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 Marianna  Strzelecka
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Marianna Strzelecka
Assistant Professor-College of Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism
Contact address   Denton, TX     Office LocationChilton Hall, Room No.: 343e 
Email    Contact Number 5654551   
Keywords community perceptions of tourism, participatory decision-making, empowerment,   
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 Ph.D.DissertationUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign2012
 M.Sc.ThesisPoznan University of Economics, Poland2006
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SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014HMGT2810001Introduction to International Sustainable Tourism Download Syllabus
Spring 2014HMGT5560001Planning and Policy in Sustainable Tourism  
Fall 2013HMGT2800001Foundations of International Travel and Tourism Download Syllabus
Fall 2013HMGT2810001Introduction to International Sustainable Tourism Download Syllabus
Spring 2013HMGT2800001Foundations of International Travel and Tourism Download Syllabus
Fall 2012HMGT4860002Hospitality Business Strategies Download Syllabus
Fall 2012HMGT5630001Event management  
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2012-PresentAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Hospitality and TourismCollege of Merchandising, Hospitality and TourismUniversity of North Texas
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  Type  Publications per page   1  
  YearPublication  Type
The superfluous obstacle or the prerequisite for sustainable development: exposing participation in Leader and Natura 2000 in Poland. Ekonomia i Środowisko (Economy and Environment). 
Strzelecka M, Gutowska J. & Grodzińska-Jurczak, M
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
 Empowerment-human dimension in nature conservation (Empowerment-istota czynnika ludzkiego w ochronie przyrody). Chronmy Przyr.Ojcz. 69(2), 86-95 

Strzelecka,M., Grodzinska-Jurczak, M., & Pietrzyk-Kaszynska, A.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
 Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland, Protected Area Management, Dr. Barbara Sladonja (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-0697-5, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/50664.
Grodzińska-Jurczak, M., Strzelecka, M., Kamal, S., & Justyna Gutowska, J.
Book chapters
Praktyka demokracji lokalnej w kontekście członkostwa w Unii Europejskiej (pp 303 -315). In M. Strzelecki (Ed): Miedzy aprobata a odrzuceniem. Demokracja polska w publicystyce u praktyce i praktyce politycznej XX i XXI wieku. Wydawnictwo Wyższej Szkoły Informatyki i Ekonomii w Olsztynie.
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Book chapters

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Sorensen, J. & Wicks, B. (2011). The role of place attachment in revitalization of neighborhood parks in East St. Louis. Sociaty & Leisure 33, 251-271

Strzelecka, M. & Wicks, B. (2010) Engaging residents in planning for sustainable rural-nature toruism in post-Communist Poland. Community Development
41 (3), 370-384

Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
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  Type  Conference Publications per page   1  
  YearPublication  TypeAcceptance Rate
Strzelecka,M. Rural development and tourism decision-making in Pomerania (Poland). International Conference: Active Countryside Tourism. 23-25 January 2013 Leeds, UK
Strzelecka, M. & Yung-Kuei Huang (Extended Abstract). Fair or unfair: A study on Polish Leader participants in the context of tourism decision-making. 44th TTRA Annual International Conference. June 20 - 22, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA(
Strzelecka, M. The role of stakeholders in sustainable tourism development. Congreso Nacional de conservacion en Tierra Privadas, Costa Rica (2-5 October, 2012)
Strzelecka, M. Rural tourism and community empowerment: Practice of local democracy in Pomerania. 16th Graduate Students Research Conference. Huston, Texas (6-8 January, 2011)
Strzelecka, M. & Wicks, B. Designing participation in sustainable tourism development planning in post-communist Poland: Increasing residents engagement in local affairs. Chellenges for participatory design in developing world '08 Workshop proceedings, Bloomington, IN, USA, (October 1st, 2008)
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 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2013Jan-2013DecCommunity driven indicators for tourism sustainability in Rural Costa RicaUNT10 000Principal InvestigatorActive
2013Jan-2013DecImpact of spring break tourism: a cross-national study of residents’ perceptions in Mexico and the USAUAEM-UNT10 000Research ScientistActive
2013 Jun-2013 DecLinking tourism and biodiversity: local perceptions of ecotourism in PolandUNT5000Principal InvestigatorActive
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