Marianna Strzelecka, PhD

Peer reviewed articles

  • Bynum B. Boley, Watson, A & Strzelecka, M. (in press) Place Distinctiveness and Psychological Empowerment. Annals of Tourism Research. 
  • Strzelecka M., & Okulicz-Kozaryn A. (in press) Is tourism conducive to residents’ social trust? – evidence form large-scale social surveys. Tourism Review. 
  • Boley B. Bynum, Strzelecka M., Woosnam K. M, (in press) Developing and Validating the Economic Benefit from Tourism Scale (EBTS). Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research.
  • Strzelecka,M., Rechcinski, M. Grudzinska-Jurczak, M. (2017). Using PP GIS interviews to understand residents’ perspective of European Ecological Network Natura 2000. Tourism Geographies,19 (25), 848-877.
  • Strzelecka, M., Nisbett, G. S., Woosnam K.M. (2017) The Nature of Conservation Volunteer Travel, Tourism Management, 63,417-425
  • Strzelecka M., Boley B. Bynum, Woosnam K.M. (2017). Place Attachment and Empowerment:  Do residents need to be attached to be empowered? Annals of Tourism Research. 66, 61-73
  • Strzelecka M., Boley B. Bynum, Strzelecka C. (2017). Empowerment and resident support for tourism in rural Central and Eastern Europe (CEE): The case of Pomerania, Poland. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 25 (4), 554-572.
  • Nisbett, G. S., Strzelecka, M., (2017). Appealing to Goodwill or YOLO- promoting conservation volunteering to Millennials, VOLUNTAS: Journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research.1-19.
  • Boley B. Bynum, Strzelecka M. (2016). Towards a Universal Measure of ‘Support for Tourism’. Annals of Tourism Research, 61, 238-241
  • Woosnam, K.M., Aleshinloye, K.D., Strzelecka, M., & Erul, E. (2016). The role of place attachment in developing emotional solidarity with residents. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research,1-9.
  • Okulicz-Kozaryn A, Strzelecka M. (2016). Happy Tourists, Unhappy Locals. Social Indicators Research: doi:10.1007/s11205-016-1436-9
  • Strzelecka, M. (2015). The prospects for empowerment through local governance for tourism—the LEADER approach. The Journal of Rural and Community Development, 10(3), 78-97. 
  • Strzelecka, M., Wicks, B (2015). Community Participation and Empowerment in Rural Post-Communists Societies: Lessons from the Leader Approach in Pomerania, Poland. Tourism Planning and Development, 12(4), 381-397 
  • Strzelecka, M, Gutowska, J. Grodzińska-Jurczak M. (2013). The superfluous obstacle or the prerequisite for sustainable development: exposing participation in Leader and Natura 2000 in Poland. Ekonomia i Środowisko (Economy and Environment), 1(48), 46-64
  • Strzelecka, M, Grodzińska-Jurczak, M. & Pietrzyk-Kaszynska, A. (2013). Empowerment: human dimensions of nature conservation. Chronmy Przyrode Ojczysta 68(5)
  • Strzelecka, M., Sorensen, J. & Wicks, B. (2011). The role of place attachment in revitalization of neighborhood parks in East St. Louis. Society & Leisure 33, 251-271
  • Strzelecka, M. & Wicks, B. (2010). Engaging residents in planning for sustainable rural-nature tourism in post-Communist Poland. Community Development (JCDS) 41 (3), 370 

Book Chapters

  • Grodzińska-Jurczak, M., Strzelecka, M., Kamal, S. & Gutowska, J. (2012). Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland. In Barbara Sladonja (Ed.)Protected Area Management, InTech, Available from: