Carter A. Hunt
801 A Donald H. Ford Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Anthropology, Stanford University, Department of Anthropology & Woods Institute for the Environment, 2009-2012
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, Recreation, Park and Tourism Science (Tourism Resource Development), 2009
M.S., Texas A & M University, Recreation, Park and Tourism Science (Natural Resource Management), 2003
B.A., University of Kentucky, Psychology, 1997
Tourism-supported biodiversity conservation and sustainable community development, impacts of tourism on both destination communities and on travelers, environmental anthropology, Latin America.
Ardoin, N., Wheaton, M., Hunt, C.A., Schuh, J., & Durham, W. (in press). Post-trip philanthropic intentions of nature-based tourists in Galapagos. Journal of Ecotourism.
Hunt, C.A., (2016). A Political Ecology of Tourism in the Shadow of an Inter-Oceanic Canal in Nicaragua: Displacing Poverty or Displacing Social and Environmental Welfare? Political Ecology & Tourism (eds.Sanjay Nepal & Jarkko Saarinen). Routledge Studies in Political Ecology.
Wheaton, M., Ardoin, N., Hunt, C.A., Schuh, J., Kresse, M., Menke, C., & Durham, W. (2015, online). Using web and mobile technology to motivate pro-environmental action after a nature-based tour. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2015.1081600.
Marcinek, A.**, & Hunt, C.A., (2015). Social Capital, Ecotourism, and Empowerment in Shiripuno, Ecuador. International Journal of Tourism Anthropology. 4(4), 327-342.
Hunt, C.A., Menke, C., & Durham, W. (2015). Social Capital in Development: Bonds, Bridges and Links in Osa and Golfito, Costa Rica. Human Organization, 74(3), 217-229.
Ardoin, N., Wheaton, M., Bowers, A., Hunt, C.A., and Durham, W. (2015). Nature-based tourism's impact on environmental knowledge, attitudes, and behavior: a review of the literature Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 23(6), 838-858.
Hunt, C.A., Driscoll, L., Honey, M., & Durham, W. (2015). Can Ecotourism deliver real economic, social and environmental benefits? A study of the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 23(3), 339-357.
Hunt, C.A., & Stronza, A. (2014). Stage-based tourism models and resident attitudes towards tourism in an emerging destination in the developing world. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 22:2, 279-298.