Maximiliano E. Korstanje


Maximiliano E. Korstanje is a sociologist who has specialized in the study of risk, travel and mobilities from many interdisciplinary approaches. Recently, his interest was focused on the impacts of 9/11 to tourism and local economies. As a result of this, in 2010 he founded the first journal dedicated to the study of safety in tourism: the International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism hosted by the University of Palermo, Argentina. His contributions led to being a co-editor for important journals such as Event Management and the International Journal of Tourism and Travel and work as an editorial board member for more than 35 journals in risk and tourism such as: Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Tourism Anthropology, Journal of Risk Research, Rosa dos Ventos, Journal of Emergency Service Information, Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Studies and Perspectives in Tourism, El Periplo Sustainable, Tourism and Society and International Journal of Hospitality and Event Management. With more than 500 published papers and 19 books, Korstanje is a member of the Philosophical Society of England, The international Society for Philosophers, United Kingdom and the International Committee for Research on Disasters, United States. He has been nominated for three honorary doctorates, and has earned two awards as an outstanding reviewer by Emerald Publishing Group.