Suzanne de la Barre, PhD (Alberta), MES Environmental Studies (York), BA Human Geography (Ottawa).
Office: B250 R372
Phone: (250) 753.3245 local 2833
Fax: (250) 740-6488
Suzanne's research interests include qualitative methodologies in tourism and the critical/cultural turn, identity and representation processes in tourism place-making and place-marketing, economic and community development, gender, and tourism in remote and peripheral areas, with a particular focus on circumpolar and Arctic regions.
current Sweden-based and case study research is undertaken through her
role as Research Associate with the Department of Social and Economic Geography at Umeå University
in northern Sweden.
The research is funded by the Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research
(also referred to as "MISTRA"), and examines tourism in relation to community development and economic diversification in mining intense areas in northern Sweden and the Yukon (Canada).
Suzanne is also a Research Associate with Yukon College (Yukon), a member of the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG), the Nordic Society for Tourism and Hospitality Research (NORTHORS), and a steering committee member for the International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN).