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Kelsey Johansen - PhD Candidate


Contact

Email: kelsey.johansen@otago.ac.nz

PhD Title

Exploring the culture of wwoof participation in New Zealand: An ethnographic approach

Supervisors

Dr Anna Thompson and Dr Tara Duncan

Education

Masters of Environmental Studies - Nature-Based Recreation and Tourism. School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Lakehead University - Thunder Bay, Canada. (2011)

Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism. School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Lakehead University - Thunder Bay, Canada. (2008)

Honours Bachelor of Science – Anthropology. Department of Anthropology, Lakehead University - Thunder Bay, Canada. (2008)

Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy. Department of Philosophy, Lakehead University, - Thunder Bay, Canada. (2008)

Publications

Book Chapters

Johansen, K. (2013). Education & Dive Tourism. In K. Dimmock and G. Musa (Eds.). SCUBA Diving Tourism. Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Johansen, K. & Auger, A. (2012). Chapter 16 – Citizen Science and Insect Conservation. In R.H. Lemelin (Ed.). The Management of Insects in Recreation and Tourism. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Refereed Journal Articles

Lemelin, R. H., Powys Whyte, K., Johansen, K., Wilson, C., & Higgins-Desbiolles, F. (2013). Conflicts, Tourism and Indigenous Peoples: Battling and Addressing Cognitive Dissonance in the 21st Century. International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research – Special Issue on New perspectives on dark tourism, 7(3), available online July 2013.

Johansen, K. & Koster, R. (2012). Forming SCUBA Diving Environmental Codes of Conduct - What Entry-Level Divers are Taught in Their First Certification Course. Tourism in Marine Environments - Special Issue SCUBA DIVING: Exploring Issues of Its System, 8(1/2), pp.61-76.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Lemelin, H., Powys Whyte, K., Wilson, C., Higgins-Desbiolles, F., Hemming, S. & Johansen, K. (2013). Battlefields, Repatriation, and Indigenous Peoples Addressing dissonant heritage in warfare tourism in Australia and North America in the 21st Century. In the Proceedings of the 5th International Critical Tourism Studies Conference - Tourism Critical Practice: Activating Dreams into Action, June 25th – 28th, 2013.

Johansen, K. & Spence, K. (2012). Implementing the Trans Canada Trail 2017 Connectivity Plan in Northern Ontario, Canada: Tourism, Hiking and Rural Development. In the Proceedings of Outdoor Recreation in Change - Current Knowledge and Future Challenges: The 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas, Stockholm, Sweden, August 21-24, 2012.

Johansen, K., Koster, R. & Hunt, L. (2012). Environmental Messages, Diver Attitudes and Depreciative Behaviours: Does How We Communicate Environmental Messages to Recreational Divers and Dive Tourists Really Matter? In the Proceedings of Outdoor Recreation in Change - Current Knowledge and Future Challenges: The 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas, Stockholm, Sweden, August 21-24, 2012.

Johansen, K. (2010). Boating Tourism and Community Economic Development: Understanding Boater Market Segmentation and Amenity and Service Preferences Post-Recession. In the Proceedings of Research on the Roadto Recovery: The Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada Chapter Conference, October 13 - 15, 2010,Quebec City, Canada.

Johansen, K. & Lemelin, R.H. (2010). Reviewing the Role of Arthropods in Multidisciplinary Journals: A Content Analysis. In the Proceedings of the Conservation for a changing planet: International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB), July 3-7, 2010, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Johansen, K. & Koster, R. (2009). Assessing Diver Impacts on Marine Environments in Palau, Yap and Chuuk: Is a New Diver Education Model Needed? In the Proceedings of Tourism Away from the Mainstream - Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada Chapter Conference; October 14 - 16, 2009, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.

Manuscripts in Submission

Lemelin, R. H. & Johansen, K. (Submitted). The Canadian National Vimy Memorial: Managing A Management Approach One Hundred Years in the Making. Lesiure /Loisir.

Manuscripts in Preparation

Johansen, K. & Lemelin, R. (In Preparation). Interpretation at Chuuk Lagoon: Issues and Challenges in Marine Battlefield Tourism, Journal of Heritage Tourism.

Conference Presentations

Presentations Given

Johansen, K. & Spence, K. (2012). Implementing the Trans Canada Trail 2017 Connectivity Plan in Northern Ontario, Canada: Tourism, Hiking and Rural Development. At the 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas (Outdoor Recreation in Change - Current Knowledge and Future Challenges), Stockholm, Sweden, August 21-24, 2012.

Johansen, K., Koster, R. & Hunt, L. (2012). Environmental Messages, Diver Attitudes and Depreciative Behaviours: Does How We Communicate Environmental Messages to Recreational Divers and Dive Tourists Really Matter? At the 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas (Outdoor Recreation in Change - Current Knowledge and Future Challenges), Stockholm, Sweden, August 21-24, 2012.

Johansen, K. (2010). Boating Tourism and Community Economic Development: Understanding Boater Market Segmentation and Amenity and Service Preferences Post-Recession. At the Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada Chapter Conference (Research on the Road to Recovery), October 13-15, 2010, Quebec City, Canada.

Posters Given

Johansen, K. & Lemelin, R.H. (2010). Recognizing Arthropod Discourse Disorder in Multidisciplinary Journals: A Content Analysis. At the International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB: Conservation for a changing planet), July 3-7, 2010, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Johansen, K. & Koster, R. (2010). Scuba Diving Tourism in Truk Lagoon: Implications for Cultural Heritage Preservation. At the 2010 Society for Economic Anthropology Contested Economies Conference (Global Tourism and Cultural Heritage), April 8-10, 2010, Tampa, USA.

Johansen, K. & Koster, R. (2009). Assessing Diver Impacts on Marine Environments in Palau, Yap and Chuuk: Is a New Diver Education Model Needed?. At the Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada Chapter Conference (Student Research Symposium), October 14-16, 2009, Guelph, Canada.

Scholarships and Awards

University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship (2013)

Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Culture Celebrate Ontario Tourism Development Grant (2011)

Lakehead University MES Graduate Student Service Award (2010)

Lakehead University Faculty of Graduate Studies Funding Package (2010)

Canadian Union of Public Employees Travel Grant (2010)

Lakehead University Graduate Professional Development Bursary (2009 & 2010)

Lakehead University Northern Studies Speaker Series Grant (2008)

Lakehead University Alumni Association Grant (2008)

Teaching Experience

University of Minnesota @Duluth

Invited Lecturer (10/12)
Centre for Environmental Education, Speaker Series: 1 Lecture
Title: Designing Mixed Method’s Research to provide insight into Effective Environmental Communication with Recreational Divers and Dive Tourists

Lakehead University

Invited Lecturer (01 - 02/13)
Theory and Practice of Parks (OUTD 2810): 2 Lectures
Title: The Feasibility of SCUBA Diving Tourism in Nipigon Ontario

Invited Lecturer (01/13)
Nature-Based Tourism (OUTD 3771): 1 Lecture
Title: Case Study: Bay Islands, Honduras - Volunteer Dive Tourism and Conservation Projects
in Central America

Invited Lecturer (10/12)
Battlefield Tourism (OUTD 3531): 1 Lecture
Title: (Re)Conceptualizing Wreck Diving as Battlefield Tourism

Invited Lecturer (10/12)
Lakehead University Anthropology Association, Annual General Meeting: 1 Lecture
Title: Marine Archaeology, Underwater Cultural Heritage Preservation and Scuba Diving Tourism in Truk Lagoon

Invited Lecturer (03/12)
Inquiry and Analysis in Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (OUTD 2510): 1 Lecture
Title: Can How We Communicate Environmental Messages to Recreational Divers and Dive Tourists Change Diver Attitudes and Mitigate Depreciative Behaviours?

Invited Lecturer (02/10)
Inquiry and Analysis in Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (OUTD 2510): 1 Lecture
Title: Environmental Messaging in Entry-Level Scuba Diver Certification Courses: A Case Study in the Use of Mixed Methods Research.

Invited Lecturer (10-11/09)
Advanced Inquiry and Analysis in Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (OUTD 3510): 3 Lectures
Title: Qualitative Data Analysis: Photo Interviews and Photo Journals; Participant Observation as a Qualitative Data Collection Tool; and, Qualitative Data Analysis and Nominal Groups.

Invited Lecturer (02/09)
Programming and Evaluation (OUTD 2270): 2 Lectures
Title: Programming and Evaluation for the Scuba Diving Industry

Invited Lecturer (01/09)
Nature-Based Tourism (OUTD 3771): 1 Lecture
Title: Nature-Based tourism and Tourist Typologies

Invited Lecturer (10/08)
Risk Management & Legal Liability in Outdoor Recreation (OUTD 3312): 1 Lecture
Title: Risk Recreation and the Perceived Benefits of Calculated Risks for Individual Participants – A Case from the Scuba Diving Industry.

Supervision:
Matt Amon – Directed Studies in Advanced Risk Management (2013)

Lecturing:
Outdoor Centre Management (2013)
Outdoor Recreation & Society (2013)
Theory & Practice of Tourism (2012)
Key Concepts in Ethnology (2012)
Introduction to World Cultures (2012)
Agricultural Tourism (2012)
Nature-Based Tourism (2012)
Risk Management & Legal Liability (2011)
Lab Demonstrator:
Inquiry and Analysis (2009 & 2010)
Advanced Inquiry and Analysis (2008 & 2009)

Tutoring:
Programming and Evaluation (2008)

Grading:
Environmental Philosophy (2007 & 2008)

Internships and Research Positions

Recreation & Tourism Development Internship (2010 - 2011)
Corporation of the Town of Marathon, Marathon, Canada
* Fostered stakeholder and volunteer engagement, developed partnerships and built capacity through in-kind support; facilitated tourism destination marketing; conducted recreational user surveys to improve service quality; delivered workshops / presentations; and, developed and led various courses (Aquafitness, Boot Camp Fitness, SCUBA diving certification courses) and partner programs (PAL Card Program, March Break Camp, special events).

Research Assistant, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada (2009 - 2010)
School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism
* Developed and implemented a qualitative analytical technique for a large-scale project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Symposium Coordinator, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada (2008 - 2009)
Centre for Northern Studies
Ecological and Evolutionary Implications of Climate Change Symposium
(6 – 7 March, 2009).

Professional Service & Memberships

Journal Reviewer

Canadian Journal of Experiential Education (Guest Reviewer) (2012)
Leisure / Loisir2010 – Present

Book Chapter Reviewer

The Management of Insects in Recreation and Tourism. (2012)
Cambridge University Press, R.H. Lemelin (Ed.)

Conference Proceedings Reviewer

Council for Australasian University Tourism & Hospitality Education Conference 2013 Tourism and Global Change: on the edge of something big
Lincoln University, New Zealand

Hobbies

Camping, Canoeing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, SCUBA Diving, Snowshoeing, Stand Up Paddling.
Martial Arts, Running, Swimming, Yoga.

Baking, Cooking, Gardening, Knitting and Wilderness Photography.

View Kelsey's Curriculum Vitae.