Teaching

Research & Publications

Refereed Publications

2012
  • Lemelin, R. H. (2012). L’aire protégée transfrontalière Torngat-Koroc: Gouvernance et retombé économique potentielles dans les territoires du Nunatsiavut (Labrador) et Nunavik (Québec).Téoros, 31(1) : 29-38.
  • Lemelin, R.H., Johnston, M., Dawson, D., Stewart, E., and Mattina C. (2012). From Hunting and Fishing to Ecotourism: Examining the Transitioning Tourism Industry in Nunavik. The Polar Journal 2(1), 39-60.
  • Bennett, N., Lemelin, R.H., Koster, R. & Budke, I. (2012). A Capitals Framework for Appraising and Building Capacity for Tourism Development in Aboriginal Protected Area Gateway Communities. Tourism Management, 33(4), 752-766. doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2011.08.009.
  • Koster, R., Baccar, K., & Lemelin, R.H. (2012). Working ON, WITH & FOR Aboriginal communities: a critical reflection on CBPR. Canadian Geographer, 56(2), 195-210.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Dickson, G. (2012). Provide Great and Unique Experiences and they Will Come: Examining the Potentials of Polar Bear Tourism in Eeyou Istchee, Northern Quebec, Canada. The Northern Review. 35, 176-192.
  • Johnston, A., Johnston, M., Stewart, E., Dawson, J., & Lemelin, H. (2012). Stakeholder perspectives on change and adaptation in expedition cruise ship tourism in Nunavut. The Northern Review, 35, 69-95.
2011
  • Maher,P & Lemelin, R. H. (2011). Northern Exposure: Opportunities and Challenges for Tourism Development in Torngat Mountains National Park, Labrador, Canada. Polar Record. 47(1), 40-45.
  • Dawson, J., Johnston, E., Stewart, E.J.,Lemieux, C., Lemelin, R.H., Maher, P., & Grimwood, B. (2011).Ethicalissues of Last Chance Tourism: the Reverence of Polar Bears in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. Special issue on ethics and ecotourism. Journal of Ecotourism, 10:3, 250-265.

Edited Books

  • Lemelin, R.H., Dawson, J., Stewart, E. (Eds.). (in-progress). Last-Chance Tourism: Adapting Tourism Opportunities in a Changing World. Contemporary Geographies of Tourism, Leisure and Mobility series at Routledge.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (Ed). (in-progress). Insects as the New "Whales and Wolves" of Tourism: Recognizing the Role of Charismatic Micro-Fauna in Recreation and Tourism. Cambridge University Press.

Published Book Review

  • Lemelin, R.H. (in-press). Raffles, H. Insect-Opedia. American Entomologist.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2009). Widdowson & Howard. Disrobing the Aboriginal Industry: The Deception Behind Indigenous Cultural Preservation. Arctic. 62(3), 356-257.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2008). Lovelock, B. (Ed.). Tourism and the Consumption of Wildlife: Hunting, Shooting and Sport Fishing. Annals of Tourism Research 35(3), 842-843.

Invited Book Chapters

  • Koster, R.L., Lemelin, R.H., & Agnew, K. (2010). Frolicking in the Fringe: An Assessment of the State of Exurban Tourism in Canada. In Kenneth B Beesley (Ed), The Rural-Urban Fringe in Canada: Conflict and Controversy (pp. 144-157). Rural Development Institute, Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba. (Rural Development Institute)
  • Johnston, M.E., & Lemelin, R.H. (2010). Wetland Protection and Recreational Development Conflict in a Rural Bedroom Community in Northern Ontario. In Kenneth B Beesley (Ed), The Rural-Urban Fringe in Canada: Conflict and Controversy (pp. 190-198). Rural Development Institute, Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba. (Rural Development Institute)
  • Lemelin, R.H., McIntyre, N., Koster, R., and M. Johnston (2010). Climate Disruption and the Changing Dynamics of Polar Bear – Human Interactions in Northern Ontario: A Case Study of Polar Bear Management in Polar Bear Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada, (pp. 104-118). In M. Hall & J. Saarinen (Eds.), Tourism and Change in Polar Regions: Climate, Environments and Experiences. New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2010). Understanding Mukadae Makwa (Black Bear): Black Bear-Human Interactions in Northwestern Ontario, (pp. 249-281). In T. Dunk (Ed.). Transitions in Marginal Zones in the Age of Globalization: Case Studies from the North and South. Thunder Bay, ON: Centre for Northern Studies Press. [peer-reviewed]
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2010). Observers in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, Churchill, Manitoba (p. 297-299). In L. Chow and K. McKay (Eds.), Hudson Bay Regional Research. Winnipeg, MB: Aboriginal Issues Press.
  • Lemelin, R.H., Wiersma, E., and Stewart, E.J. (November 2010 in-press). Integrating Researchers and Indigenous Communities: Reflections From Northern Canada. (pp. 289-307). In M. Hall (Ed.). Chapter 22: Fieldwork in Tourism: Methods, Issues and Reflections. NY: Routledge.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & McIntyre, N. (2010 in-press). Chapter 11. Sub-Arctic Human Dimension. Resiliency and Tourism in Ontario’s Far North: The Social Ecological System of the Weenusk First Nation at Peawanuck. In P. Maher, E. Stewart, & M. Lück (Eds.), Polar Tourism: Human, Environmental and Governance Dimensions.(pp. 206-220). Elmsford, NY: Cognizant Communication Corporation.
  • Koster, R., & Lemelin, R.H. (2010, in-press). The Forgotten Industry in the Forgotten North: Tourism Developments in Northern Ontario. In C. Conteh & Segsworth, B., (Eds.). Regional Economic Development in Northern Ontario. Toronto: ON, University of Toronto Press.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Koster, R. (2010, in-press). Learning from the Past, Assessing the Future: A Geo-historical overview of Northeastern Ontario. In. G. Nelson, and L. Sportza (Eds.). Georegions: Essays On Conserving Diversity Amid Rapid Urban and Global Change in Ontario.
  • Kapashesit, R., Lemelin, R.H., Bennett, N., and Williams, G. (2010, in-press). The Cree Ecolodge: A Regional Tourism Catalyst. In A. Grenier & and D. K. Müller (Eds.). Polar Tourism: A Tool for Regional Development. Presses de l'Université du Québec à Montréal (PUQ-UQAM). [peer-reviewed]
  • Johnston, M.E., & Lemelin, R.H. (2010, in-press). Residents and Recreational Development in a Rural Bedroom Community: The Cloud Bay Story. In K. B. Beesley (Ed.). The Rural-Urban Fringe in Canada: Conflict and Controversy.
  • Koster, R., Agnew, K., & Lemelin, R.H. (2010, in-press). Frolicking in the Fringe: An Assessment of the State of and Opportunities for Rural Tourism in Canada. In K. B. Beesley (Ed.). The Rural-Urban Fringe in Canada: Conflict and Controversy.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Johnston, M. (2008). Northern Protected Areas and Parks. In P. Dearden, & R. Rollins (Eds.), Parks and Protected Areas in Canada: Planning and Management, (3rd ed). (pp. 294-313). New York: Oxford University Press. [peer reviewed]
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2007). Local Dimensions of Polar Bear Tourism in Churchill, Manitoba. In J. Higham and M. Lück (Eds.). Marine Wildlife and Tourism Management. (pp. 91-108). Oxford: CABI Publishing.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Dyck, M. (2007). New Frontiers in Marine Wildlife Tourism II: An International Overview of Polar Bear Tourism. In J. Higham and M. Lück (Eds.). (pp. 361-379). Marine Wildlife and Tourism Management. Oxford: CABI Publishing.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2006). Polar Bear Tourism in Churchill, Manitoba. In J. Oakes, and R. Riewe (Eds.). Climate Change: Linking Traditional and Scientific Knowledge. (pp. 235-244) Winnipeg, MB: Aboriginal Issues Press. [peer reviewed]
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2005). Wildlife Tourism At The Edge of Chaos: Complex Interactions Between Humans and Polar Bears In Churchill, Manitoba. In F. Berkes, R. Huebert, H. Fast, M. Manseau, & A. Diduck. (Eds). Breaking Ice: Renewable Resource and Ocean Management in the Canadian North. (pp. 183-202) Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press. [peer reviewed]

Invited Encyclopedia Contributions

  • Lemelin, R.H. & Johnson, M. (2008). Arctic. In M. Lück (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments. (pages 29-32). Wallingford, Oxfordshire: CABI.
  • Johnson, M., & Lemelin R.H. (2008). Arctic tourism. In M. Lück (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments. (pages 32-34). Wallingford, Oxfordshire: CABI.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2008). Polar bears. In M. Lück (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments. (pages 371-72). Wallingford, Oxfordshire: CABI.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2008). Dragonfly tourism. In M. Lück (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments. (page 145). Wallingford, Oxfordshire: CABI.

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Lemelin, R.H., and Beaulieu, M. (2010). The Lore of the Lake: A Call for the (Re)-envisioning of the Legends and Myths from Kitchi Gami (Lake Superior). In N McIntyre, R. Koster, and H. Lemelin (Eds), Lake Tourism Research: Towards Sustaining Communities- AND – Lake Environment. Lakehead University Centre for Tourism & Community Development Research. Occasional Research Publication. Pages 27-34.
  • Bennett, N., Lemelin, R.H., Ellis, S., & Enzoe, G. (2010) Building local capacity for indigenous tourism development related to conservation on the east arm of Great Slave Lake. In N McIntyre, R. Koster, and H. Lemelin (Eds), Lake Tourism Research: Towards Sustaining Communities-AND–Lake Environment. Lakehead University Centre for Tourism & Community Development Research. Occasional Research Publication. Pages 61-66.
  • Johnston, M.E., & Lemelin, R.H. (2010) Wetland protection and lakeside recreational development: Conflict in a rural municipality in Northern Ontario, Canada. In N McIntyre, R. Koster, and H. Lemelin (Eds), Lake Tourism Research: Towards Sustaining Communities- AND – Lake Environment. Lakehead University Centre for Tourism & Community Development Research. Occasional Research Publication. Pages 89-92.
  • Dawson, J., Lemelin, H., and Stewart E. J. (2009). Last Chance Tourism: risks and opportunities of an emerging market. Travel and Tourism Research Association's (TTRA) Canada 2009 conference. Guelph, Ontario (pp. 1-17).
  • R.H. Lemelin, Norm McIntyre, Rhonda Koster, and Margaret Johnston (2007). Climate disruption and the changing dynamics of polar bear – Human interactions in Northern Ontario: a case study of polar bear management in Polar Bear Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. (pp. 24-31). Tourism and Global Change in Polar Regions: An International Conference, An International Conference, November 29-December 1, 2007.Oulu, Finland.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Smale, B.J.A. (2005, May). Wildlife Viewer Archetypes: Are They All Ecotourists? Proceedings from the 11th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research. The Two Solitudes: Isolation or Impact? Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, B.C.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Wiersma, C.E. (2005, May). Interviewing the Polar Bear Viewer. Proceedings from the 11th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research. The Two Solitudes: Isolation or Impact? Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, B.C.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2004, September). What Social Scientists Can Tell Us About The Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management. Presentation at the 11th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2004, February). The Integration of Human Dimensions with the Environmental Context: A Study of Polar Bear Observers In The Cape Churchill Wildlife Management Area/Wapusk National Park, Churchill Manitoba. Proceedings from the Fifteenth International Conference on Bear Research and Management. San Diego, California.
  • Lemelin, R.H., Smale, B.J.A., & McCarville, R. (2003, May). The Effects of Context on Price Expectations for Wildlife Viewing Opportunities in Churchill, Manitoba. Proceedings from the Fifth International Science and Management of Protected Areas Association. Making Ecosystem Based Management Work: Connecting Researchers and Managers. University of Victoria, British Columbia.
  • Lemelin, R.H., McCarville, R., & Smale, B.J.A. (2002, May). Finding Support for User Fees: Can the Reason for the Fee Influence Price Expectations? Proceedings from the 10th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research. Celebrating the Past and Future of Canadian Leisure Studies. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2001, May). Conservation Strategies in North American Bear Viewing Areas – A Comparative Analysis of Management Policies in Connection With Bear Observation Activities in Bear Congregation. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Graduate Leisure Research Symposium. 2001: A Leisure Odyssey. University of Waterloo: Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Williamson, S., & Lemelin, R.H. (Eds.). (2001, May). 2001: A Leisure Odyssey: Proceedings of the 9th Annual Graduate Leisure Research Symposium. 2001: A Leisure Odyssey. University of Waterloo: Waterloo, Ontario.

Edited Works

  • Lemelin, R.H., & Blangy, S. (Co-Editors) (2009). Introduction to the special issue on aboriginal ecotourism. Journal of Ecotourism, 8(2), 77-81.
  • McIntyre, N., Koster, R., & Lemelin, H. (Eds) (2010) Lake Tourism Research: Towards Sustaining Communities- AND – Lake Environment. Occasional Research Publication. Lakehead University Centre for Tourism & Community Development Research, Thunder Bay, ON. 163 pages.

Non-Refereed Publications

Commentaries
  • Clark, D.A., Clark, S.,Dowsley, M., Foote, L., Jung, T.S., & Lemelin, R.H. (2010). It's Not Just About Bears: A Problem-Solving Workshop on Aboriginal Peoples, Polar Bears, and Human Dignity, Arctic, 63(1): 124127.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2008). Impacts of the cancellation of the spring bear hunt in Ontario, Canada. Human-Wildlife Conflicts, 2(2): 5-7.
  • Lemelin, R.H., Peerla, D., & Walmark, B. (2008). Voices from the Margins: The Muskekowuck Athinuwick/Cree People of Northern Ontario and the Management of Wapusk/Polar Bear. Arctic 61(1), 101-103.
  • Fidler, A., Lemelin, R.H., Peerla, D., & Walmark, B. (2008). "Hearing the voices of all parties" WWF Arctic Bulletin, No. 1.08, 15-16.

Technical and Consulting Reports

  • Kakekaspan, M., Miles, T., Lemelin, H., Dowsley, M., Beaulieu, M., Taylor, M., Siebel, F., & Walmark, M. (2010). Giving Voice to Bear: Cree Observations and Documentation of Wabusk in Ontario: Research Report. Centre for Northern Studies/KORI.
  • McIntyre, N., Lavallee, M., Koster, R., & Lemelin, H. (2010). Community Workshop: Ideas into Action. Report from the 4th International Lake Tourism Conference. Making Conservation Work for Communities-AND-Lakes (June 24-25, 2009). Community for Tourism & Community Development Research.
  • Lemelin, R.H. & Baikie, G. (2010). Developing Site Inventories of Tourism Destinations in Torngat Mountains National Park. 2009 Annual Report of Research and Monitoring in Torngat Mountains National Park, National Parks Canada.
  • Bennett, N., & Lemelin, R.H. (2009). Maximizing Lutstel K'e Community Benefit from the Proposed National Park. Report prepared for the Parks Working Group of the Lustel K'e Dene First Nation.
  • Metansinine, K., Koster, R., & Lemelin, R.H. (2009). Developing Experiential Tourism In the Lake Helen Region: A Foundational Document. Report prepared for Parks Canada.
  • Metansinine, K., Lemelin, R.H., & Koster, R. (2009). Experiential Tourism in Aboriginal Communities Assessment Handbook. Report prepared for Parks Canada.
  • Maher, P., & Lemelin, R.L. (2008). Testing Visitor Experience and Examining the Possibility of a 2009 Student Field Program. Report prepared for Parks Canada.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Koster, R.L. (2007). An Examination of the Potential for Aboriginal Tourism in Northwestern Ontario: Phase I. Prepared under contract for Parks Canada.
  • Rosenthal, J., Robson, M., Lemelin, R.H., Hunt, M. L., McIntyre, N. & Moore, J. (2007). Summer 2006 Progress Report on Contextual Interviews for the "Evaluating the effectiveness of communication processes for public involvement in forest management planning." Prepared for the Living Legacy Research Project.
  • Koster, R. L., Lemelin, R.H. & Davars, C. (2005). Aboriginal Values, Protected Areas and Tourism: The Possibilities for Rural Canada. Prepared under contract for Parks Canada.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Smale, B.J.A. (2004). The Human Dimension of Churchill's Polar Bear Industry. Final report provided to the Department of Conservation, Manitoba & Parks Canada. 9 pp.
  • Lemelin, R.H., McCarville, R., & Smale, B.J.A. (2002). Finding Support for User Fees in Churchill, Manitoba: Can The Reason For The Fee Influence Price Expectations? Final report provided to the Department of Conservation, Manitoba & Parks Canada.
  • Lemelin, R.H., McCarville, R., & Smale, B.J.A. (2002). Finding Support for User Fees: Can The Reason For The Fee Influence Price Expectations? Final report provided to Knight Inlet Lodge.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Smale, B.J.A. (2001). Canadian Nature-Based Tourists: A Comparative Analysis of Their Characteristics and Trip Behaviours. Final report provided to Statistics Canada and the Canadian Tourism Commission.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2000). Human-Polar Bear Interactions at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC). Technical report provided to the Manitoba Department of Conservation. 4 pp.

Presentations to Scholarly Groups (Invited)

  • Gary Baikie, Judith Rowell, Harvey Lemelin, Pat Maher, Margaret Johnston and Dave Lough (2011). Collaborative Management Approaches to Transboundary Protected Areas in Northern Canada: Torngat Mountains National Park and Kuururjuaq national park. [paper presentation]
  • Mat Kakekaspan, Tommy Miles, Harvey Lemelin, Martha Dowlsey, Brian Walmark, and Franz Siebel (2011). The Co-Management of Wabusk (Polar bear) in Northern Ontario: A Perspective from the Washaho Cree Nation at Fort Severn. Conférence internationale Mondes polaires, Janvier 26-28, 2011, Paris, France. [paper presentation]
  • Lemelin, R.H. (February, 2010). From apathy to empathy: how to make people care about biodiversity. Foundations of biodiversity: saving the world's non-vertebrates symposium held at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), London, England, February 25-26, 2010.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & K.R. Koster (October, 2009). The Forgotten Industry in the Forgotten North: Tourism Developments in Northern Ontario. Northern Ontario: Economic Development Policy Conference, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, October 29-30, 2009.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2009, June). Protected Areas in and Around Lake Superior and the Role Indigenous Peoples. 4th International Lake Tourism Conference - "Making Lake Conservation Work for Communities – AND – Lakes", Thunder Bay/Red Rock, Ontario, June 21-24, 2009.
  • Lemelin, R.H., & Bennett, N. (2009, January). The Relationship of the Social Economy to Community Development and Park Creation: A Case Study in Lutsel K'e, Northwest Territories. Northern Research Institute, Yukon College.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2008, March). Aboriginal Tourism. Through Our Eyes: Elder Conference. Lakehead, University, Thunder Bay, ON.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2005, February). School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Research
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2006, March). Understanding Mukadae Makwa (Black Bear) Human Interactions in Northwestern Ontario: A Black and White Approach. Old Economy Regions in the New Economy: A North/South Dialogue on Social, Cultural and Economic Issues. Thunder Bay, ON.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2005, February). School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Research Seminar Series, Public Lecture, Lakehead University. Whose Watching Who? Churchill's Polar Bear Viewing Industry.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2004, November). Wildlife Tourism: The Churchill Polar Bear Experience. Eco-North/Éco-Nord, 2004, Thunder Bay, ON.
  • Lemelin, R.H. (2004, February). The Integration of Human Dimensions with the Environmental Context: A Study of Polar Bear Observers in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area/Wapusk National Park, Churchill, Manitoba. 15th International Conference on Bear Research and Management.International Bear Association, San Diego, CA, USA.