Professor, Sustainable Tourism, Coordinator of Global Tourism Concentration
His research focus includes sustainable tourism development - linking tourism, nature conservation and protected areas; collaborative conservation and protected area management; and perceptions of landscape disturbance - implications for human dimensions of natural resources, recreation and tourism.
Assistant Professor; Director of Engagement, Master of Tourism Management-China
Community-based tourism, Sustainability, Tourism-linked Empowerment
Instructor, Undergraduate Coordinator, and Internship and Outreach Coordinator
Internships, career preparation, event planning, natural resource ecology and measurements.
Human adaptation to environmental change
Dr. Bear’s research areas include internal branding, service management and marketing, as well as destination brand marketing.