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Associate Professor, Centre for Tourism Research, Faculty of Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra

After many years working in outdoor education and outdoor recreation Tracey moved into the academic world where she has been involved in research on the social legacies of mega sport events, such as the Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, mountain/alpine visitor experiences and safety, accessible tourism and risk management.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Centre for Tourism Research, Univerrsity of Canberra


  • 2004 
    University of Wollongong, PhD (Experiential learning)
  • 1999 
    University of Wollongong, Master of Commerce (HRM)
  • 1993 
    University of Technology, Sydney, Master of Education (Adult Education)
  • 1991 
    University of South Australia, Graduate Diploma of Education (Adult Education)
  • 1984 
    University of New South Wales, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Research Areas

  • Impacts Of Tourism (150601)
  • Tourism Management (150603)
  • Sport And Leisure Management (150404)