Jafar Jafari
Jafar Jafari
University of Wisconsin-Stout, USA
 

Jafar Jafari is Founding Editor, Annals of Tourism Research; Chief Editor, Tourism Social Science Series; Co-Editor, Bridging Tourism Theory and Practice; Co-Editor, Encyclopedia of Tourism; Co-Founder, TRINET; Founding President, International Academy for the Study of Tourism; Co-Founding Editor, Information Technology & Tourism; and Co-Founding President Tourism Intelligence Forum.

With PhD in cultural anthropology from University of Minnesota, BS and MS from Cornell University, BA from University of Isfahan, he is the recipient of the 2005 UNWTO Ulysses Prize and Honorary Doctorate, Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain); Visiting Professor of Sun Yat-sen University (China), Universitat do Algarve (Portugal), University of Isfahan (Iran), Lifetime Honorary Professorship of Bundelkhand University (India), and Professor Emeritus of University of Wisconsin-Stout (USA).

He has also acted as consultant/advisor to several intergovernmental agencies (including UNWTO and Inter-American Development Bank), and ministries of tourism.

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