Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Puvaneswaran A/L Kunasekaran


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Honorary Treasurer, ASEAN Tourism Researchers Association , 18/01/2019 to 17/01/2020
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Community Development), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Tourism), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Community Research (Community Based Tourism)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
2021
  • Ragavan N.A. and Kunasekaran, P. (2020). Sustainable Tourism and Community Development in Malaysia. In Zhao, J (Eds). The Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Southeast and South Asia. Taylor and Francis.
     
2020
  • Kunasekaran, P. & kumar, J. (2020). Rethinking Engagements with Indigenous Communities through Tourism. In S. K. Walia (Ed), Community Based Tourism Management: Concepts, Issues & Implications. India, ROUTLEDGE- Taylor & Francis Group.
Article in Journals
2021
  • Wang, M., Kunasekaran, P., & Rasoolimanesh, S. M. (2021). What influences people’s willingness to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for international travel?. Current Issues in Tourism, 1-6. (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Le, A. T., Kunasekaran, P., Rasoolimanesh, S. M., AriRagavan, N., & Thomas, T. K. (2021). Investigating the determinants and process of destination management system (DMS) implementation. Journal of Organizational Change Management.
     
  • Rasoolimanesh, S. M., Wang, M., Roldán, J. L., & Kunasekaran, P. (2021). Are we in right path for mediation analysis? Reviewing the literature and proposing robust guidelines. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 48, 395-405. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rasoolimanesh, S. M., Wang, M., Mikulić, J., & Kunasekaran, P. (2021). A critical review of moderation analysis in tourism and hospitality research toward robust guidelines. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.
2020
  • Zuliah Abd Hamid, Shazali Johari, Puvaneswaran Kunasekaran (2020). EXPLORING SOCIAL MEDIA’S INFLUENCE ON SUSTAINABLE INDIGENOUS TOURISM. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Vol. 24, Issue 02, 2020 ISSN: 1475-7192. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Kannan Loganathan, Puvaneswaran Kunasekaran, Ramachandran Ponnan, Ali Salman and Antoon De Rycker (2020). TRANSFORMATIONS IN NEWS REPORTING PRACTICES: AN IN-DEPTH QUALITATIVE STUDY OF SOCIAL MEDIA USAGE AMONG MALAYSIAN NEWSPAPER JOURNALISTS. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Vol. 24, Issue 02, 2020 ISSN: 1475-7192 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Anh, L. Kunasekaran, P., Thomas, T., Ragavan, NA, and Subramaniam, T. (2020). STAKEHOLDERS’ PARTICIPATION INTENTION TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE DESTINATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. Journal of Sustainability Science and Management.
     
  • Chander, N., Siow, M. L., Ramachandran, S., Kunasekaran, P., & Rathakrishnan, T. (2020). Conceptualizing Inclusive Learning and Development: A Framework towards Entrepreneurial Competency Practices for Sustainability. Sustainability, 12(17), 6905. (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Subramaniam, T., Samdin, Z., Ramachandran, S. and Kunasekaran, P. (2020). The Influence of Place Attachment on Pro-Environmental Behaviour of Ecotourist in Taman Negara National Park, Pahang Malaysia. Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism. Vol. 9 (1), 120-139. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Radakrishnan, T., Ramachandran, S., M. L. Siow and Kunasekaran, P. (2020). Wildlife Memorable Tourism Experiences as Antecedents of Visitors’ Loyalty at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre (SORC), Sandakan Sabah Malaysia. Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism. Vol. 9 (1), 2020. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2019
  • ADAM, S., SHUIB A, RAMACHANDRAN, S. 2AND KUNASEKARAN, P. (2019). IMPACTS OF ECOTOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN TASIK KENYIR ON QUALITY OF LIFE AS PERCEIVED BY LOCAL COMMUNITIES (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Lamar, R., Johari, S., Kunasekaran, P. (2019). Factors Influencing Sustainable Community based Tourism (CBT) among the Indigenous People of Lambir, Sarawak. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 351-353, Volume-7 Issue-5S, January 2019. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Johari, S., Kunasekaran, P. (2019). Bidayuh community’s Social Capital Development towards Sustainable Indigenous Tourism in Sarawak, Malaysia. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 351-353, Volume-7 Issue-5S, January 2019. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Dass, M. Sarjit S. Gill, and Kunasekaran, P. (2019). Exploring the status of Community Capacity Building towards urban poverty alleviation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 34-36, Volume-7 Issue-5S, January 2019. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Dass, M. Sarjit S. Gill, and Kunasekaran, P. (2019). Community Empowerment through the MyKasih Entrepreneurship Program towards Urban Poverty Alleviation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 472-475, Volume-7 Issue-5S, January 2019. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Subramaniam, T., Samdin, Z., Ramachandran, S. and Kunasekaran, P. (2019). Memorable Ecotourism Experiences in Taman Negara, Pahang. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 25-33, Volume-7 Issue-5S, January 2019. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Mustafa, A.A., Johari, S., Kunasekaran, P. (2019). Local Community‟s Participation and Empowerment Level Towards Sustainable Heritage Tourism in Taiping, Malaysia. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 37-40, Volume-7 Issue-5S, January 2019. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Engku N. K., Shuib, A., Johari, S. and Kunasekaran, P. (2019). Developing local community’s perceived impacts scale on ecotourism development in Tasik Kenyir, Malaysia. International Journal of Current Research, 11, (01), 09-14. (ERA Indexed)
     
2018
  • Nordic, N.A., Ahmad, S., Nawal, H.A. and Kunasekaran, P. (2018). Determinants of revisit intention to ecotourism destination at Tasik Kenyir, Malaysia. International Journal of Current Research, 10, (12), 76688-76695. (ERA Indexed)
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Potentials of tourism development among the Dayak women in Sarawak, Project Leader, 2020 to 2021 (National)
  • Geran Jabatan Perhutanan Negara - UPM, Co-researcher, 2020 to 2021 (National)
  • Potentials of Tourism Development among the Dayak Women in Sarawak, Project Leader, 2020 to 2021 (National)
  • Pembentukan Model Penglibatan NGO dalam Memupuk Perpaduan Nasional dalam Masyarakat yang Pelbagai di Malaysia., Co-researcher, 2020 to 2021 (National)
  • Developing an ASEAN Barometer for Effective Public Opinion Solicitation and Policy Implementation , Co-researcher, 2019 to 2021 (Private)
  • Developing a Model of ICT adoption and its impact in Cultural Identity of the Natives of Sabah, Co-researcher, 2018 to 2019 (Private)
  • Developing a Dynamic Wild life Tourism Model for Sustainable Tourism Development., Co-researcher, 2017 to 2019 (National)
  • Developing social capital model of the Bidayuh community through sustainable indigenous tourism , Co-researcher, 2016 to 2018 (Private)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • NAGATHISEN A/L KATAHENGGAM  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • HAZIRAH SYAZA BINTI CHE HUZZEIN SHANE  (Main Supervisor)
  • LE THI PHUONG ANH  (Main Supervisor)
  • WANG MINGZHUO  (Main Supervisor)
  • ZHENG KUNDAN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • FATHMATH INASHA SHAREEF  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • YANG YANHONG  (Main Supervisor)
  • KUMARESU A/L MURUGASU @ MURUGESI  (Main Supervisor)
  • LI JING  (Main Supervisor)
  • WANG WANWAN  (Main Supervisor)
  • JIN DAN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • MUNIELESWAR A/L RAJU  (Main Supervisor)
  • GOPINATH S/O SANGARAN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • TANG MINLI  (Main Supervisor)
  • LIU YANYING  (Main Supervisor)
  • WANG YIXUAN  (Main Supervisor)
  • NUR ALIAH BINTI ABDUL AZIZ  (Main Supervisor)
COMPLETED
  • AIR CONNECTIVITY IN PROMOTING ASEAN INTEGRATION: CASE STUDY OF AIRASIA MALAYSIA, GEBRIELLA FARDHIYANTI  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • International University Carnival on e-Learning (IUCEL) 2021, Competition, Ministry of Higher Education, 2021 (Creativity)
  • Taylor's Distinguished e-Learning Educator (DeE) Award , Competition, Taylor's University, 2021 (Fellowship)
EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Developing an ASEAN Barometer for Effective Public Opinion Solicitation and Policy Implementation , Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 27/05/2019 to 27/05/2021 (International)
ACADEMIC/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION
(Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • ASEAN Barometer Development FGD, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2019 to 2021 (Expert Advisor)
  • Guest Lecture on Mixed Method Research , Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2019 to 2019 (Expert Advisor)
  • Orang Asli Expert Panel Discussion with YB Minister, Prime Minister's Department, 2019 to 2019 (Expert Advisor)