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Carla Barbieri
Associate Professor

Contact DetailsCarla Barbieri

North Carolina State University
Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management 3028D Biltmore Hall
Box 8004
Raleigh, NC  27695-8004

Phone:  919-513-0351
Fax:  919-515-3687
Email:  carla_barbieri@ncsu.edu

Complete Curriculum Vita

Agritourism & Societal Well-being Lab:http://www4.ncsu.edu/~cebarbie/

Education

  • Michigan State University, Lansing. MI 
    Ph.D - Parks, Recreation & Tourism Resources
  • Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Peru  M.S. - Conservation of Forestry Resources
  • Universidad de Lima, Lima, Peru 
    Baccalaureate and Professional Degree - Law & Political Sciences

Speciality/Current Research Interests

  • Sustainable Tourism  
  • Agritourism and Rural Tourism
  • Niche Tourism                    

Selected Publications

  • Barbieri, C., Henderson, K. & Santos, C. (2014). Exploring memorable surfing trips. Annals of Tourism, 48: 277-280.
  • LaPan, C. & Barbieri, C. (2014). The role of agritourism in heritage preservation. Current Issues in Tourism, 17(8): 666-673.
  • Leung, Y-F., Barbieri, C., & Floyd, M.F. (2014). Tourism and Recreation Research along the Natural-Rural-Urban Gradient: Global Trends and Implications for China. Tourism Tribune, 29(6): 3-6.
  • Deason, G., Seekamp, E., & Barbieri, C. (2014). Perceived impacts of climate change, coastal development and policy on oyster harvesting in the southeastern United States. Marine Policy, 50: 142-150.
  • Sotomayor, S., Barbieri, C., Wilhelm Stanis, S., Aguilar, F.X., & Smith, J. (2014). Motivations for Recreating on Farmlands, Private Forests, and State or National Parks. Environmental Management, 54(1): 138-150.
  • Valdivia, C. & Barbieri, C. (2014). Agritourism as a sustainable adaptation strategy to climate change in the Andean Altiplano. Tourism Management Perspectives, 11: 18-25.
  • Gao, J., Barbieri, C. & Valdivia, C. (2014). A socio-demographic examination of the perceived benefits of agroforestry. Agroforestry, 8(2): 301-309.
  • Gao, J., Barbieri, C. and Valdivia, C. (2014). Agricultural landscape preferences: Implications for agritourism development. Journal of Travel Research, 53(3): 366-379.
  • Gil Arroyo, C.; Barbieri, C. and Rozier Rich, S. (2013). Defining Agritourism: A Comparative Study of Stakeholders' perceptions in Missouri and North Carolina. Tourism Management, 37: 39-47.
  • Wilhelm Stanis, S., & Barbieri, C. (2013). Niche Tourism Attributes Scale: A Case of Strom-chasing. Current Issues in Tourism, 16(5): 495-500.
  • Barbieri, C. and Sotomayor, S. (2013). Surf travel behavior and destination preferences: An application of the serious leisure inventory and measure. Tourism Management, 35:111-121.
  • Barbieri, C. (2013). Assessing the sustainability of agritourism in the US:  A comparison between agritourism and other farm entrepreneurial ventures. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 21(2): 252-270.
  • Holderieath, J.; Valdivia, C.; Godsey, L. and Barbieri, C. (2012; Invited). The potential for carbon offset trading to provide added incentive to adopt silvopasture and alley cropping in Missouri. Agroforestry Systems, 86(3): 345-353.
  • Valdivia, C.; Barbieri, C. and Gold, M. (2012; Invited). Between Forestry and Farming: Policy and Environmental Implications of the Barriers to Agroforestry Adoption. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 60(2): 155-175.
  • Xu, S.; Barbieri, C.; Wilhelm Stanis, S. and Market, P. (2012). Sensation Seeking Behind Recreational Storm Chasers. International Journal of Tourism Research, 14(3): 269-284.
  • Barbieri, C.; Santos, C. and Katsube, Y. (2012). Volunteer Tourism in Rwanda: Insights from Participant Observation. Tourism Management, 33(3): 509-516.
  • Tew, C. and Barbieri, C. (2012). The Perceived Benefits of Agritourism: The Provider’s Perspective. Tourism Management, 33(1): 215-224.
  • Barbieri, C. and Aguilar F. (2011). The Ius In Re Model to Analyze Users Rights within Complex Property Regimes: Two Ex Post Applications In South America. Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal, 24(3): 292-302.
  • Barbieri, C. (2010; Invited). An Importance-Performance Analysis of the Motivations Behind Agritourism and other Farm Enterprise Developments in Canada. Rural Tourism and Recreation in Canada - a Special Issue of the Journal of Rural and Community Development, 5(1-2): 1-20.
  • Barbieri, C. and Valdivia, C. (2010). Recreation and Agroforestry: Examining New Dimensions of Multifunctionality in Family Farms. Journal of Rural Studies, 26(4): 465-473.
  • Barbieri, C. and Mahoney, E. (2010). Cultural Tourism Behavior and Preferences among the Live-performing Arts Audience: An Application of the Univorous-Omnivorous Framework. International Journal of Tourism Research, 12(5): 481-496.
  • Barbieri, C. and Valdivia, C. (2010; Invited). Recreational Multifunctionality and Its Implications for Agroforestry Diffusion. Agroforestry Systems, 79(1): 5-18.
  • Aguilar, F.X.; Cernusca, M.; Gold, M. and Barbieri, C. (2010; Invited). Frequency of Consumption, Familiarity and Preferences for Chestnuts in Missouri. Agroforestry Systems, 79(1): 19-29.
  • Birk, K.; Lupo, A.R.; Guinan; P. and Barbieri, C. (2010). The Interannual Variability of Midwestern Temperatures and Precipitation as Related to the ENSO and PDO. Atmosfera, 23(2): 95-128.
  • Market, P.; Neto, G.D.; Becker, A.; Pettegrew, B.; Melick, C.; Schultz, C.; Buckley, P.; Clark, J.; Lupo, A.; Holle, R.; Demetriades, N. and Barbieri, C. (2009). A Comparison of Two Cases of Low-Latitude Thundersnow. Atmósfera, 22(3): 315-330.

Selected Technical Reports, Extension Materials & Non-refereed Publications

  • Barbieri, C.; Santos, C. and Katsube, Y. (2012; in press). Volunteer Tourism Facilitators: Learnings from Field Observations in Nyakinama. In: Clemmons, D. and McGehee, N.G. (eds.). The Voluntourism Research Anthology 2005-2011: A Compilation. San Diego: Voluntourism.org Publications.
  • Rozier Rich, S.; Xu, S., Barbieri, C., and Gil Arroyo, C. (2012). Agritourism, Farm Visits, Agro-Tourism, Oh My! Do Consumers, Farmers, and Extension Agents Speak the Same Language? North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, North Carolina State Universtiy, Raleigh, NC. (Fact Sheet). Available on-line at: http://www.ncsu.edu/tourismextension/programs/documents/AG-768W.pdf
  • Rozier Rich, S. and Barbieri, C. (2011). What is Agritourism? North Carolina Dairy Goat breeders Association Newsletter. Summer, 2011.
  • Barbieri, C. (2011). Focus on Agritourism. In: Walker, J. and Walker, J. Tourism Concepts and Practices. Columbus: Pearson Higher Education, p. 390.
  • Barbieri, C. (2011). Sustainable Tourism Planning – A Case Study. In: Walker, J. and Walker, J. Tourism Concepts and Practices. Columbus: Pearson Higher Education, pp. 400-401.
  • Barbieri, C. and Tew, C. (2010). The Economic Benefits of Agritourism in Missouri Farms. Technical Report developed for the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Jefferson City, Missouri. Available on-line at: http://www.agrimissouri.com/pdf/MDA_SpecialReport_B_September2010.pdf
  • Barbieri, C. and Tew, C. (2010). Agritourism in Missouri: A Profile of Farms by Visitor Numbers. Technical Report developed for the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Jefferson City, Missouri. Available on-line at: http://www.agrimissouri.com/pdf/MDA_SpecialReport_A_April2010.pdf
  • Barbieri, C.; Wilhelm Stanis, S.; Xu, S. and Chen, J. (2010). The 2009 Recreational Storm Chaser Study Report. Technical report developed for Recreational Storm Chasing Tour Agencies.
  • Barbieri, C. and Katsube, C. (2010). Profiling the South Farm Showcase Attendees: A Marketing Report. Report developed for the Division of Communications of MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Columbia, Missouri.
  • Barbieri, C. and Tew, C. (2009). A Preliminary Assessment of Agritourism in Missouri. Report developed for the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Jefferson City, Missouri. Available on-line at:

Selected Conferences & Presentations

  • Valdivia, C. and Barbieri, C. (2012). Adapting to Climate Change in the Andean Altiplano: Opportunities for Sustainable Experiential Agritourism. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability Conference. Bournemouth University, London, England; September 13-14.
  • Gil Arroyo, C.; Xu, S.; Barbieri, C. and Rozier Rich, S. (2012, abstract accepted). A Comparison of Agritourism Understanding among Consumers, Providers and Extension Agents. Oral presentation at the 43rd Annual International Conference of Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA). Virginia Beach (VA); June 17-19.
  • Barbieri, C.; Gao, J. and Valdivia, C. (2012, abstract accepted). Socio-demographic Attributes Associated with Agritourism Landscape Preferences. Oral presentation at the 43rd Annual International Conference of Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA). Virginia Beach (VA); June 17-19.
  • Gao, J.; Barbieri, C. and Valdivia, C. (2012). Public Preference of Agricultural Landscape Features: Implications for Agritourism. Oral presentation delivered at the 24th Northeastern Recreation Research (NERR) Symposium. The Otesaga Resort and Conference Center, Cooperstown (NY); April 1-3.
  • Gil Arroyo, C.; Barbieri, C. and Rozier Rich, S. (2012). What Does Agritourism Mean? A Comparative Study across Stakeholders. Oral presentation delivered at the 24th Northeastern Recreation Research (NERR) Symposium. The Otesaga Resort and Conference Center, Cooperstown (NY); April 1-3.
  • Amsden, B. and Barbieri, C. (2012). Local Food Leisure: Opportunities and Resources for Farm-based Recreation Research. Roundtable facilitated at the 24th Northeastern Recreation Research (NERR) Symposium. The Otesaga Resort and Conference Center, Cooperstown (NY); April 1-3.
  • Aguilar, F.X. and Barbieri, C. (2011). Preferences for Outdoor Recreation Activities in Privately Owned Forests, Public Parks and Farms in Missouri. Oral presentation at the 92nd Society of American Foresters National Convention (SAF). Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort, Honolulu (HI); November 2-6.
  • Barbieri, C.; Sotomayor, S. and Aguilar, F.X. (2011). Perceived Benefits of Agritourism: A Comparison between Missouri Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Residents. Poster presentation at the 42nd Annual International Conference of Travel and Tourism Research Association – TTRA. Hilton London, London, Ontario (CA); June 19 – 21.
  • Holderieath, J.; Valdivia, C.; Barbieri, C. and Godsey, L. (2011). Exploring Landowners’ Connections to Carbon Markets in Rural Missouri – Interest, Feasibility, and Transaction Costs. Oral presentation at the 12th North American Agroforestry Conference (AFTA). The Georgia Center, University of Georgia, Athens (GA); June 4-9.
  • Sotomayor, S.; Barbieri, C.; Aguilar, F.X. and Wilhelm Stanis, S. (2011). Visiting Motivations for Agritourism Farms and Private Forests in Missouri. Oral presentation at the 23rd Northeastern Recreation Research (NERR) Symposium. The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing (NY); April 10 –12.
  • Sotomayor, S. and Barbieri, C. (2011). Surfing: Casual or Serious Leisure? Poster presentation at the 23rd Northeastern Recreation Research (NERR) Symposium. The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing (NY); April 10 –12.
  • Gao, J.; Barbieri, C. and Valdivia, C. (2011). Assessing the Perceived Recreational Value of Agroforestry Landscapes in Missouri: A Proposed Study. Poster presentation at the 23rd Northeastern Recreation Research (NERR) Symposium. The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing (NY); April 10 –12.
  • Gil Arroyo, C.; Barbieri, C. and Rozier Rich, S. (2011). Examining Different Agritourism Definitions: A Study among Farmers, Households and Extension Agents. Poster presentation at the 23rd Northeastern Recreation Research (NERR) Symposium. The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing (NY); April 10 –12.

Selected Projects/Grants Funding

  • 2012    Barbieri, Carla and Seekamp, Erin. The Role of Artisanal Oysterers in Heritage Preservation and Tourism Development: Their Preceived Risks and Opportunities. North Carolina State University Research Innovation Seed Funding Program (ID: 1502-2013-0827). January 2013-December 2013. $3,977 (PI, 50%).
  • 2010    Barbieri, Carla and Valdivia, Corinne. Consumer Perceptions of Recreational Benefits and Agroforestry Attributes of Missouri Family Farms. USDA Agriculture Research Service through the MU Center for Agroforestry. August 2010 – July 2011. $31,082 (PI, 70%).
  • 2010    Valdivia, Corinne and Barbieri, Carla. Continued In-depth Analysis of the 2006 Landowner Survey. USDA Agriculture Research Service through the MU Center for Agroforestry. August 2010 – July 2011. $10,560 (co-PI, 30%).
  • 2010    Jose, Shibu; Gold, Michael; Udawatta, Ranjith; Coggeshall, Mark; Walter, William; et al. Economic and Environmental Benefits from Multi-Use Agricultural Landscapes to Family Farms. USDA Agriculture Research Service (USDA #58-6227-9-059).  September 2010 – August 2012.  $1,973,338.74 (co-PI, 9%).
  • 2010    Barbieri, Carla. Examining the Demand and Supply Attributes of Nature and Agriculture Tourism in Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Service (NIFA – MO). April 1, 2010 – December 31, 2015. 1.25 FTE (PI, 100%).
  • 2009    Barbieri, Carla and Aguilar, Francisco. Perceived Recreational Benefits and Actual Use of Natural Settings. University of Missouri Research Board. $28,390 (PI, 70%).
  • 2008    Barbieri, Carla. A Preliminary Assessment of Agritourism in Missouri. Missouri Department of Agriculture. $30,000 (PI, 100%).
  • 2007    Barbieri, Carla. Agritourism in Missouri - A Regional Activity Based Inventory. University of Missouri Extension. $15,000 (PI, 100%).

Awards

  • 2012    Top-10 Most-Cited Articles 2009-2011. Elsevier - Journal of Rural Studies for the manuscript: "Why is diversification an attractive farm adjustment strategy? Insights from Texas".
  • 2012    Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award. University of Missouri Graduate School and the Graduate School Association, University of Missouri.
  • 2012    Global Scholar. Council of International Initiatives, University of Missouri.
  • 2012    Mizzou Alumni Association Recognition. University of Missouri Alumni Association, University of Missouri.
  • 2010    Outstanding Early Career Teaching Award. College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, University of Missouri.
  • 2008    New Faculty Teaching Scholar. University of Missouri (NFTS 2008-2009).