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About Professor John M Jenkins

Professor John M. Jenkins Assoc.Dip.Hort.(HAC), BA(UNE), BA(Hons)(UNE), PhD(UNE), GAICD
Since completing his PhD in 1996 John has held appointments at several universities including the University of Canberra (1994-1998), The University of Newcastle (1998-2007), and now SCU. John’s research in leisure and tourism studies of some 20 years has been inspired and informed by the disciplines of human geography and public policy, by scholars working at the intersections of those disciplines, and by a lifetime of participation in diverse leisure and outdoor recreation activities. John was co-editor (2001-2003) and then managing editor (2004-2012), Annals of Leisure Research, which is published by Taylor and Francis.
Research interests: tourism public policy; tourism planning; outdoor recreation management in urban and rural settings; non-resident fatherhood and fathers’ leisure with their children.


2015 - Present Project Leader, Curriculum Renewal, Southern Cross University Office of Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor
Present Academic Director, SCU Online, office of the PVC (International and Enterprise), Southern Cross University
Present Chair Academic Board, International Advisory Committee, Southern Cross University
Present Professor, School of Business and Tourism, Southern Cross University


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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3456
fax: (+61 2) 6620 3692


Books (11)

Book chapters (44)