Rachel Dodds

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Professor Ted Rogers School of Management Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Toronto, Ontario r2dodds@ryerson.ca

Bio/Research

Dr. Rachel Dodds has worked extensively in sustainable tourism development in both academia as well as with government and the private sector. Her recent research examines tourism policy, greening festivals, sustainable tourism demand and consumer profiles and tourism development and planning. Sh...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Rachel Dodds has worked extensively in sustainable tourism development in both academia as well as with government and the private sector. Her recent research examines tourism policy, greening festivals, sustainable tourism demand and consumer profiles and tourism development and planning. She also published one of the first academic books on overtourism.

Dr. Dodds's research has also focused on corporate sustainability, tourism development and tourism marketing and she is an invited keynote speaker globally. Rachel has worked on a number of grants for Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change assisting them move towards sustainable recreation and tourism in the Lake Simcoe region as well as through consumer awareness and festivals.

Rachel received the award for Scholarly Research and Creativity Award in 2011, 2014 and 2018 and Dr. Dodds also Directed the Hospitality and Tourism Research Institute from 2014-2018. She was also appointed to the Federal Council for Tourism in Canada in 2019.

Rachel is a member of a number of journal editorial boards and non profit organizations and has travelled to over 80 countries and six continents.


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irina.vukosavic@ryerson.ca
(416) 979-5000 ext. 557926

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Media Relations

Irina Vukosavic
Media Relations Officer
irina.vukosavic@ryerson.ca
(416) 979-5000 ext. 557926

Karen Benner
Associate Director, University Communications
karen.benner@ryerson.ca
(416) 979-5000 ext. 3494

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