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Associate Professor Erica Wilson
BAdmin(Hons)(JCU), GradDip(EnvStud)(Adel), PhD(Griff)
Current Appointment: Associate Professor
Organisational Unit: School of Business and Tourism - Lismore

Telephone: 02 6620 3151
Facsimile: 02 6622 2208
Mobile: 0418 672 872
Location: R1.05a
Campus: Lismore

Associate Professor Erica Wilson is Deputy Head and Director of Teaching and Learning in the School of Business and Tourism, and is based at the Lismore campus.

Born in Seattle, Erica has called Australia home for over three decades. Her doctoral thesis (Griffith University) was an interpretive, qualitative exploration into the constraints faced by Australian solo women travellers. Erica also holds a postgraduate diploma in environmental studies (Adelaide University), and a first-class honours degree in tourism administration (James Cook University).

Erica has published over 70 scholarly outputs, and currently sits on the Editorial Advisory Boards for Hospitality and Society, Journal of Tourism and Development (Portugal), and the Annals of Leisure Research (where she was also Associate Editor and Book Reviews Editor from 2008-2015). Erica is a longstanding member of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Technical and Scientific and Advisory Committee (2006-current).

As part of a team, Erica was awarded an Office for Learning and Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning in 2014 ('Education for Sustainability in the Undergraduate Business Curriculum'), and a Vice Chancellor's Citation in 2012.

Research Interests:

• critical pedagogy and theory in tourism

• gender and tourism

• leisure constraints and negotiation

• sustainable tourism in protected and World Heritage areas

• qualitative/ feminist methodologies

Teaching Specialisations:

•special interest tourism •sustainable tourism •honours coursework and research methods •postgraduate capstone unit

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Last Updated: 31/10/2014 09:09:59 PM