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College of Natural Resources

Duarte Morais

Assoc Professor

Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Biltmore Hall (Robertson Wing) 4008E



Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.  Ph.D.   2000

  • Tourism Marketing

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.  M.Ed.  1997

  • Sport Management

Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Lisbo, Portugal.  Licenciatura   1995

  • Physical Education, Recreation, and Sports Management

Current Research Interests

  • People-First Tourism: Social-entrepreneurship; IT 4 change; poverty; one health; community-based conservation
  • Sustainable Community Development Through Tourism: community well-being and self-determination; endogenous community development; health and human development.
  • Relationship Marketing: loyal customer relationships; brand communities; eco-marketing

Recent Courses Taught

  • Sustainable tourism
  • Tourism foundations
  • Deconstructing tourism (graduate)

Selected Presentations

Morais, D. B. (2011). Self-determination, human development and tourism entrepreneurship. Presentation at Sparking Social Change Through Design panel seminar, April, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Boston.

Morais, D. B. (2010). Subjective well-being and self-determination in CBNRM and non-CBNRM communities in namibia. Presentation at the Turismo em Meio Insular Africano Seminar, June, Centro de Estudos Africanos, ICTE, Lisbon, Portugal.

Morais, D. B. (2009). Subjective well-being and self-determination among indigenous people involved in community-based wildlife tourism in Namibia’s Kunene region. Presentation at the Coffee Hour seminar, Department of Geography, University Park, PA.


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