OrganizationUniversity of Waterloo, Faculty of Health, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
Re-evaluating Success and Mobilizing Sustainability Practices in Tourism to Support Resiliency
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.