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Dr. Nancy McGehee of Virginia Tech University is our resident expert on VolunTourism Research. She has compiled a series of research papers that have been featured in The VolunTourist Newsletter over the last five years. Topics have ranged from motivations behind why VolunTourists travel in this way to how residents are responding to visitors spending time in their communities in order to lend a hand.
To read more of what Dr. McGehee has reviewed from academics around the world, visit the VolunTourism.org Research Forum>>>
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If you are writing an article, preparing a television broadcast, hosting a radio talk show, or just plain curious about VolunTourism, this website is an excellent resource for compiling the background information that you need to craft any story.
Since 2000, David Clemmons, the Founder of VolunTourism.org, has helped to shape this industry in many different ways. He regularly posts entries to The VolunTourism.org Blog, publishes The VolunTourist Weekly Review and The VolunTourist Newsletter (quarterly), and continually scours the globe for unique VolunTourism Adventures, and the people behind them, to share with visitors to VolunTourism.org.
If you are seeking more than statistics, then visit the Resources section of this web site. There you will find articles, blogs, research papers, documentaries, books, and podcasts on the subject of VolunTourism and related topics.
If you would like to know more about VolunTourism or VolunTourism.org, review the Inside VolunTourism.org section of this web site. There you will find information on the History of VolunTourism, About VT, VT's "Parent", the VT Network, the VT Team, our Advisory Council, answers to FAQs, and our Vision for the future.
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Main Media Contact
Please Note: David Clemmons is currently
living in Amman, Jordan, working on VolunTourism Jordan with JITOA.org. For voice contact, you will need to use Skype.
Supporting Entities & Their Representatives
The following organizations and their representatives supply advisory, financial, and/or technical support to VolunTourism.org
Executive Director, Via International
619.954.3873 / 619.426.6664 (fax)
Nancy McGehee, PhD
Research Forum - The VolunTourist Newsletter, Virginia Tech University
Strategic Alliances & Business Development, Connexion Internationale
Jan Jones, PhD
Research, Articles, and Presentations, Southern Connecticut State University
Supply Chain - "The VolunTourist" Newsletter, The Voluntary Traveler
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