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Gyan P. Nyaupane, Ph.D.

Arizona State University

Gyan Nyaupane, Ph.D., is a Professor in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University. His research has been focused on the effective management of tourism as a tool for sustainable development, environmental conservation, heritage preservation, and livelihood improvement. His recent work looked at minorities’ lack of visitation to national parks by examining Westerners’ and non-Westerners’ relations to nature. Dr. Nyaupane has conducted research for many government agencies, tourism industry sectors, and international conservation organizations. He is on the editorial board of six tourism journals and has been on the ttra board since 2015.