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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Charles Chancellor

Associate Professor
Directeur Sportif, Bicycle Research Team

Office: 100A3 Sirrine Hall

Phone: 864-986-1832


Educational Background

PhD Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Management
Clemson 2005

MA Industrial Technology
Appalchian State 1987

ME Health, Physical Education, & Recreation
Bowling Green 1993

BS Industrial Distribution
Western Carolina 1985

Courses Taught

Introduction to tourism
Community tourism development
Perspectives on international tourism
EDGE immersion semester courses (Core PRTM courses for sophomores)
Behavioral aspects of PRTM
MS Capstone

Research Interests

Sustainable tourism, Bicycle tourism, Bicycles and accompanying infrastructure as part of community development, Bicycles a medium for youth development

Recent/current projects:
* Outride Fund Evaluation. The Outride Fund supports a large variety of community based bicycling programs.
*University of South Carolina Beaufort. An evaluation of the USCB Center for Event Management and Hospitality Training: A mixed-method approach.
*Centers for Disease Control, High Obesity Program, through Clemson University’s Public Health Sciences Department to help develop pedestrian/biking plans for 3 communities in the Low Country of SC.
*Doodle trail user survey report for the City of Pickens, South Carolina.

Research Publications

Waters, A.B., & Chancellor, H.C. (2022). Bridging capital in community conservation: A case study of the Taos Community Conservation Plan. Society & Natural Resources. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2022.2078525

Dudley, K., Duffy, L.N., Chancellor, H.C. (2021). Connecting macro sociocultural institutions and the U.S. tourism workforce: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Tourism Quarterly, 3(3), 149-165

Chancellor, H.C., Townson, L.E., & Duffy, L.N.(2021).Independent destination ambassador programs: Building informed tourist friendly destinations.Journal of Destination Marketing and Management.DOI 10.1016/j.jdmm.2021.100639.

Clanton, T.R., Chancellor, H.C., Pinckney IV, H, P., Balidemaj, V., & Hadiandehkordi, P. (2021). Bicycling as a positive youth development mechanism. Journal of Parks and Recreation Association.DOI 10.18666/JPRA-2021-10589.

Chen, L-H., Chancellor, H.C. (2020). Examining the leisure use of a bicycle-share program: A case study of YouBike in Taipei. Journal of Leisure Research.51(2), 183-205. DOI 10.1080/00222216.2019.1660598.

Chen, L-H., & Chancellor, H.C. (2019). A conceptual framework for integrating bicycle friendliness into community development. Community Development.50, 589-606. DOI 10.1080/15575330.2019.1663226.

Chen, L-H., & Chancellor, H.C. (2019). Examining attitudes toward bicycle-share program use: A dual-process theory approach. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 62,769-781. DOI10.1016/j.trf.2019.03.007

Seaman, A., Farmer, J.A., Chancellor, H.C., Sirima, A., & Mgonja, J. (2018). Conserving nostalgia: Exploring private land protection patterns. Journal of EnvironmentalStudies and Sciences. DOI10.1007/s13412-018-0500-y.

Yu, C-P., Cole, S.T., & Chancellor, H.C. (2018). Resident support for tourism development in rural Midwestern (USA)communities: Perceived tourism impacts and community quality of life perspective.Sustainability. DOI 10.3390/su10030802.

Ruseva, T., Farmer, J.R., Chancellor, H.C. (2016). Networking for conservation: Social capital and perceptions of organizational success among land trust boards.Ecology and Society, 21(2):50-72

Farmer, J.R., Chancellor, H.C., Brenner, J.C., Whitacre, J., Knackmuhs, E. (2016). To ease or not to ease: Interest in conservation easements among landowners in Brown County, Indiana. Professional Geographer. DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2015.1129910.

Duffy, L.N., Stone, G., Chancellor, H.C., & Kline C.S., (2015). Tourism development in the Dominican Republic: An examination of the economic impact to coastal households. Tourism and Hospitality Research. DOI. 10.1177/1467358415613118.

Duffy, L. N., Kline, C., Mowatt, R.A., & Chancellor, H.C. (2015). Women in tourism: Shifting Gender Ideology in the Dominican Republic? Annals of Tourism Research, 52,72-86.

Farmer, J.R., Meretsky, V., Knapp, D., Chancellor, H.C., & Fischer, B.C. (2015). Why agree to a conservation easement? A behavioral approach to understanding the decision of conservation easement granting. Landscape and Urban Planning, 138,11-19.

Yu, C-P. Cole, S.T., & Chancellor, H.C. (2014). Assessing community quality of life in the context of tourism development: Tourism-related community quality of life (TCQOL) approach. Journal of Applied Research in Quality of Life. DOI:10.1007/s11482-014-9359-6.

Zhang, Y., Cole, S.T., & Chancellor, H.C. (2014). Facilitation of the SUS-TAS application with parsimony, predictive validity, and global interpretation examination. Journal of Travel Research. DOI:10.1177/0047287514535848.

Farmer, J.R., Chancellor, H.C., Robinson, J., Weddell, M., & West, S. (2014). Agrileisure: Farmers markets, CSAs, and the privilege in eating local. Journal of Leisure Research, 46(3), 313-328.

Zhang, Y., Cole, S.T., & Chancellor, H.C. (2013). Residents’ preferences for involvement in tourism development and influences from individual profiles. Tourism Planning & Development. 10(3), 267-284.

Duffy, L.N., Mowatt, R.A., Chancellor, H.C., & Cardenas, D. (2012). Machismo-Marianismo and the involvement of women in a community-based tourism project in Ecuador, South America. Tourism Analysis, 17(6), 791-803.

Corning, S.E., Mowatt, R.A., & Chancellor, H.C. (2012). Benefits and concerns of adjacent trail neighbors. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 138(4), 277-285.

Chancellor, H.C. (2012). Applying travel pattern data to destination development and marketing decisions. Tourism Planning & Development, 9(3), 321-332.

Mosely, M.Y., & Chancellor, H.C. (2012). Mental accounting and festival visitors’ expenditures: An exploration for new factors. Event Management, 16(1), 51-64.

Chancellor, H.C. (2012). Assessing the intention of land trust representatives to collaborate with tourism entities in natural areas protection Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 20(2), 277-296.

Coe, E.E., Chancellor, H.C., & Young, S. (2011). Motives, benefits, constraints, and needs of bicycle commuters: Implications for creating healthy, sustainable communities. International Federation of Parks and Recreation Administration World, (September), 6-7.

Farmer, J.R., Chancellor, H.C., & Fischer, B.C. (2011). Space to romp and roam, how open space and natural areas may impact land conservation behavior. Natural Areas Journal, 31(4), 340-348.

Farmer, J.R., Chancellor, H.C., Gooding, A., Shubowitz, D., & Bryant, A (2011). A tale of four farmers' markets: Recreation and leisure as a catalyst for sustainability. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 29(3), 11-23.

Mowatt, R.A., & Chancellor, H.C. (2011). Visiting death and life: Dark tourism and slave castles. Annals of Tourism Research, 38(4), 1410-1434.

Shi, L., Cole, S.T., & Chancellor, H.C. (2011). Understanding leisure travel motivations of travelers with acquired mobility impairments. Tourism Management, 33(1), 228-231.

Yu, C.P., Chancellor, H.C., & Cole, S.T. (2011). Examining the effects of tourism impacts on resident quality of life: Evidence from rural Midwestern communities in the USA. International Journal of Tourism Sciences, 11(2), 161-186.

Farmer, J.R., Knapp, D., Meretsky V., Chancellor, H.C., & Fisher, B.C. (2011). Motivations influencing the adoption of conservation easements. Conservation Biology, 25(4), 827-834.

Farmer, J.R., Chancellor, H.C., & Fischer, B. (2011). Motivations for using conservation easements as a land protection mechanism: A mixed methods analysis. Natural Areas Journal, 31(1), 80-87.

Chancellor, H.C., Norman, W.C., Farmer, J.R., & Coe, E. E. (2010). Tourism organizations and land trusts: a sustainable approach to natural resource conservation? Journal of Sustainable Tourism, DOI:10.1080/09669582.2010.524703.

Chancellor, H.C., Yu, C.P., & Cole, S.T. (2010). Exploring quality of life perceptions in rural Midwestern (USA) communities: An application of the core-periphery concept in a tourism development context. International Journal of Tourism Research, DOI/10.1002/jtr.823/full.

Yu, C.P., Chancellor, H.C., & Cole, S.T. (2009). Measuring residents’ attitudes toward sustainable tourism: A reexamination of the sustainable tourism attitude (SUS-TAS) scale. Journal of Travel Research, DOI:10.1177/0047287509353189.

Cole, S.T., & Chancellor, H.C. (2009). Examining the festival attributes that impact visitor experience, satisfaction and re-visit intention. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 15(4), 323-333.

Chancellor, H.C., & Cole, S.T. (2008). Using geographic information system to visualize travel patterns and market research data. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 25(3/4), 341-354. Received Martin Oppermann Memorial Award- Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing Best Article of the Year.

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