Dr Mucha Mkono
Mucha Mkono
ARC DECRA Fellow
  • PhD, Tourism Management (Southern Cross University)
  • BCom(Hons), Tourism Management (Midlands State University)
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+61 7 336 56580
Room 450, GP North Building, St. Lucia Campus

    I am passionate about the human issues within tourism practice. My work draws from social media and ethnographic approaches to understand tourist experience, tourist behaviour, tourism policy, cultural worldviews, and socio-ethical dilemmas of tourism.

    Distinctions

    May 2015 Emerging Scholar of Distinction
    September 2014 Chancellor's Medal for Outstanding PhD Thesis

    Major research grants

    Title Agency Year Amount
    Tourism and trophy hunting ethics 2.0: The role of cyberactivism ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2017-2019 $366,000
    Anti-trophy hunting 2.0: using social media and ethnography to examine the role and effectiveness of cyberactivism against trophy hunting in tourism UQ Early Career Researcher 2016 $16,000