University of Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Visiting Fellow at CERS University of Leeds, UK.
Maximiliano E. Korstanje is Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism (UP Argentina) and Editor in Chief Emeritus of International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IGI-Global US). Besides being a Senior Researcher in the Department of Economics at University of Palermo, Argentina, he is a global affiliate of Tourism Crisis Management Institute (University of Florida US), Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (University of Leeds), The Forge (University of Lancaster and University of Leeds UK) and The International Society for Philosophers, hosted in Sheffield UK. He has more than 1200 published papers and 35 books. As author, his recent works include Strategic Tool and Methods for Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services, Virtual Traumascapes and Exploring the Roots of Dark Tourism, Research Practices and Innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management by IGI Global, The Rise of Thana Capitalism and Tourism by Routledge, Terrorism, Tourism and the end of Hospitality in the West by Springer Nature, Risk and Safety Challenges for Religious Tourism and Events by CABI, and Terrorism in a Global Village by Nova among others.
Now he co-edits almost 10 specialized journals and takes part in almost 30 journals associated to themes such as human rights, mobility, tourism and terrorism. Korstanje was nominated to 5 honorary doctorates for his contribution in the study of the effects of terrorism in tourism. In 2015 he was awarded as Visiting Research Fellow at School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK and the University of La Habana Cuba. In 2017 he was elected as Foreign Faculty Member of AMIT, Mexican Academy in the study of Tourism, which is the most prominent institution dedicated to tourism research in Mexico.
He has vast experience in editorial projects working as an advisory member of Elsevier, Routledge, Springer, IGI Global and Cambridge Scholar. Korstanje had visited and given seminars at many important universities worldwide. He has also recently been selected to take part of the 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.