Dr.Karla Boluk

University of Waterloo, Faculty of Health, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

Re-evaluating Success and Mobilizing Sustainability Practices in Tourism to Support Resiliency

[12th May]
2.45-3.15 PM

Dr. Karla A. Boluk is an Associate Professor, in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at the University of Waterloo. Utilizing a social justice paradigm and critical lens, she investigates ways to sustainably engage and empower communities, positioning tourism as a mechanism for the creation of positive change. Applying her pedagogical scholarship, she teaches the skills of critical and creative thinking in her courses, with the hope to empower future decision-makers as Critical Tourism Citizens.