Fonds F 583 - Peter W. Williams fonds

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Peter W. Williams fonds

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F 583

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  • 1982-1986 (Creation)
    Williams, Peter W.

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4 cm of textual records

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Peter W. Williams is a professional planner and geographer and a former faculty member in the Department of Geography at Ryerson University (1972-1989). Williams earned his BA in Geography from the University of Ottawa, his MA in Geography from the University of Waterloo, and his PhD in Tourism and Outdoor Recreation from Utah State University. He is former President of the Canadian and International chapters of the Travel and Tourism Research Association, a member of the International Academy For the Study of Tourism, and the Chair of the British Columbia Tourism Research Advisory Council. He is a recipient of the Travel and Tourism Research Association’s Life Time Achievement Award and serves on the editorial review boards of several journals, including the Journal of Travel Research, and Canadian Geographic Magazine. Williams' work focuses on policy, planning, and management issues related to tourism development. He is currently a Professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management and Director of the Centre for Tourism Policy and Research at Simon Fraser University.

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Fonds consists of articles and reports authored by Williams.

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Partially Restricted. Some or all of the records may be subject to restrictions. Requests for access must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections staff for review.

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