Keith Dewar

Professor

PhD

Business, Faculty of

Oland Hall 233

Saint John

kdewar@unb.ca
1 506 648 5868



Keith Dewar joined the Faculty of Business Administration in 2003 and is a member of the Hospitality and Tourism Program.

He teaches several courses including Principles of Tourism, International Tourism, Events Management, Natural Area Management and Travel Writing and Photography. 

He has received the Faculty of Business Excellence in Teaching Award, from the University of New Brunswick (2006) and Teaching first year students and best overall professor from Massey University (2002).

Prior to joining the University of New Brunswick, he taught at University of Waterloo, Canada and Massey University, New Zealand and has served as Assistant Dean International Partnerships and external agreements Faculty of Business.

His personal interests include photography, genealogy, natural history, while his academic interest areas are heritage management, sustainable and environmental management and culinary tourism.

Selected publications

Dewar, K., Gao, W., & Li, W. (2016). From all sides: How disparate groups see their community. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies, 11 (3), 1-11.

2014: Sun Yat-Sen University, Tourism Development in a Mountain Region of North Central China. Hong Gang, Xu, Dewar, K., Scovil, T., funded by the People's Republic of China, this study was to assist this poor area to develop a domestic and international tourism Market.

Dewar, K., Du Cros, H., and Li, W. (2012). “Value of Brand Equity in UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Case of Macau,” Journal of Heritage Tourism 7(4).

Dewar, K. and Miller, R. (2010). “Geotourism, Mining and Tourism Development in the Bay of Fundy Canada” in Mining for Tourism: Developing Mines as Heritage Attractions. Bristol: Channel View Publications.

2010: Sun Yat-Sen University, Redevelopment Study, Changdu (Qamdo) County, Tibet Redevelopment Study, Xu, Hong Gang, Dewar, K., funded by the Peoples Republic of China, this study was to assist the county redevelop their considerable tourism assets following the disturbances of early 2008. Work was conducted under the directorship of Prof. Hong Gang Xu, Associate Dean of Tourism, Sun Yat-Sen University – Zhuhai Campus assisted by 4 graduate students and myself as consultant.

Dewar, K. and Li, W., Strategic Tourism Plan for Harbin Regional City, Peoples Republic of China – a joint project of the University of New Brunswick, Saint John (Business of Faculty) with the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design, Nov. 2002 (consultancy)

Dewar, K. and Li, W., Strategic Tourism Plan for Hangzhou Regional City, Peoples Republic of China – a joint project of the Centre for Tourism Research Massey University and the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design, August, 2001 (consultancy)