Founder and editor of the Annals of Tourism Research

Jafar Jafari, is founder and editor of the Annals of Tourism Research. Is Professor of Hospitality and Tourism at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Hospitality and Tourism (USA).

He started in this position after completing his training as a cultural anthropologist (PhD, University of Minnesota, USA) and as hotel administration graduate (BS and MS, Cornell University, USA), along with an honorary doctorate from the Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain). Jafar’s contributions to the academic community have outreached international boundaries and institutions. He is Visiting Professor of the Universidade do Algarve (Portugal), Luleå University of Technology (Sweden), and Sun Yat-sen University (China). He is also Lifetime Honorary Professor of Bundelkhand University (India), and International Program Director of the Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain).

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