Naam
Naamdr. ME Ormond
RoepnaamMeghann
Emailmeghann.ormond@wur.nl

Werk
OmschrijvingUniversitair Hoofddocent
OrganisatieDepartement Omgevingswetenschappen
OrganisatieeenheidCultural Geography
Telefoon+31 317 486 199
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BezoekadresDroevendaalsesteeg 3
6708PB, WAGENINGEN
Gebouw/Kamer101/B326
PostadresPostbus 47
6700AA, WAGENINGEN
Bodenummer531
Nevenwerkzaamheden
  • Associate Professors' Sounding Board - LNVH
    mei 2020 - Nu

    https://www.lnvh.nl/uhd-sounding-board

  • Migration and Mobilities Section Editor - Globalization and Health (journal)
    mei 2020 - mei 2025

  • Trustee - Expatriate Archive Centre
    okt 2016 - mei 2025

  • Editorial Board Member - Current Issues in Tourism (journal)
    mei 2016 - mei 2025


Biografie

Meghann Ormond (PhD in Geog., Univ. of St Andrews, UK, 2011; PgDip in Geog., Univ. of Lisbon, Portugal, 2005; BA in Middle Eastern Studies and Geog., Univ. of Colorado-Boulder, USA, 2002) is Associate Professor in Cultural Geography.

As a cultural geographer, an immigrant and someone fascinated by the transformative potential of travel, Meghann is deeply invested in and concerned with how differently-mobile people's roots, rights and vulnerabilities are recognised and included in the places they visit and in which they live. Her research focuses on how shifting visions and practices of citizenship and belonging transform transnational mobility, heritage, health and care relationships. For more information about her research lines, publications and her teaching and supervision at Wageningen University, visit: http://www.meghannormond.com She can also be found on Research Gate and Academia.edu.  

Meghann is co-coordinator of the CSPS Transformative Learning Hub at WUR, Roots Guide curator and scientific coordinator. An Expatriate Archive Centre trustee, she also is a member of the Wageningen Young Academy, the IBG's Participatory Geographies Research Group committee, and the LNVH Associate Professor Sounding Board. She is the chair of the MSc Tourism, Society & Environment programme committee. Meghann is also deputy editor of Globalization and Health and on the editorial board of Current Issues in Tourism.

Meghann is interested in supervising students on the following topics:

  • migration and migrant heritage-making
  • tourism-migration nexus
  • transformative and experiential learning 
  • travel as a tool for global citizenship education
  • localhood and the politics of presence
  • international medical travel

Students interested in doing a thesis on one of these themes are invited to contact her by email (meghann.ormond [@] wur.nl).


Expertiseprofiel
Expertise
Sociale media
  Meghann Ormond op Linkedin
  Meghann Ormond on Twitter
  Meghann Ormond op ResearchGate
  Meghann Ormond op Google Scholar Citations
  Cultural Geography (GEO) op Facebook

Publicaties
Publicatielijsten

Projecten

Meghann Ormond focuses on how shifting visions and practices of citizenship and belonging transform transnational mobility, heritage, health and care relationships. Her work is situated at the intersections of migration studies, health and social geographies, disability studies and tourism studies. It is concerned with post-national, relational conceptualisations of care, responsibility and interdependence, and the governance of these. 

Main research lines:

1) Transnational healthcare: How are the medical and long-term care needs of different transnationally-mobile populations being supported and met in an era of intensified global mobility? Check out https://www.meghannormond.com/transnational-health-care 

2) Migrant heritage: How are the experiences of transnationally-mobile people included and represented in the places in which they live and have lived? Check out https://www.meghannormond.com/migration-heritage-practices 

3) Disability and travel: How do ageing, chronic illness and disability impact travel and recreational experiences and offerings? Check out https://www.meghannormond.com/disability-travel 


Onderwijs

Courses

In addition to the courses listed at the bottom of this page, Meghann developed and runs the 'Transformative and Participatory Qualitative Research Methods' PhD course for WASS.

Supervision 

Meghann is interested in supervising students on the following topics:

  • migration and migrant heritage-making
  • tourism-migration nexus
  • transformative and experiential learning 
  • travel as a tool for global citizenship education
  • localhood and the politics of presence
  • international medical travel

Students interested in doing a thesis on one of these themes are invited to contact her by email (meghann.ormond [@] wur.nl).

Current PhD supervision

- Tom Rowe: Solastalgia, climate change and mobilities

 


 

 

Vakken
  • GEO-30306 - Concepts & Approaches to Tourism Society and Environment
  • GEO-56806 - Advanced Qualitative Research Design and Data Collection Methods
  • GEO-70424 - MSc Internship Cultural Geography
  • GEO-79324 - MSc Research Practice Cultural Geography
  • GEO-80424 - MSc Thesis Cultural Geography
  • GEO-80436 - MSc Thesis Cultural Geography
  • HSO-10306 - Global Health
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