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Dieter Müller

I am Deputy Vice-Chancellor of research and postgraduate education within the social sciences and humanities at Umeå University. I am also professor of social and economic geography.

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Affiliation
Professor at Department of Geography Units: Geography
Location
Samhällsvetarhuset, Plan 2& 3 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå
Affiliation
Affiliated as professor at University Management Units: University Management Role: Deputy vice-chancellor
Location
Universitetsledningshuset plan 6, Universitetsområdet Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

Dieter K. Müller holds a PhD from Umeå University and is now employed as professor. Currently, he is Deputy Vice-chancellor with special responsibility for research, research education and outreach within the Social Sciences and the Humanities.

Dieter Müller has research interests with respect to tourism and regional development, mobility and tourism in peripheral areas. His research interests specifically include almost all aspects of second homes and second home related mobility, Sami tourism, nature-based tourism, tourism labor markets, regional development and rural change particularly in Northern peripheries and Polar areas. A list of publications and bibliometric information is available on Google Scholar and a movie on his work on tourism in northern areas produced for TV4 News can be watched on YouTube.

Currently Dieter Müller is project leader for the following research projects:

  • From Reindeer Herder to Tourist Entrepreneur: The Transformation of Sapmi as Geographical Process and Lived Experience (Marianne och Marcus Wallenberg Stiftelse)
  • Coping with 'Invisible' Populations? How do Rural Municipalities Manage Impacts of Second home Ownership? (FORMAS)
  • SALIENSEAS: Enhancing the Saliency of Climate Services for Marine Mobility Sectors in European Arctic Seas (European Research Area for Climate Services ERA4CS / FORMAS)

Dieter K. Müller is the chair of International Geographical Union's Commission on Tourism, Leisure and Global Change and has been a founding member of the International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN). Moreover, he is the chairperson of the board of the Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University (ARCUM), the Industrial Doctoral School, the School of Sports Sciences and the University Library. He has previously been selected for Umeå University's Young Researcher Awards (2009).

Besides these scientific affiliations Dieter Müller has been board member of 'Stiftelsen för kunskapsfrämjande i turism' (Foundation for the promotion of excellence in tourism), annually selecting the winner of Sweden's Great Tourism Award and the Scientific Advisory Board of 'Landsbygdsnätverket' (The Swedish Rural Network).

Moreover, Dieter Müller is one of the editors for Geographies of Tourism and Global Change, a book series published by Springer, and Resource editor for the Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism.

Dieter Müller serves on the editorial board of the following journals:

  • Current Issues in Tourism.
  • Tourism Geographies (Review Board)
  • Matkailututkimus – The Finnish Journal of Tourism Research
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Croatian Geographical Bulletin
Journal of Tourism Futures, Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2020, Vol. 6, (1) : 91-101
Demiroglu, Osman Cenk; Lundmark, Linda; Saarinen, Jarkko; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism
Müller, Dieter K.
TemaNord, 2020:529
Müller, Dieter K.; Carson, Doris A.; de la Barre, Suzanne; et al.
Publications of the Multidimensional Tourism Institute
Müller, Dieter K.; de Bernardi, Cecilia
Finnish Journal of Tourism Research, Vol. 16, (2) : 20-39
Pitkänen, Kati; Hannonen, Olga; Toso, Stefania; et al.
Tourism, INST TOURISM 2019, Vol. 67, (3) : 239-252
Abbasian, Saeid; Müller, Dieter K.
The 8th Nordic Geographers Meeting, June 16-19, 2019, Trondheim, Norway
Demiroglu, O. Cenk; Lundmark, Linda; Müller, Dieter K.; et al.
AIRTH 2019,  Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable SuccessInnsbruck, Austria, September 12–14, 2019
Demiroglu, O. Cenk; Müller, Dieter K.
Tourism Geographies, Routledge 2019, Vol. 21, (2) : 261-283
Halkier, Henrik; Müller, Dieter K.; Goncharova, Natalia A.; et al.
Current Issues in Tourism, Routledge 2019, Vol. 22, (16) : 1958-1974
Larsson, Lars; Müller, Dieter
Turismen och resandets utmaningar, Stockholm: Svenska sällskapet för antropologi och geografi 2019 : 53-77
Marjavaara, Roger; Müller, Dieter K.; Back, Andreas
Perspectives on rural tourism geographies: case studies from developed nations on the exotic, the fringe and the boring bits in between, Cham: Springer 2019 : 137-157
Müller, Dieter K.
Turismen och resandets utmaningar, Stockholm: Svenska Sällskapet för Antropologi och Geografi 2019 : 135-154
Müller, Dieter K.
Kampen om kunskap : akademi och praktik, Stockholm: Santérus Förlag 2019 : 95-102
Müller, Dieter K.
Elgar Research Agendas
A research agenda for tourism geographies, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing 2019 : 60-70
Müller, Dieter K.
A research agenda for tourism geographies, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing 2019 : 1-6
Müller, Dieter K.
A research agenda for tourism geographies, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing 2019 : 7-22
Müller, Dieter K.
The politics of Arctic resources: change and continuity in the "Old North" of northern Europe, London: Routledge 2019 : 99-118
Müller, Dieter K.; Byström, Joakim; Stjernström, Olof; et al.
Exploring the opportunities and challenges of international students, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2019 : 99-124
Nilsson, Per A.; Westin, Kerstin; Müller, Dieter K.
Rovaniemi: Multidimensional Tourism Institute 2019
Olsen, Kjell O.; Abildgaard, Mette S.; Brattland, Camilla; et al.
TemaNord, 2019:528
Rantala, Outi; de la Barre, Suzanne; Granås, Brynhild; et al.
The Routledge handbook of second home tourism and mobilities, London: Routledge 2018 : 291-297
Hall, C. Michael; Müller, Dieter K.
The Routledge handbook of second home tourism and mobilities, London: Routledge 2018 : 355-360
Hall, C. Michael; Müller, Dieter K.
The Routledge handbook of second home tourism and mobilities, London: Routledge 2018 : 17-26
Hall, C. Michael; Müller, Dieter K.
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Routledge 2018, Vol. 26, (8) : 1468-1482
Leu, Traian; Eriksson, Madeleine; Müller, Dieter
Tourism Geographies, Routledge 2018, Vol. 20, (1) : 172-174
Müller, Dieter K.
Tourism in transitions: recovering decline, managing change, Cham: Springer 2018 : 1-20
Müller, Dieter K.
The Routledge handbook of second home tourism and mobilities, London: Routledge 2018 : 3-14
Müller, Dieter K.; Hall, C. Michael
The Routledge handbook of second home tourism and mobilities, London: Routledge 2018 : 215-221
Müller, Dieter K.; Hall, C. Michael
The Routledge handbook of second home tourism and mobilities, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2018 : 115-121
Müller, Dieter K.; Hall, C. Michael
Geographies of Tourism and Global Change, 1
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, Vol. 18, (2) : 163-182
Zhang, Jundan; Müller, Dieter
Tourism Geographies, Abingdon: Routledge 2018, Vol. 20, (S1) : 67-84
Åberg, Kajsa G.; Müller, Dieter K.
Tourism and indigeneity in the Arctic, Bristol: Channel View Publications 2017 : 71-86
Müller, Dieter K.; Hoppstadius, Fredrik
Tourism and indigeneity in the Arctic, Bristol: Channel View Publications 2017 : 281-289
Müller, Dieter K.; Viken, Arvid
Tourism and Indigeneity in the Arctic, Bristol: Channel View Publications 2017 : 3-15
Müller, Dieter K.; Viken, Arvid
Tourism and cultural change, 51
Tourism and indigeneity in the Arctic, Bristol: Channel View Publications 2017 : 16-32
Viken, Arvid; Müller, Dieter K.
Polar Research, Tromsö: Co-Action Publishing 2016, Vol. 35
de la Barre, Suzanne; Maher, Patrick; Dawson, Jackie; et al.
Naturtourismus: Chancen und Herausforderungen, Mannheim: Meta GIS Systems 2016 : 113-124
Müller, Dieter K.
The New Arctic, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg 2015 : 147-158
Müller, Dieter K
Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism, Wallingford: CABI Publishing 2015 : 435-436
Müller, Dieter K.
Matkaliututkimus, Finnish Journal of Tourism research, Vol. 11, (1) : 43-54
Åkerlund, Ulrika; Pitkänen, Kati; Hiltunen, Mervi J.; et al.
Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, Bad Soden: Buchenverlag 2014, Vol. 58, (2-3) : 115-126
Byström, Joakim; Müller, Dieter K.
Friluftsliv i förändring: studier från svenska upplevelselandskap, Stockholm: Carlsson Bokförlag 2014 : 182-195
Lundmark, Linda; Brouder, Patrick; Fredman, Peter; et al.
The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Tourism, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell 2014 : 389-400
Müller, Dieter K.
Geographia Polonica, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization 2014, Vol. 50, (3) : 299-312
Müller, Dieter K.