Shane Pegg, Ph.D., is a faculty member in the Tourism Discipline of the School of Business at The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.
He has been involved in a wide array of research and consultancy projects related to tourism and event management. He has a particular interest in the co-production of accessible tourism and leisure service experiences.
Dr. Pegg received his BA (Rec Mgt.) (Hons) from Griffith University, his MS and Grad Cert in Gerontology from the University of Utah, and his Grad Dip in Management, MBA and PhD from Central Queensland University.
He currently serves as an editorial board member for the Annals of Leisure Research and is the HDR Director for the Tourism Discipline at UQ. He has published over 80 refereed journal articles and book chapters.
His more recent efforts include co-editing with Norma Stumbo and Brent Wolfe the text, Professional Issues in Therapeutic Recreation.
Shane is a past recipient of the Academy’s Future Scholars Award and the American Therapeutic Recreation Association’s Outstanding Professional Award.
In 2016, he was awarded the Publons Sentinels of Science Award in recognition of his contribution internationally as a reviewer for a wide array of tourism, hospitality, and leisure journals.
Dr. Pegg’s areas of expertise include leisure and aging, accessibility and inclusion, and health and well-being