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Salmond, Jacqueline (PhD)

Instructor I
Department of Integrated Studies
Office: MOD1 0015
Phone: 239-590-7679

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Ph.D., Human Geography, University of Kentucky, 2010
M.A., Geography, University of South Florida, 2004
B.A., Geography, University of South Florida, 2002

Research and Teaching Interests

Jacqueline's research focuses on sustainable development with an emphasis on participatory action research. Past projects have explored the role of tourism for development; utilizing tourism as a technique to promote sustainable social improvements. She is particularly interested in highlighting social sustainability as a motivation for community participation with small-scale tourism development. Alongside this, she is interested in how people and places are represented through digital technologies, particularly video games. She is committed to experiential learning and civic engagement as part of the educational process. She incorporates a global perspective throughout her teaching and encourages student engagement with international learning and study abroad.

Courses Offered

A Sustainable Future: University Colloquium (focus: Sustainable Tourism, Environmental Humanities)
Introduction to Geography
Foundations of Civic Engagement
Issues in Culture and Society
Global Sustainable Design
Environmental Humanities


Selected Publications
  • Salmond, J., 2018. Introduction to Geography: The World in Context, Great River Learning, Dubuque, IA.
  • Salmond, J., 2016. Exploring Tourism Communities: Concepts of Home and Away, in J. Rickly, K. Hannam and M. Mostafanezhad (Eds.) Tourism and Leisure Mobilities: Politics, Work and Play: Routledge, New York, 79-91.
  • Salmond, J., and Salmond, M., 2016. The Virtual Tourist: The Simulated Environments and Impossible Geographies of Videogames, in P. Long, and N. Morpeth, (Eds) Tourism and the Creative Industries: Theories, Policies and Practices. Routledge, London, 151-163.
  • Salmond, J., 2015. The Role of Tourism in Post-Disaster Recovery: A Case Study of Patong Beach, Phuket, in G.A. Tobin and B.E. Montz (Eds) Evolving Approaches to Understanding Natural Hazards. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 396-410.

Conference Presentations

Recent Conference Presentations
  • "Teaching Sustainable Design: Partnerships for the Future" at Paris Design Summit, (Paris, France) 2019
  • "Using the Earth Charter to Teach Social Sustainability" at The Earth Charter Conference, (San Jose, Costa Rica) 2019
  • "The Gamer as Tourist" at Association of American Geographers Conference, (San Francisco, CA) 2016.

Grants & Awards

  • 2019-2020: Collaborative Online International Learning Fellow, FGCU
  • 2019: Professional Development grant, FGCU
  • 2019: Professional Development Enhancement Award, FGCU.
  • 2018: Professional Development grant, FGCU

Jacqueline loves to travel especially if it involves scuba diving or snorkeling. When not travelling she spends time with her two dogs.