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Margaret Daniels

Associate Professor of Tourism and Events Management

Expertise: Tourism planning and policy, Events planning, implementation and evaluation, Sports Tourism, Economic impact analysis

 Daniels has conducted extensive fieldwork in the areas of tourism planning and policy, supply resource promotion and event management as pertaining to local economic development. She partners with agencies in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area to assist them with event and tourism implementation and evaluation.

Daniels is a prolific researcher and has a combination of over fifty published papers, book chapters, professional presentations and technical reports to her credit. She has spearheaded research in the niche event area of wedding consulting and has a newly released book entitled Wedding Planning and Management: Consultancy for Diverse Clients written with Carrie Loveless and published by Elsevier.

Daniels is currently working on a series of collaborative studies with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum. She is also conducting research with the National Park Service on the National Mall and Memorial Parks Management Plan.