Robert A. Robertson, Ph.D.

Robert A. Robertson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


  • Public Access to NH Lakes and Great Ponds: A Statewide Needs Assessment
  • New Hampshire Route 1A/1B Scenic Byway Management Plan and Implementation Strategy
  • Assessing the Social Impacts of the Development of Commercially Viable Groundfish Aquaculture Industry in the Northeast
  • Study of Public Knowledge, Perceptions, Behaviors and Preferences for Specific Non-point Pollution Management Practices in the Oyster River Watershed


  • 1990 Ph.D. Leisure Behavior, University of Illinois at U/C
  • 1984 M.A.I.S. Anthropology, Oregon State University
  • 1981 B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Western Illinois University

Teaching Responsibilities

  • TOUR 400: Introduction to Tourism
  • TOUR 510: Tourism and Global Understanding
  • TOUR 560: Special Topics (Heritage Tourism Planning and Rural Tourism Development
  • TOUR 705/RAM 805: Ecotourism: Development for the Environment
  • TOUR 767/RAM 867: Social Impact Assessment

Selected Publications

"Voluntary Compliance as a Scenic and Cultural Resource Protection Tool: A Critical Review of Wisconsin's Rustic Road Program", Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 1993.

"Off-farm Impacts of Soil Erosion of Recreation: The Case of Red Rock Reservoir in Central Iowa", Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 1994.

"The Interface Between Commercial & Industrial Development and Recreation Use in an Urban River Corridor" Journal of Leisure Research, 1993.

University-Based Education & Training Programs in Ecotourism or Nature Based Tourism in the USA", Journal of Natural Resources and Agriculture Education, 1996.

Rob Robertson
James Hall, Room G70
Durham, NH 03824