Dr. Agnes Nowaczek is a Professor at the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Sport at Niagara College. Outside of academia, Dr. Nowaczek is an Ecotourism Consultant and TICO Certified Travel Counsellor, aiming to create deeper connections between travelers and nature. She has completed projects in Poland, Peru, Costa Rica and North America, all centered around Sustainable Tourism, and Ecotourism in particular.
Dr. Nowaczek is currently pursuing several projects related to her earlier work on experiential education for students, as well as new projects examining the authenticity of ecotourism activities and building regional identity and resilience through Culinary Tourism.
To support her colleagues, Dr. Nowaczek serves as the reviewer of peer-reviewed journals and books, and as the Associate Editor for the Journal of Ecotourism.