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.
Instructor, Undergraduate Coordinator, and Internship Coordinator
Internships, career preparation, event planning, natural resource ecology and measurements.
Ski Area Management Program Director; Assistant Professor of Practice
Natalie Ooi's teaching expertise lies within ski area management and more broadly, tourism management. She is an instructor in both the Graduate Certificate in Ski Area Management and the Master of Tourism Management programs. Natalie Ooi's research expertise lies within the nexus of sustainable tourism development and mountain resort development. Past and current areas of research include backpacker tourism, volunteer tourism, sustainable tourism development, mountain resort development, social capital, climate change, tourism resilience.
Human adaptation to environmental change