The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

Dr. H. Charles Chancellor

Directeur Sportif - Bicycle Research Team
Associate Professor
Email: hchance@clemson.edu
Tel: 864-656-2210
Location: 279 Lehotsky Hall

B.S. Industrial Distribution, Western Carolina University
M.S. Industrial Technology, Appalachian State University
M.E. Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Bowling Green State University
Ph.D Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Clemson University

Area of Specialty: Travel and Tourism

Research Interests:
  • Bicycle tourism
  • Integrating bicycle friendliness into community development
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Tourism planning
  • Land trusts collaboration with tourism entities
  • Lade conservation
Publications: (last 5 years)

Yu, C-P. Cole, S. T., & Chancellor, H. C. (2014). Assessing community quality of life in the context of tourism development: Tourism-related community quality of life (TCQOL) approach. Journal of Applied Research in Quality of Life. DOI:10.1007/s11482-014-9359-6.

Zhang, Y., Cole, S. T., & Chancellor, H. C. (2014). Facilitation of the SUS-TAS application with parsimony, predictive validity, and global interpretation examination. Journal of Travel Research. DOI:10.1177/0047287514535848.

Farmer, J. R., Chancellor, H. C., Robinson, J., Weddell, M., & West, S. (2014). Agrileisure: Farmers markets, CSAs, and the privilege in eating local. Journal of Leisure Research, 46(3), 313-328.

Zhang, Y., Cole, S. T., & Chancellor, H. C. (2013). Residents’ preferences for involvement in tourism development and influences from individual profiles. Tourism Planning & Development. DOI:10.1080/21568316.2012.747984

Duffy, L. N., Mowatt, R. A., Chancellor, H. C., & Cardenas, D. (2012). Machismo-Marianismo and the involvement of women in a community-based tourism project in Ecuador, South America. Tourism Analysis, 17(6), 791-803.

Corning, S. E., Mowatt, R. A., & Chancellor, H. C. (2012). Benefits and concerns of adjacent trail neighbors. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 138(4), 277-285.

Chancellor, H. C. (2012). Applying travel pattern data to destination development and marketing decisions. Tourism Planning & Development, 9(3), 321-332.

Mosely, M. Y., & Chancellor, H. C. (2012). Mental accounting and festival visitors’ expenditures: An exploration for new factors. Event Management, 16(1), 51-64.

Chancellor, H. C. (2012). Assessing the intention of land trust representatives to collaborate with tourism entities in natural areas protection Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 20(2), 277-296.

Coe, E. E., Chancellor, H. C., & Young, S. (2011). Motives, benefits, constraints, and needs of bicycle commuters: Implications for creating healthy, sustainable communities.  International Federation of Parks and Recreation Administration World, (September), 6-7.

Farmer, J. R., Chancellor, H. C., & Fischer, B. C. (2011). Space to romp and roam, how open space and natural areas may impact land conservation behavior. Natural Areas Journal, 31(4), 340-348.

Farmer, J. R., Chancellor, H. C., Gooding, A., Shubowitz, D., & Bryant, A. (2011). A tale of four farmers markets: Recreation and leisure as a catalyst for sustainability. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 29(3), 11-23.

Mowatt, R. A., & Chancellor, H. C. (2011). Visiting death and life: Dark tourism and slave castles. Annals of Tourism Research, 38(4), 1410-1434.

Shi, L., Cole, S. T., & Chancellor, H. C. (2011). Understanding leisure travel motivations of travelers with acquired mobility impairments. Tourism Management, 33(1), 228-231.

Yu, C. P., Chancellor, H. C., & Cole, S. T. (2011). Examining the effects of tourism impacts on resident quality of life: Evidence from rural Midwestern communities in USA. International Journal of Tourism Sciences, 11(2), 161-186.

Farmer, J. R., Knapp, D., Meretsky V., Chancellor, H. C., & Fisher, B. C. (2011). Motivations influencing the adoption of conservation easements. Conservation Biology, 25(4), 827-834.

Farmer, J. R., Chancellor, H. C., & Fischer, B. (2011). Motivations for using conservation easements as a land protection mechanism: A mixed methods analysis. Natural Areas Journal, 31(1), 80-87.

Chancellor, H. C., Norman, W. C., Farmer, J. R., & Coe, E. E. (2010). Tourism organizations and land trusts: a sustainable approach to natural resource conservation? Journal of Sustainable Tourism, DOI:10.1080/09669582.2010.524703.

Chancellor, H. C., Yu, C. P., & Cole, S. T. (2010). Exploring quality of life perceptions in rural Midwestern (USA) communities: An application of the core-periphery concept in a tourism development context. International Journal of Tourism Research, DOI/10.1002/jtr.823/full.

Yu, C. P., Chancellor, H. C., & Cole, S. T. (2009).  Measuring residents’ attitudes toward sustainable tourism: A reexamination of the sustainable tourism attitude (SUS-TAS) scale. Journal of Travel Research, DOI:10.1177/0047287509353189.

Cole, S. T., & Chancellor, H. C. (2009). Examining the festival attributes that impact visitor experience, satisfaction and re-visit intention. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 15(4), 323-333.

Chancellor, H. C., & Cole, S .T. (2008). Using geographic information system to visualize travel patterns and market research data. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 25(3/4), 341-354. Received Martin Oppermann Memorial Award - Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing Best Article of the Year.

Grants and Self-funded Research Projects:

Monroe County, IN Convention & Visitors Bureau, (2012). Visitor behavior and tourism’s economic impact in Monroe County, IN.  $10,000.

Appalachian State University Faculty Research Program (2012). The role of social capital and tourism in land trust representatives’ conservation decisions. $10,000.

Great Lakes Park Training Institute, Small Grant Research Program, (2012). Columbus People Trails user survey, Spring 2013. $4,000.  

School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Associate Dean’s Seed Money, (2011). Protecting and conserving private land using local and regional non-profit land trusts. $4,500. Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs, Multidisciplinary Ventures and Seminars Fund, (2010). Funding supported campus wide Tourism Studies Workshop. $3500.

School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Associate Dean’s Seed Money, (2010).  Facilitating partnerships between the RPTS Tourism Management Program and Constanza Ecotourism Cluster, in Constanza, Dominican Republic. $6000.

Economic Opportunities for Region 9,2015 (EcO15), The Lilly Endowment, (2009). Tourism and hospitality study for Region 9: Needs assessment, career opportunities, and the impact of tourism to the local communities. $169,453.

Monroe County Convention & Visitors Bureau, (2009). Study of tourism’s economic impact in Monroe County, IN.  $6,912.

Courses Taught: Undergraduate:
  • Community tourism development
  • Sustainable tourism
  • GIS for Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Organizations

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