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Personal profile

Research Interests

Socio-cultural and political aspects of tourism.The personalized worlds of experience guided by tourism representations.The ideological forces that shape and organize tourism representations.

Professional Information

Dr. Santos is the co-director of the Tourism Lab for Economic and Social Behavior Research. She serves on the editorial boards of Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Travel Research, Tourism Culture and Communication, and the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Her research program is focused on the examination of communicative practices (from mass mediated narratives to the face-to-face dyad) as a means of addressing the socio-political and cultural impact of tourism on the world's people and cultures.

Education

Ph.D., Mass Communications, Pennsylvania State University, 2002

Teaching

RST 330 - Leisure and Consumer Culture
RST 351 Social and Cultural Aspects of Tourism development
RST 530 Critical Issues in Tourism

Office Address

104 Huff Hall

Office Phone

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Research Output

  • Exploring the Tourist Experience: A Sequential Approach

    Park, S. & Santos, C. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Travel Research. 56, 1, p. 16-27 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • From translocal to transnational: WHS articulations

    Park, S. & Santos, C. A., May 1 2017, In : Annals of Tourism Research. 64, p. 102-113 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Promoting Tourism, Projecting Power: The Role of Television Commercials

    Pan, S., Santos, C. & Kim, S., Feb 12 2017, In : Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing. 34, 2, p. 192-208 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Beyond access: Accessibility-related online information

    Sanchez, I. & Santos, C. A., Jan 1 2016, In : Tourism Review International. 20, 2-3, p. 165-174 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    • 11 Oral presentation

    An islamic Past in Contemporary Spanish and Portuguese Tourism Representations

    K. O'Dowd (Speaker), Carla A Santos (Speaker), S. Ozkan (Speaker), J. Irigoyen-Garcia (Speaker)
    Jul 2013

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Enquadrando o Brasil para prazer ou negocio: Um Frame Análise do Destino

    E.F. McKenna (Invited speaker), Carla A Santos (Invited speaker)
    Mar 2013

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Understanding the Appeal of Urban Tourism

    C. S. Shim (Speaker), Carla A Santos (Speaker)
    Jul 2014Aug 2014

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Tourism Development in the Mediterranean: Contemporary Dynamics

    Carla A Santos (Invited speaker)
    Jun 2013

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Tourism and EU Heritage: Supranational tools, local practices

    Carla A Santos (Invited speaker)
    Mar 2010

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation