I am a Professor of Sustainable Tourism and Heritage, School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University.
I was previously Professor in Sustainable Tourism at Center for Tourism Research, Wakayama University, Japan. I am also Adjunct Professor, AUT New Zealand and Visiting Professor, UCSI Malaysia.
Additionally, I am Co-Chair of World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Future Council on the Future of Sustainable Tourism, and a board member of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).
Lastly, 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; Critical Tourism Studies Asia Pacific (CTSAP); Association of American Geographers Recreation, Tourism & Sport Group (AAG-RTG).
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.
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=qPVIJlcAAAAJ&hl=enResearch Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joseph_Cheer
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-m-cheer-75a7845/
My latest book: https://tinyurl.com/yyfnxxop
My latest paper: https://doi.org/10.1080/14616688.2020.1765016
Adjunct Research Fellow, Monash University
Professor, Wakayama University
Monash University, PhD
Monash University, MA
University of Queensland, B.Bus
Grants and Contracts
Australian Research Council Linkage Project (Project ID LP190100367)
Australian Research Council
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)
Australia China Council - BEYOND THE CITY DISPERSING CHINESE VISITORS INTO REGIONAL AUSTRALIA. https://www.monash.edu/beyondthecity
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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
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)