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New Advisory Committee in Place

VHRU@Purdue now has an advisory committee to guide and support its research and engagement efforts. The members of this new committee include: Dr. Fawn Ngo of University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee in the United States; Dr. Kelly-Ann Dixon Hamil of the University of the West Indies Mona Campus in Jamaica; Dr. Steve Pratt of The University of South Pacific in Fiji; and Dr. Annmarie Nicely of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue. The first meeting of this committee will take place in April of this year.

New Ideation Series to be Launched

VHRU@Purdue launches new Ideation Series in April of this year. The goal of the series is to introduce new thoughts and ideas for visitor harassment researchers to consider and examine. Below are the details for this year’s event.

Topic: Criminological Theories and Visitor Harassment Research

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Fawn Ngo, Associate Professor and Criminological Theory Expert from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

Other speakers from the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue University include……

Chutong Jiang, Undergraduate Research Student with VHRU@Purdue

Dr. Jonathan Day, Associate Professor and Destination Management Organization expert

Dr. Annmarie Nicely, Associate Professor and Lead Visitor Harassment Researcher 

When: Friday April 19, 2019 4:30 to 6:30 PM EDT (The session will be live streamed on VHRU@Purdue Facebook page at 4:30 pm EDT)

Where: Room 265 Marriott Hall, Purdue University, West Lafayette Indiana

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