1
Tourism Resilience and Adaptation to Environmental Change Definitions and Frameworks, 1
Tourism, Resilience and Sustainability Adapting to Social, Political and Economic Change, 1
Cruise tourism in a remote small island - high yield and low impact?, 1
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 1
Tourism Analysis, 1
Annals of Tourism Research, 1
Tourism Planning & Development,
Pacific Economic Bulletin, 1
Grants and Contracts
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)
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)
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)