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Faculty and Staff Profile

Gregory Ramshaw

Associate 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 an Associate 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 is currently co-editing (along with Dr. Sean Gammon, University of Central Lancashire) the text "Baseball: Heroes, Heritage, and Home" for University Press of Florida. Current research projects also include examining the use of sport-based heritage in reminiscence therapy programs, as well as exploring the burdens of heritage in sport with a particular focus on UK-based football (soccer) organizations.

 Research Interests

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

 Research Publications

(Since 2008)

Books (Authored)

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

Books (Edited)

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

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

Gammon, S. & Ramshaw, G. (eds.) (2007). Heritage, Sport and Tourism: Sporting Pasts – Tourist Futures. London: Routledge.

Manuscripts

Hawkins, B., Ramshaw, G., Hooker, T. & Walker, K. (2019 in press). Creating Football Memory Teams: Development and Evaluation of a Football-Themed Reminiscence Therapy Program. Therapeutic Recreation Journal

Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2019 in press). Difference, Dissonance, and Redemption in Sport Heritage: Interpreting the Tangled Legacy of Pete Rose at Two Museums. Journal of Heritage Tourism doi.org/10.1080/1743873X.2019.1609002

Ramshaw, G. (2019 in press). Long Strange Trips: Tourism, Events, and the Grateful Dead. Event Management. 23 (6), doi.org/10.3727/152599519X15506259855850

Jodice, L., Ramshaw, G., Sirima, A., & Goris, L. (2018). Rural Trails, Regional Differences: Community, Capacity and Leadership in Envisioning a South Carolina Seafood Trail, Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 3 (1), 1-16.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Ramshaw, G. (2010) Remembering the Rink: Hockey, Figure Skating and the Development of Community League Recreation in Edmonton. Prairie Forum, 35 (2), 27-42.

Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2010). On Home Ground? Twickenham Stadium Tours and the Construction of Sport Heritage. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 5 (2), 87-102.

Ramshaw, G. (2010). Living Heritage and the Sports Museum: Athletes, Legacy and the Olympic Hall of Fame and Museum, Canada Olympic Park. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 15 (1), 45-70.

Journals (Full/Special Issue)

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Mason, D., Ramshaw, G. & Hinch, T. (2008). Sports Facilities and Transnational Corporations: Anchors of Urban Tourism Development. In C.M. Hall and T. Coles (eds.) Tourism and International Business: Global issues, contemporary interactions (pp. 220-237). New York: Routledge.

Book Chapters (Reprint)

Stride, C.B., Thomas, F.E. & Ramshaw, G. (2018). Standing out from the crowd: imagining supporters through sculpture. In M. Dryeson (eds.) Sport in the Americas: Local, Regional, National, and International Perspectives (pp. 20-42). London: Routledge.

Derom, I. & Ramshaw, G. (2018). Leveraging sport heritage to promote tourism destinations: the case of the Tour of Flanders Cyclo event. In B.D. Moyle, T. Hinch & J. Higham (eds.) Sport Tourism and Sustainable Destinations (pp. 106-127). London: Routledge.

Ramshaw, G. (2018). Sport Heritage and the Healthy Stadia Agenda: An Overview. In D. Parnell, K. Curran, & M. Philpott (eds.) Healthy Stadia: An Insight from Policy to Practice (pp. 40-47). London: Routledge.

Ramshaw, G. (2015). Sport, heritage, and tourism. In G. Ramshaw (ed.) Sport Heritage (pp. 1-6). London: Routledge.

Ramshaw, G. (2015). A Canterbury tale: imaginative genealogies and existential heritage tourism at the St. Lawrence Ground. In G. Ramshaw (ed.) Sport Heritage (pp. 67-80). London: Routledge.

Brittain, I., Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2014). The Marginalisation of Paralympic Heritage. In S. Gammon, G. Ramshaw & E. Wateron (eds.) Heritage and the Olympics: People, Place and Performance (pp. 53-67). London: Routledge.

Gammon, S., Ramshaw, G. & Waterton, E. (2014). Examining the Olympics: Heritage, Identity and Performance. In S. Gammon, G. Ramshaw & E. Wateron (eds.) Heritage and the Olympics: People, Place and Performance (pp. 1-6). London: Routledge.

Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S. (2007). More than just Nostalgia? Exploring the Heritage/Sport Tourism Nexus. In S. Gammon & G. Ramshaw (eds.) Heritage, Sport and Tourism: Sporting Pasts – Tourist Futures (pp. 9-22). London: Routledge.

Invited Case Studies

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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
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