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.
Hunt, C. A. (in press). 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.
Marcinek, A.**, & Hunt, C.A. (in press). Social Capital, Ecotourism, and Empowerment in Shiripuno, Ecuador. International Journal of Tourism Anthropology.
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.
Stronza, A., & Hunt, C.A. (2012). Visions of Tourism: From Modernization to Sustainability. Practicing Anthropology, 34:3, 19-22.
Hunt, C., & Durham, W. (2012). Shrouded in a Fetishistic Mist: Commoditization of Sustainability in Tourism. International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2:4, 330-347.
Hunt, C., & Stronza, A. (2011) Missing the Forest for the Trees? Incongruous Local Perspectives on Ecotourism in Nicaragua Converge on Ethical Issues. Human Organization, 70:4, 376-386.
Hunt, C. (2011). Passport to Development? Local Perceptions of the Outcomes of Post-Socialist Tourism Policy and Growth in Nicaragua. Tourism and Hospitality: Planning & Development, 8:3, 265-279.