René van der Duim

René van der Duim studied tourism at Breda University of Applied Sciences (1972-1975) and sociology at Tilburg University (1975 –1981). Between 1991 and 2020 he was employed by Wageningen University & Research. He executed research specifically in Costa Rica, Europe and Eastern Africa (Kenya/Tanzania/Uganda) and supervised numerous MSc- and PhD-student tourism research projects in all parts of the world. He had a Special Professorship in Tourism and Sustainable Development at Wageningen University from 2009 to 2014 and was Personal Professor at the Cultural Geography Group at Wageningen between 2015 and 2020. In April 2020 he retired, but continued his supervsion of PhDs as an Emeritus Professor.


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