|2017 - Present||Academic (Research), Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University ‐ Centre for Children and Young People|
|2016 - Present||Academic (PhD candidate), Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University ‐ Centre for Children and Young People|
|2016 - Present||Academic (Teaching), Southern Cross University ‐ School of Business and Tourism|
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Journal articles (10)
Generation Y and protected areas: A scoping study of research, theory, and future directions Journal of Leisure Research (2018)
Over the past two decades, there has been anecdotal reporting of declines in young people’s engagement with natural environments. This article focuses on Generation Y, also commonly referred to as the Millennials. Through a scoping ...
Not victims nor zoo exhibits: the film my long neck and listening to the other International Journal of Tourism Anthropology (2018)
Shalom Almond's film My Long Neck is a gift to tourism scholars and teachers who want to raise social justice, social inclusion and empowerment in our work. Filmed in 2013 and resulting from the filmmaker's ...
Reflexivity and ethical mindfulness in participatory research with children : what does it really look like? Childhood (2018)
This article draws attention to the ethical nuances of conducting participatory research with children and young people growing up in a popular tourist destination in Australia. It responds to calls for more reflexively oriented approaches ...
Anthropology and sociology in tourism doctoral research Tourist Studies (2017)
Tourism doctoral dissertations have grown exponentially in recent years. Despite this, there have been limited studies which examine the contribution of specific disciplines to tourism doctoral research over time. Subsequently, this article explores the theories, ...
Growing up in a tourist destination: negotiating space, identity and belonging Children's Geographies (2017)
There is little research on children’s experiences of growing up in a popular tourist destination, where place and space are contested with visitors, migrants and temporary residents. Existing literature on young people’s experiences of their ...
Can anybody hear me? A critical analysis of young residents' voices in tourism studies Tourism Analysis (2016)
In this review article, tourism is recognized as a powerful force of change for host communities. The authors maintain that many empirical studies of residents' perceptions of tourism have argued that tourism has the ability ...
Empowering young people through participatory film: a postmethodological approach Current Issues in Tourism (2016)
Children and young people’s voices have often been neglected in tourism research, and this is particularly the case when exploring tourism from the host community’s perspective. The lack of children and young people in tourism ...
The role of travel and mobility in processes of identity formation among the Positanesi Tourist Studies: an International Journal (2014)
This article is based on an ethnographic study of the community of Positano on the Amalfi Coast in the south of Italy. It examines how the flows of visiting tourists have shaped the economy, lifestyle ...
Examining social relations between adolescent residents and tourists in an Italian coastal resort The Journal of Tourism Studies (2001)
This study examined the social relations between tourists and young residents of Positano, Italy. It found that interactions with tourists give rise to a range ofemotional and behaviouralresponses among adolescents ofthe coastal resort. Ofparticularinterest was ...
Book chapters (3)
The ‘Voiceless’ population: understanding the social impacts of tourism and their influence on the development of young people in tourist destinations International Conference: Sustainability Issues and Challenges in Tourism (2013)
Social impact studies confirm that little attention has been given specifically to the views and values of younger generations of host communities. This paper proposes that the involvement of young residents in sustainable tourism development ...