Emily Höckert, Post-doc researcher

Emily Höckert (D. Soc.Sci, University of Lapland) is Tourism researcher specialized in questions around ethics, hospitality and multispecies storytelling in tourism settings. Her research explores the multiple ways in which different kinds of hosts and guests – human and non-human – welcome and take care of each other. Emily is the author of Negotiating Hospitality (2018), and co-author of Researching with Proximity (2023) and Disruptive Tourism and Its Untidy Guests (2014), which all discuss about relational ways of being, knowing and becoming. 

Emily is a coordinator of Sustainable Naturecultures and Multispecies Futures – research community at the the University of Lapland. The research community brings together scientists from across Social Sciences disciplines, in a time of planetary change. Emily has earlier worked in ARCTISEN-project, which focused on enhancing culturally sensitive tourism across the Arctic.