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Carter Hunt

  • PHD
  • Assistant Professor
  • The Pennsylvania State University
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Research interests

ethnographysustainable/eco-/indigenous/rural/responsible tourismpolitical ecologycultural preservationsustainable livelihoodsBiodiversity conservation

About

Carter Hunt is an environmental anthropologist and Assistant Professor of Recreation, Park and Tourism Management, and Anthropology, at The Pennsylvania State University. He has a particular interest in ecotourism as a means of promoting biodiversity conservation and sustainable community development in areas of high biodiversity. Further information about his work at Penn State may be found at this website: http://sites.psu.edu/carterahunt/

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Co-authors (17)

Publications (5)

  • Measuring eudaimonic travel experiences

    • Lengieza M
    • Hunt C
    • Swim J
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  • Empowerment in Tourism: A Review of Peer-reviewed Literature

    • Aghazamani Y
    • Hunt C
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  • A political ecology of tourism in the shadow of an interoceanic canal in Nicaragua: Displacing poverty or displacing social and environmental welfare?

    • Hunt C
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  • Social capital in development: Bonds, bridges, and links in OSA and Golfito, Costa Rica

    • Hunt C
    • Durham W
    • Menke C
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  • An ecotourism partnership in the Peruvian Amazon: The case of Posada Amazonas

    • Jordan J
    • Hunt C
    • Stronza A
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    11Citations

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

The Pennsylvania State University

January 2013 - Present

Postdoctoral Fellow

Anthropology, Stanford University

August 2009 - December 2012(3 years)

Education

Ph.D Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences (Tourism Resources Development)

Texas A&M University

August 2003 - August 2009(6 years)

M.S. Recreation, Park and Tourism Science (Natural Resource Management)

Texas A&M University

August 2000 - May 2003(3 years)

B.A. Pyschology; Minor Spanish

University of Kentucky

August 1992 - May 1997(5 years)