Department of Business, Economics and Enterprise Sciences
Dr. Ryan has been at Cal U since 2002. She is the program coordinator for the tourism, hospitality, and event studies curriculum on campus. She is also the director of the Cal U Tourism Research Center.
Dr. Ryan’s research interests and publication dossier encompasses agritourism, battlefield tourism, community tourism planning, cultural geography, cultural/heritage tourism, dark tourism, human geography, sustainable tourism, and wildlife tourism.
- B.A.: English Literature/Political Science, University of Western Ontario
- M.A.: Tourism Management, Bournemouth University, England
- Ph.D.: Environmental Design, specialization in Tourism Planning, University of Calgary
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