Dongoh (Eric) Joo

Ph.D. Candidate | Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences | Texas A&M University

Dongoh (Eric) Joo is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University. His primary academic interest is in investigating resident-visitor interaction and community-based tourism from economic and sociological viewpoints; more specifically, how emotion influences individual intention and behavior in tourism context. Joo has presented his works at multiple conferences and published in journals like Tourism Management and Community Development.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. | Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences | Texas A&M University | expected August 2018

  • M.S. | Applied Economics & Statistics | Clemson University | 2013

  • B.B.A. | Tourism Management | Kyung Hee University | 2010

PUBLICATIONS

4. Joo, D. (Accepted). Walking where Jesus walked (Kaell, 2015) (Book review). Journeys
 

3. Joo, D., Tasci, A. D. A., Woosnam, K. M., Maruyama, N. U., Hollas, C. R., & Aleshinloye, K. D. (2018). Residents' attitude towards domestic tourists explained by contact, emotional solidarity and social distance. Tourism Management, 64, 245-257. doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2017.08.012
 

2. Joo, D., Woosnam, K. M., Shafer, C. S., Scott, D. & An, S. (2017). Considering Tobler’s First Law of Geography: The relationship between distance traveled and tourists’ emotional closeness with residents of three Texas destinations. Tourism Management, 62, 350-359. doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2017.03.021
 

1. Matarrita-Cascante, D., Trejos, B., Qin, H., Joo, D., & Debner, S. (2017). Conceptualizing community resilience: Revisiting conceptual distinctions. Community Development, 48(1), 105-123. doi: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1248458

PRESENTATIONS

17. Joo, D., Woosnam, K. M., & Strzelecka, M. (Apr. 2018). Does tourism knowledge lead to residents’ empowerment and their polictical participation in planning for tourism? 2018 Great Western Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (GWTTRA) Annual Conference (Seattle, WA)
 

16. Joo, D., Cho, H., Woosnam, K. M., & Sullins, A. (Apr. 2018). Exploring tourists’ perceptions of tourism impacts - A case of South Korean sports tourists. 2018 Great Western Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (GWTTRA) Annual Conference (Seattle, WA)
 

15. Cho, H., & Joo, D. (Apr. 2018). Does nostalgia feed on the negative future? Exploring the impact of negative anticipation on sport tourists’ nostalgia. 2018 Great Western Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (GWTTRA) Annual Conference (Seattle, WA)
 

14. Woosnam, K. M., Aleshinloye, K. D., Ribeiro, M. A., Maruyama, N. U., Moghavvemi, S., Jiang, J., & Joo, D. (Dec. 2017). Residents’ and tourists’ place attachment at a World Heritage site. 4th World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality (WRSTH): Innovation, Partnerships and Sharing (Orlando, FL)
 

13. Joo, D., Woosnam, K. M., Boley, B. B., & Aleshinloye, K. D. (Apr. 2017). Exploring the role of emotional solidarity and empowerment in explaining residents’ support for tourism development. 2017 Great Western Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (GWTTRA) Annual Conference (Reno, LV)
 

12. Joo, D., Woosnam, K. M., Hollas, C. R., & Aleshinloye, K. D. (Mar. 2017). Seeking a positive link: How does residents’ emotional solidarity with tourists relate to willingness to interact? 2017 Southeast States Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (SETTRA) Annual Conference and Tourism Research Symposium (Knoxville, TN) 4 / 8 Apr. 2018
 

11. Joo, D., Woosnam, K. M., Dudensing, R. M., Aleshinloye, K. D., & Simmons, J. (Jan. 2017). High school sports tourists’ contribution to the local economy. The 22nd Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality & Tourism (Houston, TX)
 

10. Joo, D., Hughes, D. W., & Woosnam, K. M. (Apr. 2016). Re-defining fair trade tourism. 2016 Southeast States Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (SETTRA) Annual Conference and Tourism Research Symposium (Baton Rouge, LA)
 

9. Joo, D., Woosnam, K. M., Shafer, C. S., Scott, D. & An, S. (Mar. 2016). Considering Tobler’s first law of geography: The relationship between distance traveled and tourists’ emotional closeness with residents of three Texas destinations. 2016 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA)
 

8. Joo, D., Woosnam, K. M., & Dudensing, R. M. (Mar. 2015). A comparative analysis of first-time and repeat visitors to Port Aransas, TX. 2015 Southeast States Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (SETTRA) Annual Conference and Tourism Research Symposium (Charlotte, NC)
 

7. Joo, D. (Apr. 2014). Fair trade tourism: Concepts and projection. 2014 Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences Annual Research Symposium. (College Station, TX)
 

6. Dangi, T. B., Xu, Y., Aleshinloye, K. D., Joo, D., Walker, J. R., & Woosnam, K. M. (Mar. 2014). Predicting tourists’ intentions to revisit from guest-host interactions and emotional ties in Galveston County, Texas. 2014 Southeast States Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (SETTRA) Annual Conference and Tourism Research Symposium (Lexington, KY)

 

5. Cho, H., & Joo, D. (Apr. 2013). A review of nostalgia and sport tourism (Poster). Health, Education, and Human Development (HEHD) Research Forum (Clemson, SC)
 

4. Joo, D., Kang, H., & Cho, H. (Feb. 2013). Fair trade tourism – Concepts, motivations, and projections (Poster). 2013 Southeastern Recreation Research (SERR) Conference (Athens, GA)


3. Cho, H., Joo, D., & Kang, H. (Feb. 2013). An experiment to test hierarchical leisure constraints among medical professionals (Poster). 2013 Southeastern Recreation Research (SERR) Conference (Athens, GA)

2. Kang, H., Cho, H., & Joo, D. (Feb. 2013). Mediation analysis of different types of leisure activity. 2013 Southeastern Recreation Research (SERR) Conference (Athens, GA)
 

1. Cho, S., Joo, D., & Kang, B. (May 2009). NAMA registry: Bridging the gap between the nations.
2009 World Civic Forum (Seoul, Korea)