Jessica Faustini Aquino – Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

(Updated February, 2019)

Aquino, J. F, Andereck, K. (2018). Volunteer tourists’ perceptions of their impacts on marginalized communities. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 26(11), 1967-1983. (Link to full text)

Aquino, J., Phillips, R., & Sung, H. (2012). Tourism, culture, and the creative industries: Reviving distressed neighborhoods with arts-based community tourism. Tourism, Culture & Communication, 12(1), 5–18. (Link to full text)

White, D. D., Aquino, J. F., Budruk, M., & Golub, A. (2011). Visitors’ experiences of traditional and alternative transportation in Yosemite National Park. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 29(1), 38–57. (Link to full text)

Published Refereed Proceedings

Kaiser, B., Huijbens, E., Aquino, J., Horbel, C., Reigner, N., Maher, P., Menezes, D. R., Turner, J. (2019, March). Sustainable Tourism Development in the Nordic Arctic: Proceedings and Analysis. Workshop in Northern Iceland. London, United Kingdom.

White, D. D., & Aquino, J. F. (2015). Park-Related Tourism. Presented at the 106th Arizona Town Hall, Tucson, Arizona. April 2015. In M. Kuby, & A. Golub (Eds.),  Spring 2015 Town Hall Background Report: Transportation and Arizona (pp. 63-64). Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University. (Link to full text)

White, D. D., & Aquino, J. F. (2009). Transportation issues in national parks. Presented at the 94th Arizona Town Hall, Tucson, Arizona. April 2009. In M. Kuby, & A. Golub (Eds.)  From here to there: Transportation opportunities for Arizona (pp. 107-115). Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University. (Link to full text)

Lectures at international conferences

Aquino, J. F. & Einarsdóttir, A.V. (2018, September 24-26). Interpretation, Communication, and Rural Tourism Community Development: Can Interpretation be used as a strategy for sustainability? In B. Heimtun (Chair). 27th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research: Tourism Implications and Dilemmas. Lecture conducted from UiT, Alta, Norway.

Aquino, J. F., Burns, G. L., and Granquist, S. M. (2018, August 28-31). Seal Watching in Iceland: A Framework for Ethical Management. In J. Dehez (Chair). MMV9: International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas. Lecture conducted from Bordeaux, France.

Aquino, J. F. & Einarsdóttir, A.V. (2018, 24-26 September). Interpretation, Communication, and Rural Tourism Community Development: Can Interpretation be used as a strategy for sustainability? In B. Heimtun (Chair). 27th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research: Tourism Implications and Dilemmas. Lecture conducted from UiT, Alta, Norway.

Aquino, J. F. & Andereck, K. (2018, June 19-22). Non-Profit Organizations’ Perceived Impacts of International Volunteering Efforts on Marginalized Communities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In E.I. Jónsson (Chair). EURAM18: Research in Action. Lecture conducted from Reykjavik, Iceland.

Aquino, J. F. (2018, June 3-6). Environmental Education, Nature-Based Recreation, and Responsible Community Development: An Icelandic and Swedish Youth Nature Club Perspective. In O. Rantala (Chair). TEFI10 Knowing with Nature—The Future of Tourism Education in the Anthropocene. Lecture conducted from Pyhä, Finland.

Aquino, J. and Granquist, S.M. (2017, October). Seal Watching Tourism in the Vatnsnes Peninsula: Identifying the Need for Future Management Actions. In 13th International Conference on Responsible Tourism Destinations. Lecture conducted from Reykjavík, Iceland.

Aquino, J., & Andereck, K. (2012). NGOs and volunteer tourism: A look at volunteer tourism in favela (slum) communities of Rio de Janeiro. In Association for Research on Non-profit Organizations and Voluntary Action. Lecture conducted from Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Aquino, J., Andereck, K., & Costa, H. A. (2012) Perceived impacts of volunteer tourism in favelas of Rio de Janeiro (RJ): Through the eyes of the tourists. In the IX Seminário da Associação Nacional Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turismo. Lecture conducted from São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Aquino, J., & Andereck, K. (2012). Sustainable tourism: A look at volunteer tourism in favela communities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In Travel and Tourism Research Association Annual Student Research Symposium (and 8th Symposium for TTRA). Lecture conducted from Virginia Beach, VA, USA.

Aquino, J., Phillips, R., & Sung, H. (2012). Tourism, culture, and the creative industries: Reviving distressed neighborhoods with arts-based community tourism. In the University of the West Indies 2nd International Tourism Conference. Lecture conducted from St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Aquino, J., & Andereck, K. (2011). Perceived effects of volunteer tourism in Rio de Janeiro’s favela community of Rocinha:  Working toward best practice in sustainable tourism. In Travel and Tourism Research Association Annual Student Research Symposium (and 7th Symposium for TTRA). lecture conducted from London, Ontario, Canada.

Aquino, J. F., White, D. D., & Meldrum, B. (2008). The Freedom to Stay in My Car: Visitors Experience and the Transportation System in Yosemite National Park. In the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management. Lecture conducted from Burlington, VT, USA.

Lectures at Icelandic conferences

Aquino, J. F., Granquist, S. M., and Burns, G. L. (2018, October 26). Developing a framework for responsible wildlife tourism. In Þjóðarspegilinn 2018: Responsible Tourism in Arctic Seascapes (ReSea). Lecture conducted from the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. Presenting author: Jessica Faustini Aquino.

Granquist, S. M. & Aquino, J. F. (2018, October 26). Effects of seal watching activities on harbour seal behaviour: The importance of interdisciplinary management approaches. In Þjóðarspegilinn 2018: Responsible Tourism in Arctic Seascapes (ReSea). Lecture conducted from The University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. Presenting author: Sandra M. Granquist.

Aquino, J. F. (2017). Adapting Whetten’s tips for effective course design: A case study. In Kennsluþróunarráðstefna Háskóla Íslands. Lecture conducted from Reykjavik, Iceland.

Other Presentations

Aquino, J. F. (2018). Lunch Lecture Series: Seal Watching and the Vatnsnes Peninsula. Presentation for the University College of Southeast Norway. Erasmus+ Staff Exchange.

Aquino, J. F. (2018). Lecture on Wildlife Tourism Management from a Community Capitals Perspective, in the course “Nature, Culture, and Guiding.” Presentation for the University College of Southeast Norway. Erasmus+ Staff Exchange.

Aquino, J. F. (2018). The Icelandic Seal Center. Presentation for biology students. Presentation for the University College of Southeast Norway. Erasmus+ Staff Exchange.

Aquino, J. F. (2016). Volunteer Tourism and the Community’s Voice: The Social Representations of Favela Communities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Presentation for Rannsóknamiðstöð Ferðamála (Icelandic Tourism Research Centre) micro-conference: Í ódýrri ævintýraleit – sjálfboðaliðar og störf í íslenskri ferðaþjónustu (Searching for cheap adventures – volunteers and jobs in Icelandic tourism). Reykjavík, Iceland.

Aquino, J. F. (2016). Developing a Research Agenda. Presentation for the Research Day at Hólar University College. Sauðárkrókur, Iceland

Aquino, J. F. (2012). Turismo Sustentável: Turismo voluntário nas favelas de Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Presentation for the research group do Laboratório de Estudos em Turismo e Sustentabilidade, Centro de Excelência em Turismo. Universidade de Brasília, DF, Brasil.

Aquino, J. F. (2011). Volunteer Tourism: A Debate. Presentation at the lecture series at Fundação Getulio Vargas com o Laboratório de Estudos do Turismo, Esporte e Lazer; do Centro de Pesquisa e Documentação de História Contemporânea do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

Aquino, J. F. (2011). Volunteer Tourism in Rio de Janeiro: Voluntários Sejam Bem-Vindos! Presentation at the 3rd Annual School of Community Resource and Development Graduate Research Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.

Aquino, J. F. (2011). NGOs, Volunteer Tourism, and Community Development: A case study of the favela community of Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Presentation at the College of Public Programs Doctoral Student Research Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Aquino, J. F., & Andereck, K. (2011). Efeitos Percebidos do Turismo e do Voluntariado na Favela da Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro: Trabalhar para as melhores práticas em turismo sustentável.  Guest Presentation at the University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil.  

Aquino, J. F. (2009). Has risk management killed free play? Presentation at the 1st Annual School of Community Resource and Development Graduate Research Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.

Lee, S., Aquino, J. F., Plunkett, D., Knopf, R., & Paris, C. (2009). Living united: from classroom to community. Presentation at the 1st Annual School of Community Resource and Development Graduate Research Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.

Aquino, J. F., White, D. D., Bacon, J., & Meldrum, B. (2007). Determining visitor attitudes toward alternative transportation in Yosemite National Park: Implications for indicators and standards.  Poster presentation at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Park City, Utah.

Technical Research Reports

(* denotes authors in alphabetical order who worked equally)

Aquino, J. F. (2019). Icelandic Culture and Nature. KA1: Youth Exchange. Final Report. Report for Erasmus+. Sauðárkrókur, Iceland: Hólar University College. (Link to full text)

Phillips, R., Aquino, J., Lee, S., & Plunkett, D. (2010). 2010 Hatcher Road Economic Development Plan. Report for the Desert Mission Neighborhood Renewal and the Hatcher Road Subcommittee. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona State University.

*Aquino, J., & Biaett, V. (2010). Working Together: A qualitative analysis of the Arizona Be Outdoors Movement. Report for the Be Outdoors Arizona. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona State University.

Knopf, R., Aquino, J., Lee, S., & Plunkett, D. (2009). Valley of the Sun United Way: Improving the Health and Safety of Valley Neighborhoods. Report for the Valley of the Sun United Way. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona State University.

White, D. D., & Aquino, J. F. (2008). Visitor perspectives toward transportation issues in Yosemite National Park. Report for Yosemite National Park. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona State University.

White, D. D., van Riper, C. J., Wodrich, J., Aquino, J., & McKinney C. (2007). Canyon de Chelly National Monument Visitor Study Final Technical Report. (Prepared for the National Park Service). Phoenix, AZ: Arizona State University.

Johnson, J., Rice, K., & Aquino, J. (2007). Subcontract for USFWS Section 6 Status Report on Muhlenbergia xerophila and Muhlenbergia dubioides. Report for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Phoenix, AZ: Desert Botanical Garden.