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Andrea Canberg, Ph.D.

Instructor and Internship Coordinator

Address: Beatty Center, Room 332
Office Hours: Mon/Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Tues 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, and by appointment
Phone: 843.953.8043
Curriculum Vitae: Download


Clemson University - Clemson, South Carolina
Ph.D., Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, 2003

Georgia College and State University - Milledgeville, Georgia
M.A., Education, Outdoor/Experiential Education and Administration, 1998

University of Colorado - Boulder, Colorado
B.A., Environmental Biology, 1992

Research Interests

  • Adventure Travel
  • Event Management
  • Outdoor Recreation on Public Lands
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Environmental Ethics

Courses Taught

  • Event Management
  • Event Management Practicum
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management Internship
  • Managing Quality Service in Hospitality & Tourism
  • Travel Service Management Destination Management
  • Introduction to Travel/Tourism
  • Destination Geography
  • Contemporary Issues in Travel & Tourism
  • Group Dynamics & Leadership
  • International Travel Educational Trip Leader: Nepal, Prague, Costa Rica
  • Beginning Rock Climbing
  • Backpacking
  • Basic Canoeing
  • Whitewater Kayaking
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Ropes Course Facilitation
  • Canoieng & Kayaking Facilitation
  • Rock Climbing Facilitation


Canberg, A., (2009-under review). Event Management and Experiential Learning: A practical Approach. SCHOLE journal.

Canberg, A., (2009-under review). Educational Tourism: An educational journey to Prague. SCHOLE Journal

Smith, W., Canberg, A. Nadav, S. (2008-in progress). Examining Corporate Sponsorship of Charitable Events in the Greater Charleston Area.

Smith, W. & Canberg, A. (2009-in progress). Trends & Statistics for SC/NC Special Events & Festivals. Data Collected.

Canberg, A. & Smith, W. (2009-in progress). The Triple Bottom Line Impacts of SC/NC Special Events/Festivals: Perceptions of Event Managers. Data Collected.

Canberg, A. & Smith, W. (2009-in progress). Scale Development for examining the Triple Bottom Line Impacts of Special Events and Festivals: Economic, Social, and Environmental Impacts.

Canberg, A. & Smith, W. (2009-in progress). Economic, Social, and Environmental Impacts of the Cooper River Bridge Run: Examining the Triple Bottom Line. Data to be collected April 2009.

Canberg, A., (2009-in progress). Adventure Travel and Serious Leisure in River Recreation: Implications for Management. Data has been collected and manuscript is partially written.

Other Professional Publications

Canberg, A. S. (2009). Internships Provide Quality Learning Experiences with Cooper River Bridge Run. Cooper River Bridge Run Magazine.

Editorial and Review/Referee Activities

Invited Manuscript Reviewer, "SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure and Recreation Education," (April 2008).


Canberg, A. (2008) Camping Research Panel: Developing Research Partnerships. ACA Camp Southeastern Conference 2008-Charlotte, NC

Canberg, A. & Demarse, L. (2008) Managing Successful Internship Programs: Creating Partnerships with Industry. SC Board of Governors Meeting, Charleston, SC.

Canberg, A. & Rozier, S. (2009, February). The Triple Bottom Line Impacts of SC/NC Special Events/Festivals, Greenville, SC.
"SC Governors Tourism Conference," Columbia, SC. (February2008). Presented the SC Governors Student Award to our representative student.

Download curriculum vitae for a complete list of published works, presentations and other professional and community service achievements.