Dr. Derrek Eberts

Courses:

2013-2014

2011-2012

2010-2011

Academic Qualifications:

Ph.D. York University(2001), North York, Ontario, Canada
M.A. University of Saskatchewan(1995), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
B.A.(Honours) University of Saskatchewan(1993), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Research Interests:

Economic Restructuring
Changing Patterns of Work Organization
Ethnic Recreational Landscapes
Golf
Neo-artisanal Production
Rural Diversification
Small City Downtowns
Tourism
(Canadian) Brewing Industry

Recent Publications:

Tousignant, D., and D. Eberts, forthcoming.  “The Messy Side of Tourism: Secondary Impacts of Waste in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.”  Prairie Perspectives

Michalos, A.C., D. Ramsey, D. Eberts, and P.M. Kahlke, 2011.  “Good Health is Not the Same as Good Life: Survey Results from Brandon, Manitoba.” Social Indicators Research electronic pre-publication: DOI 10.1007/s11205-011-9854-1. (34 pp.)

Eberts, D., 2007.  “Brandon” and “Breweries,” in I. Boyens (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Manitoba. Great Plains Publications, Winnipeg, pp. 80-82; 85-86.

Eberts, D., 2007.  “To Brew or Not to Brew: A Brief History of Beer in Canada.”  Manitoba History no.54: 2-13.

Ramsey, D., D. Eberts, and J. Everitt, 2007.  “Revitalizing Small City Downtowns: The Case of Brandon, Canada.”  In B. Ofori-Amoah (ed.) Beyond the Metropolis: Urban Geography as if Small Cities Mattered.  University Press of America, pp. 221-244.

Eberts, D., and G. Norcliffe, 2005. “Employment and Work in Toronto’s New Economy.” Urban Planning Overseas v20 (2): 18-22.

Eberts, D., 2004. “Craft Production in Rural Manitoba: Preliminary Findings.” Prairie Perspectives v7: 57-70.

Gibson, R., and D. Eberts, 2004. “Browsing for English: An Investigation of Non-Material Cultural Diffusion Among Taiwanese Youth.” Prairie Perspectives v7: 114-128.

Eberts, D., 2004. “Globalization and Neo-Conservatism: Implications for Resource and Environmental Management in Canada.” in B. Mitchell (ed.) Resource and Environmental Resource Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty 3rd ed., Toronto: Oxford University Press, pp. 54-79.

Recent Conference Presentations:

Eberts, D., and D. Tousignant, 2011.  “A Secondary Impact of Tourism: Waste and the Scavengers of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Prairie Division, Canadian Association of Geographers, Devil’s Lake, ND, Sept. 16-18.

Eberts, D., D. Ramsey, and A. Michalos, 2011.  “Neighbourhood Quality of Life in Brandon, MB.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Calgary, AB, May 31 – June 4.

Tousignant, D., and D. Eberts, 2010.  “Waste Management’s Impact on Residential Quality of Life: A Case Study of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Prairie Division, Canadian Association of Geographers, North Battleford, SK, Sept. 24 – 26.

Eberts, D., R. Espinoza Sanchez, R. Chávez Dagostino, and E. Romo, 2010.  “The Shadow Side of Tourism: Impacts of Waste on Quality of Life in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Regina, SK, June 1 – 5.

Eberts, D., 2010.  “The Shadow Side of Tourism: Impacts of Waste on Quality of Life in Puerto Vallarta ,” Presented to Academic Group de Análisis Regional y Turismo (Tourism and Regional Analysis), Centro Universitario de la Costa (Campus Puerto Vallarta), University of Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  Feb. 15.

Eberts, D., 2009.  “The Impact of Golf Course Tourism on Rural and Small Town Economies.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Ottawa, ON, May 26 – 30.

Eberts, D., 2008.  “Heterolocalism and Heritage Dissonance in an Ethnic Recreational Landscape: Ontario’s Polish Cottage Country.”  Paper presented at Re-Exploring Canadian Space, an International and Multidisciplinary Conference hosted by The Canadian Studies Centre at the University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Nov. 26 – 28.

Eberts, D., 2008.  “The Impact of Golf Course Tourism on Rural and Small Town Economies.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Prairie Division, Boissevain, MB, Sept. 26 – 28.

Eberts, D., 2008.  “Tourism and the Commodification of Culture: Exploring the Geography of Restaurants in Downtown Puerto Vallarta.”  Paper presented at the 3rd Biennial Rural Issues and Insights: Tourism Development Conference, Rural Development Institute, Brandon, MB, March 7 – 8, 2008.

Eberts, D., 2008.  “Heterolocalism and Heritage Dissonance in an Ethnic Recreational Landscape: Ontario’s Polish Cottage Country.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Quebec City, QC, May 20 – 24.

Eberts, D., 2007.  “Tacos or Tequila?  Tourism and the Commodification of Culture: Exploring the Geography of Restaurants in Downtown Puerto Vallarta.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Prairie Division, Weyburn, SK, Sept. 28 – 30.

Eberts, D., 2007.  “Evaluating Downtown Revitalization in Small Cities: An Initial Investigation.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Saskatoon, SK, May 29 – June 2.

Eberts, D., 2006. “Cottage Country Polish Style: An Ethnic Recreational Landscape.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Prairie Division, Rugby, North Dakota, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1.

Eberts, D., 2006.  “Strategies of Neo-Localism in the Canadian Brewing Industry: A Comparison of National Brewing Companies and Microbreweries.”  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Thunder Bay, ON, May 29 – June 4.

Eberts, D., 2005. “Strategies of Neo-Localism in the Canadian Brewing Industry: A Comparison of National Brewing Companies and Microbreweries.” Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Prairie Division, Winnipeg, MB, Sept. 23-25.

Eberts, D., 2005.  “Brewing a Sense of Place: Neo-localism and the branding and marketing of beer in Canada.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, London, ON, May 31 – June 5.

Eberts, D., 2005. “The Power of Beer: Neo-localism and the Branding and Marketing of Place by Canadian Microbreweries.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Western Division, Lethbridge, AB, March 11-13.