Maximiliano E Korstanje, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Economics
University of Palermo, Argentina

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As sociologist, Korstanje has specialized in the study of risk, travels and mobilities from many interdisciplinary approaches. Recently, his interest was based on the impacts of 9/11 to tourism and local economies. As a result of this, in 2010 he founded the first journal dedicated to the study of safety in tourism, International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism hosted by The University of Palermo Argentina. His contributions led to co-editor important journals as Event Management and Int. Journal of Tourism and Travels and work as editorial board member for more than 35 journals in risk and tourism such as: Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Tourism Anthropology, Journal of Risk Research, Rosa dos Ventos, Journal of Emergency Service Information, Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Studies and Perspectives in Tourism, El Periplo Sustainable, Tourism and Society and Int. Journal of Hospitality and Event Management. With more than 600 published papers and 19 books, Korstanje takes part of the Philosophical society of England, The international Society for Philosophers, United Kingdom and Int. Committee Research on Disasters, United States. He has been nominated by three honorary doctorates, and earned two awards of outstanding reviewer of Emerald Publishing Group.

Research Interest

His area of studies are disasters, travel-literature, resiliency, risk, mobility, terrorism,tourism, dark tourism, cultural tourism, and others.

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