David B. Weaver
David B. Weaver received his PhD in Geography from the University of Western Ontario (Canada) in 1986. He is currently Professor of Tourism Research at Griffith University, Australia, and has published more than 120 journal articles, book chapters and books. He maintains an active research agenda in sustainable destination and protected area management, ecotourism, and resident perceptions of tourism. Current projects include investigating the willingness of protected area visitors to participate in site enhancement activities. Professor Weaver has published extensively in leading journals such as Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Management, Journal of Travel Research and Journal of Sustainable Tourism. His widely adopted textbooks include Tourism Management (5th ed.) and Ecotourism (Wiley Australia), Encyclopedia of Ecotourism (CABI), and Sustainable Tourism: Theory and Practice (Taylor & Francis). He is a Fellow of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism and has delivered numerous invited international keynote addresses on innovative tourism management topics. He has worked with organizations such as UNWTO and PATA as an expert advisor.