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Christine M.Van Winkle

University of Manitoba
Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
Dr. Van Winkle is a festival and event Professor and researcher who has partnered with more that 20 festivals and 10 attractions with in Canada and the United Stated to understand attendees experiences.  As a former festival co-ordinator and consultant Dr. Van Winkle brings both practical insight and theory based knowledge to inform practice. Her current research on festival and event emergency management aims to provide evidence to support best practices. Dr. Van Winkle’s work has been published widely and appears in a range of tourism, festival and event journals and books. Both The International Travel and Tourism Research Association and the International Journal of Event and Festival Management have honoured her research with multiple awards.