Author Bios (50 Words)

Tammy Koerte:

Tammy Koerte is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management at Pennsylvania State University. Tammy’s research interests are in tourism and community development. Her current research examines the impacts of tourism on youth residing in tourism destinations.

Deborah Kerstetter:

Professor of Recreation, Park and Tourism Management in the College of Health and Human Development, Dr. Kerstetter conducts research related to the underlying factors affecting individuals’ travel decisions. She also studies the cultural and social impacts of travel and tourism on individuals and communities.



Career Aspirations and Migration Intentions of Youth Living in a Tourism Destination