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Completed PhD Students


Trang, Giang. (2017) An exploration of the potential for sustainable tourism development on selected Vietnamese islands.

Goodfellow, Denise (2017) Couples and avitourism: a mixed methods study of North American birdwatchers.

Jalis, Mohd, Hairi (2016) An analysis of the integration of local cuisine into international destination marketing strategies for Malaysia.

Muschter, Sabine (2015) Understanding the decision-making process of European international students to study abroad in Australia and their ensuing travel behaviour during their stay in Australia 

Smith, Stephen, (2013) Monumentalising Language: Visitor Experience and Meaning Making at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument

Mkono, Mucha (2013) Authenticity at African eatertainment spaces: A Study from Zimbabwe, Southern Cross University

Torland, Monica (2013) Emotional labour and the job satisfaction of adventure tour leaders in Australia

Grubb, Fiona (2011) Emerging Post-Fordism: De-industrialisation and Transition in the Suburbs

Stolk, Paul (2010) If We Sink it Will They Come? The Development and Management of Australia's Artificial Reefs as Resources for Sustainable Recreational Scuba Diving

Johnson, Patricia (2006) Unpacking the Bags: Cultural Literacy and Cosmopolitanism in Women’s

Travel Writings about the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1979-2002

Young, Tamara (2005) Going by the Book: Backpacker Travellers in Aboriginal Australia and the Negotiation of Text and Experience


Current Higher Degree Research Students

Korn, B. Commenced 2014 Sociocultural impacts of golf course tourism on Thai villages, PhD

Pearce, J. Commenced 2017 Storytelling: The tourist, the destination, the visualisation M. Bus


Completed Honours Students

Ford, A. (2014) From event to social reform: Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and the Marriage Equality Movement. Class 1

Dunn, A. (2012) Behind the Performance: Evaluating Papua New Guineans’ Perceptions of the Significance, Meaning and Cultural Authenticity of Festivals in PNG, Class 2.1

Benson, M. (2011) Representations of Indigeneity in a Film-Induced Tourism Campaign: An Analysis of ‘Come Walkabout’, Class 1

Morris, A. (2003) Observing the Observers: An exploratory Study of Birdwatching. B.Soc.Sc (Hons).

Class 2.1

Stolk, P. (2001) Examining the Sustainability of Recreational SCUBA Diving in Marine Protected

Areas, B.Soc.Sc (Hons). Class 2.1

Johnson, P. (2000) An Examination of the Role of Risk within Tourism Experiences: A Case Study

of a Guided Tour to the Islamic Republic of Iran. B.Soc.Sc (Hons) Class 1

Aqulina, M. (1998) A Case Study of the Control of Dolphin-watching Tourism in Port Stephens, NSW. B.Soc.Sc (Hons). Class 2.1

Turner, L. (1998) Aboriginal Tourism, B.Soc.Sc (Hons) Class 2.I

Young, T. (1997) Postcards from Australia: A study of Touristic Images of Aboriginal Australians

B.Soc.Sc (Hons). Class 1

Basche, C. J. (1996) A Qualitative Study of the Factors Influencing Tourist satisfaction within a

Guided Ecotour. B.Soc.Sc (Hons)

Honours and PhD Students 

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