Outi Rantala, Leader of the project, Associate professor of Tourism Research

The leader, associate professor Outi Rantala (PhD in 2012) brings her expertise from applying environmental social science approaches in tourism contexts to the project. Rantala has participated in several research projects, acted as an associate professor at UiT – the Arctic University of Norway for two years. She is an active member of several research networks, such as the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Tourism, Sustainable Change Research Network, and Adventure Tourism Research Association.