Individual Research Interests
Walter, P. (in press). Settler colonialism and the violent geographies of tourism in the California redwoods. Tourism Geographies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616688.2020.1867888
Kluttz, J., Walker, J. & Walter, P. (2020). Learning towards decolonising relationships at Standing Rock. Studies in the Education of Adults. https://doi.org/10.1080/02660830.2020.1807891
Walter, P. & Kluttz, J. (2020). Theorising adult education, power and socio-environmental change: A consideration of the climate justice movement. In F. Finnegan and B. Grummell (Eds.), Power and Possibility: Adult Education in a Diverse and Complex World. Rotterdam: Brill/Sense Publishers: Open Access: https://brill.com/view/title/56049
Sen, V. & Walter, P. (2020). Community-based ecotourism and the transformative learning of homestay hosts in Cambodia. Tourism Recreation Research, 45(3), 323-336. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02508281.2019.1692171
Walter, P. (2020). Adult environmental education. In T. Rocco, M. C. Smith, R. C. Mizzi, L. R. Merriweather and J. D. Hawley (Eds.), 2020 Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education (pp. 314-321). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Kluttz, J., Walker, J. & Walter, P. (2020). Unsettling allyship, unlearning and learning towards decolonising solidarity. Studies in the Education of Adults, 52(1), 49-66. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02660830.2019.1654591
Walter, P. (2019). Innovations in teaching adult education: Living history museums and transformative learning in the university classroom. Adult Learning (Sage) 3(3), 121-127. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1045159519826074
Walter, P. (2019). Community-based ecotourism projects as living museums.Journal of Ecotourism. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14724049.2019.1689246
Earl, A., VanWynsberghe, R., Walter, P. & Straka, T. (2018). Adaptive Education applied to higher education for sustainability. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 19(6), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSHE-08-2017-0131
Kluttz, J. & Walter P. (2018). Conceptualizing learning in the climate justice movement. Adult Education Quarterly, 68 (2), 91-107. https://doi.org/10.1177/0741713617751043
Uzama, A., & Walter, P. (2018). Incorporating ecotourism into Social Education (shakai kyouiku 社会教育) and lifelong learning (shougai gakushuu 生涯学習) in Japan. Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 24(1), 18-36.
Walker, J. & Walter, P. (2018). Learning about social movements through news media: Deconstructing New York Times and Fox News representations of Standing Rock. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 37(4), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/02601370.2018.1485184
Walter, P., Regmi, D. K., & Raj Khanal, P. (2018). Host learning in community-based ecotourism in Nepal: The case of Sirubari and Ghalegaun homestays. Tourism Management Perspectives, 26, 49-58.
Walter, P. & Sen, V. (2018). A geography of ecotourism in Cambodia: Regions, patterns and potentials. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 23(3), 297-311.
Regmi, K. D., & Walter, P. (2017). Modernisation theory, ecotourism policy, and sustainable development for poor countries of the global South: perspectives from Nepal. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 24(1), 1-14.
Walter, P. (2017). Culinary tourism as living history: Staging, tourist performance and perceptions of authenticity in a Thai cooking school. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 12(4), 365-379. https://doi.org/10.1080/1743873X.2016.1207651
Walter, P., & Earl, A. (2017). Public pedagogies of arts-based environmental learning and education for adults. European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults, 8(1), 145-163. https://www.pedocs.de/frontdoor.php?source_opus=14006
Nathan, D., Kelkar, G. & Walter, P. (Eds.) (2004). Globalization and Indigenous Peoples in Asia: Changing the Local-Global Interface. New Delhi, London and Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Kelkar, G., Nathan, D. & Walter, P. (Eds.). (2003). Patriarchy at Odds: Gender Relations in Forest Societies in Asia. New Delhi, London and Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Some Other Interesting Publications
Walter, P. (2016). Travelers’ experiences of authenticity in “hill tribe” tourism in northern Thailand.Tourist Studies, 16(2), 213-220. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468797615594744
Shan, H. & Walter, P. (2015). Growing everyday multiculturalism: Practice-based learning of Chinese immigrants through community gardens in Canada. Adult Education Quarterly 65, 19-34. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0741713614549231
Tran, L.T. & Walter, P. (2014). Ecotourism, gender and development in northern Vietnam. Annals of Tourism Research 44, 116-130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2013.09.005
Walter, P. (2013). Theorising community gardens as pedagogical sites in the food movement.
Walter, P. (2013). Dead wolves, dead birds and dead trees: Catalysts for transformative learning in the making of scientist-environmentalists. 24-42. https://doi.org/10.1177/0741713611426348
Reimer, J.K. & Walter, P. (2012). How do you know it when you see it? Community-based ecotourism in the Cardamom Mountains of southwestern Cambodia. Tourism Management 34, 122-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2012.04.002
Walter, P. (2012). Cultural codes as catalysts for collective conscientisation in environmental adult education: Mr. Floatie, tree squatting and save-our-surfers. Australian Journal of Adult Learning 52(1), 114-134.
Tran, L.T. & Walter, P. (2010). National unity and ethnic identity in a Vietnamese university. Comparative Education Review 54(4), 483-511.
Walter, P. (2009). Local knowledge and adult learning in environmental adult education: Community-based ecotourism in southern Thailand. International Journal of Lifelong Education 28(4), 513-532.
Walter, P. (2009). Philosophies of adult environmental education. Adult Education Quarterly 60(1), 3-25. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0741713609336109
Walter, P. (2007). Activist forest monks, adult learning and the Buddhist environmental movement in Thailand. (3), 248-269.
Walter, P. (2007). Adult learning in New Social Movements: Environmental protest and the struggle for the Clayoquot Sound rainforest. (3), 329-345. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0741713606297444
Walter, P. (2003). Literacy, imagined nations and imperialism: Frontier College and the construction of British Canada, 1899-1933. (1), 42-58. https://doi.org/10.1177/0741713603257090
Jenalee Kluttz, PhD. Environmental Adult Education in the Climate Justice Movement: Lessons of People, Power, and Place in the Shaping of Solutions to Climate Change. (current)
Vicheth Sen, PhD. Higher Education, Democracy and Civically Engaged Citizens in Post-conflict Cambodia. (current)
Linh Thuy Tran, PhD. 2014. Community-Based Ecotourism as a Site of Learning in Environmental Adult Education: A Case Study of Giao Xuan Ecotourism Project, Xuan Thuy National Park in Vietnam. https://open.library.ubc.ca/cIRcle/collections/ubctheses/24/items/1.0167079
Kila Reimer, PhD. 2012. Local Negotiation of Globalised Educational Discourses: The Case of Child Friendly Schools in Rural Cambodia.https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/43691
Tara Gibb, PhD. 2012. Knowledge Economy Discourses and Language Regulation: An Analysis of Policy Processes in Adult English Language Education in Canada. w/ Tara Fenwick, University of Stirling. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/43692
Hiroko Hara, PhD. 2012. The Art of Becoming: Filmmaking and Performance on Cambodian Postcoloniality and Diaspora. w/ Jennifer Chan. Educational Studies. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/43398
Carolina Palacios, PhD. 2011. Social Movements as Learning Communities: Chilean Exiles, Knowledge Production and the Solidarity Movement. Educational Studies. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/37956?show=full
Cindy Hanson, PhD. 2009. Toward Transformative Learning and a Transnational Feminist Pedagogy: Experiences of Activist-Facilitators Working in Development. Educational Studies. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/7103
David Jele, PhD, 2005. Political Economy of Literacy in Development: A Case Study of Educational Policy in Swaziland. Educational Studies. w/ Kjell Rubenson. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/17180
Elizabeth Henry, MA. 2013. Learning Place-Based History at Kits House: A Journey in Decolonization. Adult Learning and Education. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/44190
Anahita Abbas-Nejad-Konjin, MA. 2012. A Gender Analysis of Iranian Middle School Textbooks. Society, Culture and Politics in Education. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/43597
Koyali Burman, MA. 2007. Towards a Gender-Sensitive Model for Program Planning in Distance Education for Development. Adult Education. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/31446
Hiroko Hara, MA, 2006. Diasporic and Transnational Notions of Belonging: A Case Study of Cambodians in Japan. Feminist Approaches to Social Justice in Education. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/17915
Linh Thuy Tran, MA, 2006. Contested Imagined Communities: Higher Education for Ethnic Minority Students in Vietnam. Higher Education. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/31285
Carolina Palacios, MA, 2004. Democracy and Non-violent Structural Change: A Critical Inquiry into the Concept of Civic Society and its Relationships with Adult Learning. Adult Education. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/16207
Mee Lain Ling, MA, 2004. Methodology of Decolonizing Gender and International Development: A View from China. Feminist Approaches to Social Justice in Education. https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/16318?show=full
EDST 314 Social Issues in Education
ADHE 329 Developing Short Courses, Workshops and Seminars
EDST 503 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Adult Learning and Education
EDST 514 Adult Education Program Planning Theory
EDST 518 Theory and Research on Adult Learning
EDST 565 Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Spaces, Intersections & Parallel Worlds
EDST 565 Adult Literacy, Gender & Development: Focus on Asia Pacific
EDST 571 Introduction to Educational Research: Relating Questions, Theories and Methods
EDST 602 Doctoral Seminar