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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; Adjunct Professor, AUT New Zealand, Visiting Professor, UCSI Malaysia and Adjunct Research Fellow, Monash University, Australia.

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.

PUBLICATIONS
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=qPVIJlcAAAAJ&hl=enResearch Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joseph_Cheer

SOCIAL MEDIA
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-m-cheer-75a7845/
Twitter: @jmcheer1

LATEST
My latest book: https://tinyurl.com/yyfnxxop
My latest paper: https://doi.org/10.1080/14616688.2020.1765016

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

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Australian Research Council Linkage Project (Project ID LP190100367)
    Role:
    2
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2017
    Australia China Council - BEYOND THE CITY DISPERSING CHINESE VISITORS INTO REGIONAL AUSTRALIA. https://www.monash.edu/beyondthecity
    Role:
    1
    Funding Source:
    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • 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)