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Research Associate/Program Director, QLF Canada, Inc.

 

   
Biography Profile

 

QLF Project Areas
Study in Africa Program, McGill University, Teaching Safari, Kenya Visiting lecturer, February 2000 to March 2000
Team-taught two courses focused on resource management/people and cultures. Led case study projects at four ecotourism/heritage sites in country.

Sustainable Tourism in Natural Areas Program, Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), NAFTA, Montreal
Consultant, January 1999 to June 1999 Contributor to CEC background document on sustainable tourism in natural areas. Organizer of sustainable tourism conference in Cancun, Mexico in May 1999.

Community-based Tourism/Waste Management Project, QLF Canada, Montrea Specialist, September 1993 to present Write grants, hire staff, and manage rural waste management/recycling projects.Consultant to public/private organizations for ecotourism development in Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Middle East Ecotourism Exchange, QLF Canada, Montreal Coordinator, December 1997 to present Co-wrote grant, organized exchange for Middle East ecotourism professionals in New England and Quebec examining biodiversity/cultural heritage issues.Traveled to Israel, Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Egypt in Fall 1998 with ecotourism professionals from North America.

Management of Social Transformations Project, UNESCO, Tromso, Norway Research Participant, April 1997 to January 1999 Canadian representative examining global change in North.Presented ecotourism case study at Symposium in Denmark.Traveled to Faroe Islands and Iceland to determine goals/objectives for project.

Conservation Park Feasibility Study, Minister of Environment, Quebec City Coordinator, July 1995 to March 1996 Conducted series of attitude surveys of visitors, residents, and businesses.Compiled data, analyzed and provided recommendations on future course of action.

Parks and Local People Project, The World Bank, Washington, D.C. Consultant, January 1996 to March 1996 Drafted paper on indigenous participation in protected area planning in Guyana. Designed workshop/generated slide show for the workshop with project manager.

Sustainable Community Development Project, QLF Canada, Montreal/Boston Coordinator, February 1992 to 1994 Developed model for building local leadership in conservation and development.Worked with local partner organizations in four case study communities.Administered conservation education programs in New Brunswick, Quebec, Maine.

Notre Dame Bay Salmon Management Project, QLF Canada, Montreal Program Director, May-August 1990 Cooperated with Department of Fisheries and Oceans/National Marine Fisheries Service.Hired, trained, and managed a staff of six salmon tag retrievers in Newfoundland.Compiled data and made recommendations for future salmon management strategies.

Newfoundland and Labrador Parks Department Project, QLF Canada, Montreal Planner, May-August 1989 Cooperated with Department of Environment and Lands.Conducted a natural/cultural resource inventory of Provincial Parks.

 

Qualifications

 

1993-1999 Ph.D., Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
1988-1992 Master Landscape Architecture/Master Urban Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Bachelor of Arts, American Studies, minor Environmental Studies, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts

 

Scholarships / Awards / Honors

 

1994-1998 Quebec Merit Fellowship, McGill University
1996 Geography Teaching Scholarship, McGill University
1988-1992 Teaching Scholarship, University of Michigan
1992 Landscape Architecture Honor Society, University of Michigan
1989 Urban Planning Honor Society, University of Michigan
1989 APA Student Representative, University of Michigan
1981 Harvard Book Club Award

 

Professional Experience
1997- Lower North Shore Tourism Development Corporation Board of Directors
1994- The Environmental Schools, Maine, Board of Directors
1993-94 Graduate Faculty Council Representative, McGill University
Publications
Hull, John S. "The sustainability of heritage tourism development on the Jacques Cartier Trail, QC." Presentation to the American Association of Geographer's Conference, April 5, 2000. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Hull, John S. "Examining heritage tourism strategies: a global perspective." Seminar for the Northern Forest Heritage Park Seminar, March 24, 2000. Berlin, New Hampshire.

Hull, John S. "Fostering Linkages Between Tourism Sites on the Lower North Shore of Quebec and the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland." Seminar for the 3rd Annual Heritage Conference, September 18, 1999. Plum Point, Newfoundland.

Hull, John S. "Charting adventure tourism development in the North: Labrador's wilderness experience." TEOROS. University of Quebec at Montreal: Montreal, Quebec. Volume 18, #2.(Summer 1999) 15-23.

Hull, John S. "QLF case studies in sustainable tourism." Workshop for the Winterland Heritage Development Corporation, April 29, 1999. College of the North Atlantic. Burin, Newfoundland.

Hull, John S. "Principles of sustainable tourism." Presentation for the Discovery Trail Tourism Association, April 27, 1999. Trinity, Newfoundland.

Hull, John S. "Putting sustainable tourism into practice." Keynote presentation for the Downeast Maine DESTINY 2000 Sustainable Tourism Conference, March 30, 1999. Machias, Maine.

Hull, John S. "QLF's Traditional Skills Product Club Network." Presentation to the

Commission for Environmental Cooperation's First Annual Sustainable Production Meeting, March 24, 1999. Oaxtepec, Mexico.

Hull, John S. "QLF's sustainable tourism programs: a review." Presentation to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, February 17, 1999. Montreal, Quebec.

Hull, John S. "Analyzing the potential for tourism to promote sustainable economic development on the Lower North Shore of Quebec." Ph D. Dissertation. McGill University, Montreal. (1999).

Hull, John S. "Resident attitudes towards ecotourism development on the Lower North Shore of Quebec." Paper presented at the Institute for Arctic Studies. December 1, 1997. Dartmouth College. Hanover, New Hampshire.

Hull, John S. "Coping with the closure of the fishery." Jorgen Ole Baerenholdt and Nils Aaarsaether (eds) Coping strategies in the North: local practices in the context of global restructuring. Nordic Council of Ministers: Copenhagen. (1998), 121-136.

Hull, John S. "Coping with the closure of the fishery on the Lower North Shore of Quebec." Paper presented at the UNESCO/NORFA Symposium, April 3, 1997. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hull, John S. "Market segmentation and ecotourism development on the Lower North Shore of Quebec," in Alan Lew and C.M. Hall (eds) Sustainable tourism: a geographical perspective. Longman: London, England (1998), 146-158.

Hull, John S. "Using the Internet to promote sustainable tourism in Quebec." Paper presented at the International Geographical Union, 6 August 1996. The Hague, Netherlands.

Hull, John S. "Analyzing the potential for tourism to promote sustainable economic development on the Lower North Shore of Quebec." Paper presented at the American Association of Geographers Conference. April 12, 1996. Charlotte, North Carolina.

Hull, John S. "Educational tools and the role of an NGO in promoting a sustainable tourism industry on the Lower North Shore of Quebec." Paper presented at the Second World Congress: Building a Sustainable World Through Tourism. September 14, 1994. Montreal, Quebec.

Hull, John S. "The Quebec Labrador Foundation: building a model for local leadership in conservation and development," in Progress in Rural Policy and Planning, vol. 4, John Wiley and Sons: West Sussex, England (1994), 229-234.

Hull, John S. "Tourism on Walpole Island: a long term management plan." University of Michigan, Practicum. (1992), 172 pp.

Hull, John S. and Kathleen Blanchard. "Residential attitudes towards ecotourism development on the Lower North Shore of Quebec." Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Geographer's Conference. June 1998. University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

Hull, John S. and Simon Milne. "From nets to the Net: marketing tourism on Quebec's Lower North Shore." Jorgen Ole Baerenholdt and Nils Aaarsaether (eds) Management of Social Transformations. Nordic Council of Ministers: Copenhagen. (In press).

Hull, John S. and Simon Milne. "Tourism, gender and the labour process on the Lower North Shore of Quebec," in Tourism Recreation Research, 23 (2 1998), 13-22.

Hull, John S. and Mary Aitken. "Kids speak out: young people in the upper St. John Valley value their communities and are concerned about the future," in Echoes: the Northern Maine Journal, VI (4 1994), 13-17.

Hull, John S. and Michael C. Williams. "A continuity of tradition: a place where Native Americans still burn the prairies and oak openings." Restoration and Management Notes 10 (1 1992), 38-9.

Brief, Dominique and John S. Hull. "Ecotourism along the St. Lawrence riverway." in Storm warnings: voices from the watershed. McGill-Queen's University Press: Montreal, Quebec. (In press).

Goodman, Nancy and John S. Hull, "St. John Valley case study," in Building sustainable communities, Center for Environmental Management: Tufts University, Medford, Mass. (1993), 172-192.