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

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Phone: (703) 993-4698
Fax: (703) 993-2025

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George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Krug Hall 213F
4400 University Dr.
MS 4E5
Fairfax, VA 22030


Dr. Brayley is an internationally recognized scholar who has published dozens of manuscripts, presented at international conferences and symposia, and co-authored four 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 academia, community service organizations, and professional associations (including President of the Resort and Commercial Recreation Association).  He 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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