Education & supervision

Courses in which I teach

Human GeographyReflections on Planning and Design PracticesIntegrated Studio 1Empowerment for Sustainability  | Tourism Destination Management

Postgraduate supervision

Rodrigo Alves Rolo | Beyond the planning void. The renaissance of spatial planning in Argentina in the 21st Century | 2015 – present

Former PhD Students:

Christine Ampumuza | 2016-2021 | Batwa, Gorillas and the Ruhija Road: a relational perspective on controversies at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda | Download PDF

Harald Buitendijk | 2015-2021 | Beware of chameleons – chameleons beware! The propriety of innovation as a concept for the coordination of novelty and change. Insights from the Dutch travel industry | Download PDF

Arjaan PellisConflicts Forever. Understanding the Role of Conflicts in Conservation Tourism | 2014 – 2019 | Download PDF

Iulian Barba Lata | The spatiotemporal conditions of innovation processes | 2011-2017

Radhika Borde | Sacred Land and the Politics of Voice: The strategic representation of indigeneity, in activism against land acquisition by mining companies – a focus on India | 2011 – 2017

Supervised masters projects

Benneker, S. (2021). Fact’ or fiction: exploring the perspectives of local stakeholders on media discourses and their performative effects on a destination and its touristic image: the case of giethoorn. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from https://edepot.wur.nl/561271.

Schriek, M. van. (2020). How discourses on overtourism have changed the appearance of giethoorn over time. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from https://edepot.wur.nl/529930.

Anjarsari, A. (2020). The adaptation and persistence of cultural practices in a tourism destination : the case of metruna nyoman ceremony. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from https://edepot.wur.nl/524893.

Pol, D. van der. (2019). Concrete barriers and tourists’ visual- and risk perceptions : the case of amsterdam and copenhagen. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/498772.

Tang, Yiqian (2019) Stereotyping in tourism: an exploratory study of the formation and reflection of stereotypes towards Chinese tourists.

Neugebauer, Ruby (2019) Spatial distribution: A powerful discourse in the debate on city tourism?

Jonker, Ruben. (2019) Interpreting Artefacts. The influence of Artefact Affordances on Human Behaviour 

Siri-udomrat, N. (2019). Public rights, beach life, and tourism space : the study of rights in public space through space usability in tourism: the case of patong beach in phuket, thailand. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/476592.

Höfkes Naomi. (2019). Exploring the roles of world heritage sites : the case of the amsterdamse grachtengordel. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/473965.

Meela, L. M. (2019). 5,895 Above sea level : investigating empowerment of local community engaging in mountaineering tourism: a case study of mount kilimanjaro (marangu route, tanzania). publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/473964.

Wylick. Laura van. (2019). Public problems, local solutions : a case study on mass tourism discourse & governance in the damstraat, amsterdam. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/473962.

Bergwerf Bok (2019) Picturesque living: negotiating identities in the Swiss Alps

Skutka, Jonas

Brodie, F. (2019). Is philanthropy the way forward? : lessons from flint, michigan’s recovery effort. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/501706.

Jakobs, T. (2018). Tourism governance in amsterdam : a discourse analysis. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/459282.

Kavaliauskaite, N. (2018). (His)-story about the dutch golden age : a case study about the interpretations of heritage sites, related to colonial and slavery events, in amsterdam. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/451506.

Heiningen, J. van. (2018). Performing innovation or innovation’s performance? : an explorative case study of the relationality of innovation. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/448311.

Riel, J. van. (2018). Dilemmas in gentrification discourses : a foucauldian discourse analysis to identify resembling and conflicting discourses on gentrification. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/459831.

Knippenberg, van, K., Duineveld, M., & Buizer, M. (2017). The ex/inclusion paradox in heritage management : the mobarak mosque in the hague. Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 10(3), 259–269.

Scheffer, J. R. (2017). Constructing ‘schokland 2.0’ : the threat of deauthorization and its consequences of object (de)formation in the governance context of unesco world heritage site schokland. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/430510.

Zegers, M. (2017). The possibilities and limits of urban-rural collaboration in tourism and leisure : understanding the limited existence of urban-rural collaboration in waterland. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/412461.

Posthouwer, J. (2017). ‘Peripheral identities or mainstream futures?’ : three case studies on new heritage practises in the periphery of amsterdam. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/418281.

Perrone, P. A. (2017). Global villages : citizenship, asylum and hospitality in southern italy. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/422637.

Agro, P. P. (2016). Governance of river basin : gender dimension in framing issues at the community level. publisher not identified. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/393769.

Bekius, I. (2015). Learning in local collaboration : a reflexive case study in groningen, northern netherlands. s.n. Retrieved 2022, from http://edepot.wur.nl/344968.

Educational awards

2020 Course of the Hucht (Vak van de Hucht) for Human Geography, first prize. An award from the students for the best course in the Landscape Architecture and planning curriculum

2017 Wageningen University Excellent Education prize for course in which I teach: Empowerment for Sustainability (coordinated by Valentina Tassone)

2016 Longlist Teacher of the Year 2016 Wageningen University

2015 Wageningen University Excellent Education prize for LAR11803 – Introduction Landscape Architecture and Planning: Experiences (with Paul Ronckenand Gerrit Kleinrensink)

2015 Longlist Teacher of the Year 2015 Wageningen University

2015 Course of the Hucht (Vak van de Hucht) for Human Geography, first prize. An award from the students for the best course in the Landscape Architecture and planning curriculum @Wageningen University.

2013 Wageningen University Teaching award for Human Geography: Theory and Practice (GEO- 20406) (one of the top 25 highest evaluated courses in the entire university).

2012 Course of the Hucht (Vak van de Hucht) for Human Geography, third prize. An award from the students for the best course in the Landscape Architecture and planning curriculum.

2011 Course of the Hucht (Vak van de Hucht) for Human Geography, first prize. An award from the students for the best course in the Landscape Architecture and planning curriculum.