Paul F. J. Eagles, Ph.D., R.P.P, M.C.I.P.

Paul F. J. Eagles is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada. His primary appointment was to the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, with cross appointment to the School of Planning. He specializes in environmental, recreation and tourism planning, with 45 years of planning experience. He has undertaken planning and research in these fields in over 40 countries and has 406 publications, of which 141 are refereed.

He has been a consultant on tourism for numerous agencies and corporations in Canada, and internationally [for the World Bank, the World Tourism Organization, the United Nations Development Program, the United Nations Environment Program, the Forestry and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, the Southern Africa Development Community, as well as the Nature Conservation Agencies of Sweden, Norway, and Finland.]

Recently he spent a week in Russia working on a park tourism project in that country.