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Peter Dieke

Associate Professor of Tourism and Events Management

Expertise: Tourism development, Sustainable tourism, Ecotourism, Tourism in less developed countries

Dieke, an Associate Professor of Tourism and Events Management at George Mason University, is a leading scholar in International Tourism Development. His research focuses on policy, planning and implementation strategies for less developed countries, with a regional interest in sub-Saharan Africa.  Dieke’s teaching specialties include sustainable tourism, tourism policy and planning, tourism in less developed countries, global understanding of tourism, tourism economics, ecotourism, political economy model of tourism development.

He has also advised governments and undertaken assignments for several international organizations, including United Nations Development Programme, World Tourism Organization and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) among others.