EMRULLAH ERUL

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

Emrullah Erul is a Doctoral Candidate at Texas A&M University within the Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences Department. His research interests concern residents' attitudes toward tourism and tourism development, residents' perceptions of the impacts of tourism in the local communities, social-cultural and economic impacts of tourism, and impacts of all-inclusive resorts. He completed his M.Sc. degree in the same department at Texas A&M and his thesis was “Antalya residents’ attitudes regarding the impacts of all- inclusive resorts in the Turkish coastal destination”. He was born in Turkey and has been married for three years. He also has two wonderful kids (Alina & Ali).

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. | Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences | Texas A&M University | in progress

  • M.S. | Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences | Texas A&M University | 2014

  • B.S. | Business Administration | Gazi University | 2009

PUBLICATIONS

7. Woosnam, K. M., Aleshinloye K. D., Ribeiro, M. A., Stylidis, D., Jiang. J., & Erul, E. (2018). Social Determinants of place attachment at a World Heritage Site. Tourism Management.

6. Woosnam, K. M., Draper, J., Jiang. J., Aleshinloye K. D., & Erul, E. (2018). Applying self-perception theory to explain residents’ attitudes about tourism development through travel histories. Tourism Management.

 

5. Woosnam, K. M., Erul, E., & Ribeiro, M. A. (2017) Heterogeneous community perspectives of emotional solidarity with tourists: Considering Antalya, Turkey. International Journal of Tourism Research.


4. Woosnam, K. M., Aleshinloye*, K. D., & Strzelecka, M., and Erul, E. (2016). The role of place attachment in developing emotional solidarity with residents. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research.
 

3. Erul, E., & Woosnam, K. M. (2016). Explaining perceived impacts of all-inclusive resorts through community attachment. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research.
 

2. Woosnam, K. M., Maruyama, N., Boley, B., & Erul, E. (2016). Stereotypes and perceived solidarity in ethnic enclave tourism. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change.

1. Woosnam, K. M., & Erul, E. (2016). Residents’ perceived impacts of all-inclusive resorts in Antalya. Tourism Planning and Development.

PRESENTATIONS

5. Erul, E., Woosnam, K.M., Stylidis, D., & Maruyama, N.U. (2017). Support for future tourism development in Antalya, Turkey: Considering three theories. The 4th World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality and in Conference. Orlando, Florida.
 

4. Woosnam*, K.M., Aleshinloye, K. D., Riberio, M., Jiang, J., & Erul, E. (2017). Social determinants of place attachment at a Nigerian cultural festival. The 7th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM). Famagusta, Cyprus.
 

3. Erul*, E., & Woosnam, K. M. (2017). Explaining residents’ support for future tourism development through social exchange theory and emotional solidarity with tourists. The 2017 Southeast Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (SeTTRA). Knoxville, Tennessee.
 

2. Erul*, E., & Woosnam, K. M. (2016). Explaining perceived impacts of all-inclusive resorts through Antalya residents’ attachment to their community. The I. International Conference on Tourism Dynamics and Trends. Antalya, Turkey.
 

1. Erul*, E., & Woosnam, K. M. (2015). Examining Antalya residents’ perspectives about the impacts of all-inclusive resorts across socio-demographic and economic indicators. The Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.