Vicki is currently Deputy Director at the National Centre for Australian Studies where she has coordinated and taught in the Master of Tourism since 2001. She has a research reputation in the combined fields of Australian Studies and Tourism, with particular emphasis on Cultural Tourism and tourism cultures, the independent traveller in tourism and aspects of tourism history. Across these interdisciplinary interests, Vicki’s research themes have consistently addressed issues of historical and contemporary educational and youth travel experience and the spatial relationship and dynamic that underpins tourism at heritage places.
Vicki’s approach to teaching and program management has reflected an obligation to deliver a high level professional coursework degree directed at positive learning and career outcomes for all students. She firmly believes in the importance of students’ practical integration with industry during their course and the educational value of fieldwork for all students aiming for a successful career in their chosen field. Vicki was a joint recipient of the Faculty of Arts Dean’s Teaching Awards in 2010.
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