PhD, Recreation Resources, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
MS, College Student Personnel Administration, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
BA, French and Anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2016-present, Associate Professor Emerita, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley,
2005-2016, Associate Professor of Recreation, Tourism & Hospitality, University of
Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
1999-2005, Assistant Professor of Recreation, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley,
1996-1998, Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Colorado State University, Fort
Research/Areas of Interest
Community Place-Building and Sustainable Tourism
Heritage and Civic Tourism
Interpretation and Storytelling in Tourism and Hospitality
Corporate Social Responsibility in the Tourism Industry
Thomas, D.F., Gould, J., Gaede, D.B., and Jurin, R.R. (2011). Transformational place
building: A mixed method exploration of small businesses. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 5(4), 286-299.
Gould, J., Moore, D., Karlin, N.J., Gaede, D.B., Walker, J., and Dotterweich, A.R.
(2011). Measuring Serious Leisure in Chess: Model Confirmation and Method Bias. Leisure Sciences, 33(4), 332-340.
Gaede, D. B., Strickert, D. & Jurin, R. R. (2010). Nature-Based Tourism Businesses
in Colorado: Interpreting Environmental Ethics and Responsible Behavior. Journal of Tourism Insights, 1(1), 52-57.
Thomas, D.F., Gaede, D., Jurin, R.R., and Connolly, L.S. (2008). Understanding the
link between business organizations and community sense of place: The place-based
network model. Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society, 39(3), 33-45.