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Kathleen Andereck

School of Community Resources & Development (CRD)
Arizona State University
United States of America


Dr. Kathleen Andereck is the director of Curricular Initiatives in the College of Public Service & Community Solutions and director of the School of Community Resources & Development at Arizona State University where she also holds the rank of Professor. Her research focuses on the tourism experience from the perspective of both visitors and residents particularly as it applies to sustainable tourism. Dr. Andereck has done research work with a diversity of organizations and agencies at the federal and state level including the Bureau of Land Management, the USDA Forest Service, the Arizona Office of Tourism and the Arizona Department of Transportation. She has published this work in numerous academic journals including the top-tier publications in tourism studies. She has also presented many papers at national and international conference. Dr. Andereck is active in a number of other local and national organizations. She is an associate editor for three academic journals.

Research Interest

The Tourism and Recreation Experience; Sustainable Tourism; Community-Based Tourism; Tourism and Quality of Life; Resident Attitudes toward Tourism; Volunteer Tourism


  • Andereck, K. L., & Nyaupane, G. P. (2011). Exploring the Nature of Tourism and Quality of Life Perceptions among Residents. Journal of Travel Research, 50(3), 248-260. DOI: 10.1177/0047287510362918

  • Andereck, K., McGehee, N. G., Lee, S., & Clemmons, D. (2012). Experience expectations of prospective volunteer tourists. Journal of Travel Research, 51(2), 130-141. DOI: 10.1177/0047287511400610

  • Nyaupane, G. P., & Andereck, K. L. (2014). Visitors to cultural heritage attractions: An activity-based integrated typology. Tourism, Culture and Communication, 14(1), 17-26. DOI: 10.3727/109830414X14038917832824

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