Oyinkansola Kevin-Israel

Oyinkansola Kevin-Israel

Academic Title:  Contract Faculty

PhD, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
MSc, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
BSc, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Nigeria

Contact Information:
Email: okevinisrael@mtroyal.ca
Phone: 403.440.7798

Oyin is passionate about nature-based tourism and sustainability. Over the years, she has engaged tourism as a multidisciplinary field of study and is keen to explore the various approaches to the concept of tourism. She has conducted research in nature based destinations in rural Nigeria with emphasis on the socio-cultural impact of tourism as well as the the relationship between tourism and livelihoods. She is interested in the wellness that we experience as a result of interaction with our environment. Oyin is keen to engage discussions that drive sustainable tourism.

Areas of Instruction:

  • Sustainable tourism
  • Ecotourism facilitation
  • Issues in ecotourism and outdoor leadership

Areas of Scholarship:

  • Livelihood studies
  • Community engagement

Selected Presentations:

  • Enemuo, O.B. Oduntan, O.C. (2012) Social impact of tourism development on Host communities of Oun Oshogbo sacred grove. Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 2: 6 http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/papers/vol2-issue6/F0263035.pdf
  • Kevin-Israel, O.C. Odebode, S.O. (2020) Perceived effects of waterfalls on the livelihoods outcome of rural households around waterfalls in southwest Nigeria. African Journal of Sustainable Development. 10.2 ajol.info/index.php/ajsd/article/view/220208
  • Oduntan, O.C. (2021) Influence of waterfalls as tourist destinations on the livelihood outcome of rural households in Southwestern Nigeria. PhD Thesis. http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1491
  • George_Ufot, G. Wei, J. Kevin-Israel, O.C. Salim, M. Sayibu, M. Mohamed, H.H. Sungu, L.J. (2022) Can the Ebola experience in West Africa help to combat the COVID-19 pandemic? Testing the critical incident management systems model in the COVID-19 context.