Meghann Ormond (PhD in Geog., Univ. of St Andrews, UK, 2011; PgDip in Geog., Univ. of Lisbon, Portugal, 2005; BA in Middle Eastern Studies and Geog., Univ. of Colorado-Boulder, USA, 2002) is Associate Professor in Cultural Geography.
As a cultural geographer and immigrant commited to engaging with travel's transformative potential, Meghann is deeply invested in and concerned with how differently-mobile people's roots, rights and vulnerabilities are recognised and included in the places they visit and in which they live. Her research focuses on how shifting visions and practices of citizenship and belonging impact transnational mobility, heritage, health and care relationships.
Meghann is co-coordinator of the CSPS Transformative Learning Hub at WUR, the Roots Guide's curator and scientific coordinator, co-founder of Migrantour Utrecht, and involved in Migrantour's Sustainable Routes and Rural Migrantour initiatives. She is a member of the Wageningen Young Academy, and is a Centre for Unusual Collaboration (CUCo) board member and co-developer of its interdisciplinary research training programme. She chairs the MSc Tourism, Society & Environment programme committee. She is also section editor for Globalization and Health and on the editorial board of Current Issues in Tourism.
For more information about her research lines, publications and her teaching and supervision at Wageningen University, visit: http://www.meghannormond.com She can also be found on LinkedIn, Research Gate and Academia.edu.