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Faculty and Staff Profile

Gregory Ramshaw

Professor


Office: Lehotsky 292

Phone: 864-656-4205

Email: GRAMSHA@clemson.edu

Personal Website: http://sportheritagereview.com
 

Educational Background

Ph.D. Physical Education and Recreation
University of Alberta 2009

M.A. Heritage Education and Interpretation
Newcastle University 2001

B.A. Political Science
University of Alberta 1997

Courses Taught

1. PRTM 3420: Introduction to Tourism
2. PRTM 3460: Heritage Tourism
3. PRTM 3470: Sport Tourism

Profile

Dr. Gregory Ramshaw is a Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. His research explores the social construction and cultural production of heritage, with a particular interest in sport-based heritage. He is the author of Heritage and Sport: An Introduction (Channel View, 2020) and co-editor (along with Dr. Sean Gammon, University of Central Lancashire) of Baseball and Cultural Heritage (University Press of Florida, 2022).

Research Interests

Critical heritage studies
Heritage and sport
Sport tourism
Tourism development
Health and heritage
Sacred sites
Intersections of history and heritage

Research Publications

Research Since 2011

Books (Authored)

1. Ramshaw, G. (2020). Heritage and Sport: An Introduction. Bristol: Channel View.

Books (Edited)

1. Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (eds.) (2022 in press). Baseball and Cultural Heritage. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

2. Ramshaw, G. (ed.) (2015). Sport Heritage. London: Routledge.

3. Gammon, S., Ramshaw, G., & Waterton, E. (eds.) (2014). Heritage and the Olympics: People, Place and Performance. London: Routledge.

Articles

1. Tobar, F. & Ramshaw, G. (2021 accepted). “Welcome to the EPL”: Analysing the development of football tourism in the English Premier League. Soccer & Society

2. Gammon, S. & Ramshaw, G. (2021). Distancing from the Present: Nostalgia and Leisure in Lockdown. Leisure Sciences, 43(1-2), 131-137.

3. Gremillion, J., Fernandez, M., Ramshaw, G. & Baldwin, E. (2020). The Experiences of Black Participants in Organized Tennis Leagues. International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure, 3(2), 115-133.

4. Hawkins, B., Ramshaw, G., Hooker, T. & Walker, K. (2020). Creating Football Memory Teams: Development and Evaluation of a Football-Themed Reminiscence Therapy Program. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 54(1), 32-47.

5. Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2020). Difference, Dissonance, and Redemption in Sport Heritage: Interpreting the Tangled Legacy of Pete Rose at Two Museums. Journal of Heritage Tourism. 15 (2). 217-227.

6. Ramshaw, G., Gammon, S., & Tobar, F.* (2019). Negotiating the Cultural and Economic Outcomes of Sport Heritage Attractions: The Case of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Journal of Sport & Tourism. 23 (2-3), 79-95.

7. Ramshaw, G. (2019). Long Strange Trips: Tourism, Events, and the Grateful Dead. Event Management. 23 (6), 945-952.

8. Jodice, L., Ramshaw, G., Sirima, A., & Goris, L. (2018). Coastal Gastronomy: Envisioning a South Carolina Seafood Trail, Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 3 (1), 1-16.

9. Cho, H., Lee, H.W., Moore, D., Norman, W.C., Ramshaw, G., (2017). A Multilevel Approach to Scale Development in Sport Tourist Nostalgia. Journal of Travel Research, 56 (8), 1094-1106.

10. Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2017). Towards a Critical Sport Heritage: Implications for Sport Tourism. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 21 (2), 115-131.

11. Ramshaw, G. (2017). Sport Heritage and the Healthy Stadia Agenda: An Overview. Sport in Society, 20 (2), 219-225.

12. Derom, I. & Ramshaw, G. (2016). Leveraging sport heritage to promote tourism destinations: the case of the Tour of Flanders Cyclo event. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 20 (3&4), 263-283.

13. Huang, W., Ramshaw, G. & Norman, W. (2016). Homecoming or Tourism? Diasporia Tourism Experience of Second-Generation Immigrants. Tourism Geographies, 18 (1), 59-79.

14. Powell, R.B., Ramshaw, G., Ogletree, S., & Krafte, K. (2016). Can heritage resources highlight changes to the natural environment caused by climate change? Evidence from the Antarctic tourism experience. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 11 (1), 71-87.

15. Stride, C.B., Thomas, F.E. & Ramshaw, G. (2015). Standing out from the crowd: imagining supporters through sculpture. International Journal of the History of Sport, 32 (14), 1611-1638.

16. Huang, W., Norman, W., Ramshaw, G., & Haller, W. (2015). Transnational Leisure Experience of Second-Generation Immigrants: The Case of Chinese-Americans. Journal of Leisure Research, 47 (1), 102-124.

17. Cho, H., Ramshaw, G. & Norman, W.C. (2014). The Classification of Nostalgia in Sport Tourism. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 19 (2), 145-167.

18. Ramshaw, G. (2014). Too Much Nostalgia? A Decennial Reflection on the Heritage Classic Ice Hockey Event. Event Management. 18 (4), 473-478.

19. Hinch, T. & Ramshaw, G. (2014). Heritage sport tourism in Canada. Tourism Geographies, 16 (2), 237-251.

20. Ramshaw, G. (2014). A Canterbury tale: imaginative genealogies and existential heritage tourism at the St. Lawrence Ground. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 9 (3), 257-269.

21. Ramshaw, G. & Bottelberghe, T. (2014). Pedaling Through the Past: Sport Heritage, Tourism Development, and the Tour of Flanders. Tourism Review International, 18, 23-36.

22. Brittain, I., Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2013). The Marginalisation of Paralympic Heritage. International Journal of Heritage Studies. 19 (2), 171-185.

23. Huang, W., Haller, W., & Ramshaw, G. (2013) Diaspora Tourism and Homeland Attachment: An Exploratory Analysis. Tourism Analysis, 18, 285-296.

24. Ramshaw, G., Gammon, S. & Huang, W. (2013). Acquired Pasts and the Commodification of Borrowed Heritage: The Case of the Bank of America Stadium Tour. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 18 (1), 17-31.

25. Ramshaw, G. (2011). The Construction of Sport Heritage Attractions. Journal of Tourism Consumption and Practice, 3 (1), 1-25.

Editorials

1. Gammon, S., Ramshaw, G., & Wright, R. (2017). Theory in sport tourism: some critical reflections. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 20 (2), 69-74.

2. Ramshaw, G. (2014). Sport, heritage, and tourism. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 9 (3), 191-196.

3. Gammon, S., Ramshaw, G. & Waterton, E. (2013). Examining the Olympics: Heritage, Identity and Performance. International Journal of Heritage Studies. 19 (2), 119-124.

Special Issue Journal Editorship

1. Gammon, S., Ramshaw, G., & Wright, R. (2017). Theory and Sport Tourism. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 20 (2), 69-158.

2. Ramshaw, G. (2014). Sport Heritage and Tourism. Journal of Heritage Tourism. 9 (3), 191-269.

3. Gammon, S., Ramshaw, G., & Waterton, E. (2013). Examining the Olympics: Heritage, Identity and Performance. International Journal of Heritage Studies. 19 (2), 119-228.

Book Chapters

1. Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2022 in press). The Historicization of a Heritage Icon: The Three Ages of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. In G. Ramshaw & S. Gammon (eds.) Baseball and Heritage: People, Place, and Promotion. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

2. Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2022 in press). People, Place, and Promotion: Exploring the Baseball/Heritage Relationship. In G. Ramshaw & S. Gammon (eds.) Baseball and Heritage: People, Place, and Promotion. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

3. Gammon, S. & Ramshaw, G. (2022 in press). Extra Innings: Baseball and Heritage in Times of Change. In G. Ramshaw & S. Gammon (eds.) Baseball and Heritage: People, Place, and Promotion. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

4. Ramshaw, G. (2022 in press). Sport Heritage. In M. Phillips, D. Booth, and C. Adams (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Sport History. London: Routledge.

5. Vanneste, D. & Ramshaw, G. (2021). 2018 Armistice Day in Flanders Fields: how strong is Commemoration at the End of an Era? In S. Sumartojo (ed.) 11 November 2018: Commemoration reframed at the end of the First World War centenary. London: Bloomsbury.

6. Ramshaw, G. (2017). Subaltern Sport Heritages. In B. Onciul, M.L. Stefano & S. Hawke (eds.) Engaging Heritage, Engaging Communities (pp. 179-187). Martlesham: Boydell & Brewer.

7. Ramshaw G. (2017). Assembling Heritage Tourism: The BMW Museum and Factory Tour. In M. Conlin & L. Jolliffe (eds.) Automobile Heritage and Tourism (pp. 49-59). London: Routledge.

8. Ramshaw, G. (2016). Food, heritage, and nationalism. In D. Timothy (ed.) Heritage Cuisines: Traditions, Identities and Tourism (pp. 53-64). London: Routledge.

9. Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2015). Heritage and Sport. In E. Waterton & S. Watson (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Heritage Research (pp. 248-257). London: Palgrave-Macmillan.

10. Gammon, S., Ramshaw, G. & Waterton, E. (2014). Olympic Heritage: past, present and future. In S. Gammon, G. Ramshaw & E. Wateron (eds.) Heritage and the Olympics: People, Place and Performance (pp. 111-114). London: Routledge.

11. Ramshaw, G. (2013). Southern Lament. In J.L. Norman (ed.) 40 Below: Edmonton’s Winter Anthology (pp. 61-64). Edmonton: Wufniks Press.

12. Gammon, S. & Ramshaw, G. (2013). Nostalgia and Sport. A. Fyall & B. Garrod (eds.) Contemporary Cases in Sport (pp.201-220). Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers.

13. Ramshaw, G. (2011). The Athlete Experience: Education, Economics and Interactive Sports Exhibits at the Olympic Hall of Fame and Museum, Canada Olympic Park. In K. Beale (ed.), Museums at Play: Games, Interaction and Learning (pp. 462-473). London: Museums Etc.

Case Studies

1. Ramshaw, G. (2018). Focus Point – Heritage, Nostalgia and Outdoor Ice Hockey. In T. Hinch & J. Higham, Sport Tourism Development (3rd Edition) (pp. 209-211). Clevedon: Channel View Publications.

2. Derom, I. & Ramshaw, G. (2018). Focus Point – Tour of Flanders Cyclo Event. In T. Hinch & J. Higham, Sport Tourism Development (3rd Edition) (pp. 174-176). Clevedon: Channel View Publications.

3. Ramshaw, G. (2011). Focus Point – Coming Home: Twickenham Stadium Tours. In T. Hinch & J. Higham, Sport Tourism Development (2nd Edition) (pp. 198-200). Clevedon: Channel View Publications.

Book Reviews

1. Ramshaw, G. (2017). Review of The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Life of Houston’s Iconic Astrodome by Robert C. Trumpbour and Kenneth Womack. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 20 (1), 65-66.

2. Ramshaw, G. (2016). Review of Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan by Peter Oborne. Journal of Sport History, 43(3), 363-364.

3. Ramshaw, G. (2016). Review of Tourism and Cricket: Travels to the Boundary by Tom Baum and Richard Butler (eds.). Event Management, 20(3), 463-464.

4. Ramshaw, G. (2016). Review of Britain’s Lost Cricket Festivals by Chris Arnot. Event Management, 20(1), 217-218.

5. Ramshaw, G. (2015). Review of Wrigley Field: the long life and contentious times of the friendly confines by Stuart Shea. Cultural Sociology, 9(4), 584-585.

6. Ramshaw, G. (2012). Review of Representing the Sporting Past in Museums and Halls of Fame by Murray G. Phillips (ed.). Annals of Leisure Research 15(3), 312-313.

7. Ramshaw, G. (2012). Review of Cultural Heritage and Tourism: An Introduction by Dallen J. Timothy. The Northern Review (35), 201-204.

Honors and Awards

2017 – Present
Faculty Fellow
Robert H. Brooks Sports Science Institute
Clemson University

2012 – 2015, 2019 - 2021
Visiting Fellow – European Commission Scholar
Faculty of Science
University of Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

American Therapeutic Recreation Association (2018). Excellence in Education Award for the Clemson Football Memories Project. Award shared with B. Hawkins, T. Hooker & K. Walker.

Clemson University (2015), College of Heath, Education and Human Development Excellence in Research Award

Links

Sport Heritage Review Blog

Sport Heritage Review Twitter

Sport Heritage Review Facebook

Gregory Ramshaw ResearchGate Page


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