College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

Dr. Russell E. Brayley
PhD, Texas A&M University
Tourism and Events Management

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George Mason University
Science and Technology Campus
Katherine G. Johnson Hall 224
10890 George Mason Circle
MS 4E5
Manassas, VA 20110


Dr. Brayley is an internationally recognized scholar who has published dozens of manuscripts, presented at international conferences and symposia, and co-authored three widely adopted textbooks. He has worked as a city administrator, government consultant, and educator in Canada and the United States. He has served in leadership positions in professional associations (including President of the Resort and Commercial Recreation Association), and is active in several organizations that support tourism development in Northern Virginia.

Research Interests

Socio-cultural impacts of tourism, with emphasis on the reciprocal impacts of tourism and sacred sites

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