Researcher biography

Shane Pegg, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer in the Tourism Discipline of the School of Business at The University of Queensland, Australia. He has been involved in a wide array of research and consultancy projects related to tourism and event management. He has a particular interest in the co-production of accessible tourism and leisure service experiences. Dr. Pegg received his BA (Rec Mgt.) (Hons) from Griffith University, his MSc and Grad Cert in Gerontology from the University of Utah, and his MBA and PhD from Central Queensland University. A passionate advocate for therapeutic recreation in Australia, he has published a wide range of refereed journal articles and book chapters and is a past recipient of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association's Outstanding Professional Award. In 2017, Shane's contribution to the field was internationally recognised with his election as a Fellow of The Academy of Leisure Sciences.