Graduate Student Profiles

May 13, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Pursuing a Sustainable Passion

College of Natural Resources graduate Alyssa Stoker’s passion is sustainable tourism. Read more about her journey.

Oct 9, 2019

Masters Student Hailey Post Wins John and Joan Markham Tourism Marketing Award

The 2019 Marketing Outlook Awards took place October 8, 2019 at the Bethesda Hyatt Regency. The MOF awards program was developed to encourage and recognize excellence in the field of travel and tourism research and marketing. Entrants are judged on […]

Aug 19, 2019

Hailey Post – Masters Student

Home Country/Town: Greensboro NC, USA Bachelor Degree: Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality, UNC-G Primary research interest: Tourism Management, (specifically in Food Tourism and Tourism Advocacy) Advisor: Dr. Whitney Knollenberg   About Me Hi! I am a master’s student working with Dr. […]

Aug 19, 2019

Danielle Smith – Doctoral Student

Home Country/Town:   Raleigh, North Carolina Bachelor Degree:  BS in Marketing, University of Maryland Master Degree:  MBA and Masters in Sport Business Management, University of Central Florida Primary research interest:  Social marketing impact on sport fans Advisor:  Dr. Jonathan Casper   […]

Aug 19, 2019

Caitlin Reilley – Masters Student

Home Country/Town: Charlottesville, Virginia Bachelor Degree: Environmental Studies, Davidson College, NC Primary research interest: Understanding outcomes of agricultural education in K-12 students Advisor: Dr. Kathryn Stevenson   About Me I am an M.S. student working with Dr. Kathryn Stevenson studying […]

Aug 19, 2019

Jae In Oh – Doctoral Student

Home Town: South Korea/Seoul Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning from Hongik University, Seoul Graduate Degree: Master of Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University Primary Research Interest: Environmental justice, public health, and leisure behavior. Advisor: Dr. Jerry Lee

Aug 19, 2019

"Reilly" Jordan Protzman – Masters Student

Home Town: Newport News, VA Bachelor’s Degree: Criminology/Criminal Justice, Longwood University, VA Primary Research Interests: Climate Change, Conservation, Sustainability Advisor: Dr. Lincoln Larson   About Me I am a Masters student with a concentration in Outdoor Recreation studying under Dr. […]

Aug 16, 2019

Courtney Hotchkiss – Doctoral Student

Home Town: Cortland, NY Bachelor Degree: Business Management, minor in cultural studies, SUNY, NY Master Degree: World Heritage Studies, Brandenburg Technical University, Germany Primary Research Interest: Climate change and cultural resources Advisor: Dr. Erin Seekamp

Aug 16, 2019

Lauren Gibson – Doctoral Student

Home Town: Carmel, Indiana Undergraduate Degree: BS in Earth Systems, focus in conservation biology (Stanford University) Graduate Degree: MA in Earth Systems, focus in environmental communication and education (Stanford University)   Primary Research Interest: the impact young people have on the […]

Aug 16, 2019

William Beam – Masters Student

Bio Coming Soon! Home Town:  Rutherfordton, North Carolina Undergraduate Degree: B.S. in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management; NC State University Primary Research Interest: Improving management efficiency in NC Parks through GIS Advisor: Dr. Aaron Hipp