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director , tourism professor

Homer Chung-hung Wu, Chinese tourism professor, director. PLT certified educator 1994, PLT certified facilitator 1996. Recipient Service award, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 1992, Teaching Excellence award, National Taichung University, 2006.

Background

Wu, Homer Chung-hung was born on October 22, 1966 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Son of Fang-Yu Wu and Hsiu-Chih Wang.

Education

Associate, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 1989. Master of Science, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1997.

Career

Assistant professor Department Lesiure, Recreation and Tourism Management Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, 1997—2000, Graduate Institute Environmental Education National Taichung University, 2000—2002, associate professor, 2002—2006, professor, 2006—2007, professor and director, 2007—2008, Graduate Institute Sustainable Tourism and Recreation Management National Taichung University, since 2008. Adjunct professor Arthur Temple College Forestry and Agriculture Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas, since 2005. Visiting professor Department Recreation and Leisure Studies, University Waterloo, Canada, 2008.

With the Republic of China Army, 1989-1991, Taiwan.

Achievements

  • PLT certified educator 1994, PLT certified facilitator 1996.

Membership

President Chinese Student Association, Tarleton State University, 1992—1993. Advisory of president National Association Interpretation, 1997—1999. Associate editor. Annals Leisure and Recreation Research, since 2007.

Member sustainable development committee Taichung City Government, since 2008, member tourism committee. Taiwan, 2009—2010; member sustainable development committee Nantou County Government, Taiwan, 2008—2010. Board member Chang Jung Christian University, since 2008.

Chairman Examination Affairs Committee, National Examination Tour Guide and Tour Leader, Examination Yuan, Taiwan, 2010. Elder Ji-Fong Presbyterian Church, Taiwan, since 2005. Chairman, University and college committee Presbyterian Church Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan, since 2010.

Member of Outdoor Recreation Association the Republic of China (board member), International Association Society and Natural Resources, Taiwanese Association Statistical Methodology (former board member), Taiwan Leisure and Recreation Association (board member), Taiwan Ecotourism Association (former board member), Society Wilderness, the Republic of China (advisor), National Association Interpretation (advisor to president 1997-1999, associate editor, Journal of Interpretation Research 2000-2003), Association Regional Development Central Taiwan (board member), North America Association Environmental Education (life), George Wright Society (life), Chinese Tourism Management Association (life), Chinese Society Environmental Education (life), Young Men’s Christian Association (Taichung City).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Singing, travel, driving, movies, sharing the Gospel.

Connections

Married Angel Shiow-Ching Chuang. Children: Jessica J., Jason J.

father:
Fang-Yu Wu

mother:
Hsiu-Chih Wang

spouse:
Angel Shiow-Ching Chuang

child:
Jessica J. Wu

child:
Jason J. Wu