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Senior Lecturer

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Specialization: Leadership in Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Tourism Management

Education

PhD, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Clemson University, USA (2012 - 2015)

M.Sc. Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Clemson University, USA (2009 - 2011)

BTM  (Tourism Management), Moi University (2005 – 2008)

Research Interest

  • My research interest lies in Stakeholders management in parks, recreation, leisure, and tourism management where I seek to examine the whole spectra of parks, recreation, leisure, and tourism management aspects in relation to the contemporary society versus traditional society. Focal areas include; access, enjoyment, benefits (tangible / intangible), challenges, and remedial strategies
  • Leadership in Parks management dynamics
  • Wilderness and Recreational use – indoor and outdoor in contemporary society / parks management dynamics
  • Leisure consumption and management patterns
  • Tourism policy, planning and management – (ecotourism, sustainable tourism, community based tourism)
  • Special interest groups access to recreation and leisure
  • Recreational Therapy and wellness

Publications 

Book Chapter:

  • Chen, J. S., & Prebensen, N. K., Nampushi, J.S. (Eds). (2017). Nature Tourism, London: Routledge
  • Nampushi, J. S.*, Backman, K. F. Backman, S. J., & Hallo, J. C. (2013-in press). An assessment of the Maasai residents' views on tourism in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. In DevJani (Ed.), Sustainable tourism in developing countries: A reconnaissance. Dar es Salaam, University of Dar es Salaam Press.
  • Journal Articles:
  • Nampushi, J.,*& Welsh, N. (2015). Access issues in Kenyan primary education. ENGAGE: The International Journal on Research and Practices on Student Engagement, (1)2, pp. 1-17. Retrieved from http://www.dropoutprevention.org/engage/access-issues-in-kenyan-primary-education/
  • Nampushi, J.*, Backman, K., Backman, S., & Hallo, J. (2013-in press). An assessment of the Maasai residents’ views on tourism in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.International Journal of Society and Natural Resources.