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Elizabeth Halpenny, Ph.D.

University of Alberta
Associate Professor

Elizabeth Halpenny, Ph.D., teaches and conducts research in the areas of tourism, marketing, environmental psychology, and protected areas management. Elizabeth’s research focuses on individuals’ interactions with nature environments, tourism experience, and environmental stewardship. Current research projects include: (a) the effect of mobile digital technologies on visitors’ experiences, (b) the impact of World Heritage designation and other park-related brands on travel decision making, (c) individuals’ attitudes towards and stewardship of natural areas, and (d) children, health, and nature.