Regina Scheyvens Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
heads the Institute of Development Studies at Massey University, New Zealand. She combines a passion for teaching about international development with research on tourism and development. She has a particular interest in sustainable development options for people living in small island states. In addition to Development Fieldwork
, Regina has published books on Tourism and Poverty
(2010) and Tourism for Development: Empowering Communities
(2002), along with articles on topics such as backpacker tourism, ecotourism, sustainable tourism and empowerment.