Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy

  • Center for Leisure and Culture Services
Ana Maria
Associate professor

Room: POR/18.B-2.154

Ana María Munar is Associate Professor at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. With research interests in digital technologies, epistemology, higher education, and gender, her latest publications focus on postdisciplinarity, social media and gender in academia. Over the years, Ana has served on several national and international boards and networks. Nowadays, she holds positions at the Diversity and Inclusion Council at Copenhagen Business School, the Critical Tourism Studies Network, Women Academics in Tourism and several tourism journals. She is engaged in curriculum and education development, and coordinates the tourism and hospitality concentration at the Bachelor of Service Management and Business Administration. Ana has delivered numerous conference presentations and keynote addresses in her research areas.

Primary research areas
  • Tourism

  • Digital Media

  • Epistemology

  • Gender

  • Higher Education

Curriculum Vitae
Link to this homepage
  • Service Management Foundations: Tourism and Hospitality
  • Service Economics
  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism Demand

 Experience as supervisor of bachelor and master thesis.

Other teaching activities
  • Coordinator of the new line of the BSc Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality
Selected publications

Ana Maria Munar / The House of Tourism Studies and the Systemic Paradigm
In: Tourism Research Paradigms: Critical and Emergent Knowledges. . ed. /Ana María Munar; Tazim Jamal. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016, p. 131–153 (Tourism Social Science Series, Vol. 22)

Ana Maria Munar; Tazim Jamal / What Are Paradigms for?
In: Tourism Research Paradigms: Critical and Emergent Knowledges. . ed. /Ana María Munar; Tazim Jamal. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016, p. 1-16 (Tourism Social Science Series, Vol. 22)

Tomas Pernecky; Ana Maria Munar; Brian Wheeller / Existential Postdisciplinarity : Personal Journeys Into Tourism, Art, and Freedom.
In: Tourism Analysis, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2016, p. 389-401

Munar, A. M., Biran, A., Budeanu, A., Caton, K., Chambers, D., Dredge, D., Gyimóthy, S., Jamal, T., Larson, M., Nilsson Lindström, K., Nygaard, L., Ram, Y. (2015). The Gender Gap in the Tourism Academy: Statistics and Indicators of Gender Equality. Copenhagen.

Ana Maria Munar; Florence Villeseche / Gender and Academic Leadership Practices at Copenhagen Business School : An Action Research Project.
Frederiksberg: Copenhagen Business School, CBS 2016, 40 p.

Ana Maria Munar / Paradoxical Digital Worlds
In: Tourism Social Media: Transformations in Identity, Community and Culture. . ed. /Ana María Munar; Szilvia Gyimóthy; Liping Cai. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013, p. 35-53 (Tourism Social Science Series, Vol. 18)

Publications sorted by:
Ana Maria Munar; Lonni Hall / Desire as a Way of Knowing
In: Postdisciplinary Knowledge. ed. /Tomas Pernecky. Abingdon : Routledge 2020, p. 84-96
Book chapter > peer review
Ana Maria Munar; Jane Widtfeldt Meged; Mads Bødker; Cecilie Dam Wiedemann / Existential Walking
In: Book of Abstracts: 2nd International Conference of the Critical Tourism Studies Asia-Pacific. Tourism in Troubled Times: Responsibility, Resistance and Resurgence in the Asia Pacific Critical Tourism Studies, 2020. 2020, 1 p., p. 45
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
Ana Maria Munar / Hyper Academia
In: International Journal of Tourism Cities, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2019, p. 219-231
Journal article > peer review
Jannick Friis Christensen; Ana Maria Munar; Florence Villeséche; Claudia Eger; Amira Benali / Queering Hospitality : Roses Are Red. Gender Is Performative. Why Is Tourism so Heteronormative?.
In: Critical Tourism Studies Proceedings: CTS 2019. . ed. /Kellee Caton. Kamloops : Thompson Rivers University 2019, 1 p.
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
Ana Maria Munar / Dancing between Anger and Love : Reflections on Feminist Activism.
In: Ephemera: Theory & politics in organization, Vol. 18, No. 4, Feminism, Activism, Writing!, 2018, 16 p., p. 955-970
Conference article in journal > peer review
Ana Maria Munar / Let Me See New Worlds through Your Eyes
In: Tourism Recreation Research, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2018, p. 133-134
Book review
Ana Maria Munar / Researching in a Men's Paradise : The Emotional Negotiations of Drunken Tourism Fieldwork.
In: Femininities in the Field: Tourism and Transdisciplinary Research. . ed. /Brooke A. Porter; Heike A. Schänzel. Bristol : Channel View Publications 2018, p. 170-184
Book chapter > peer review
Kellee Caton (Editor) ; Bryan Grimwood (Editor) ; Meghan L. Muldoon (Editor) ; Ana Maria Munar (Editor) / 2017 Critical Tourism Studies Proceedings. CTS 7
Kamloops, BC : Thompson Rivers University 2017
Donna Chambers; Ana Maria Munar; Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore; Avital Biran / Interrogating Gender and the Tourism Academy Through Epistemological Lens
In: Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Research, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2017, p. 501-513
Journal article > peer review
Ana Maria Munar; Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore; Donna Chambers; Avital Biran / The Academia We Have and the One We Want : On the Centrality of Gender Equality.
In: Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Research, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2017, p. 582-591
Journal article > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities
  • Maastricht University, 2019: Expert advisor
  • Breda University of Applied Sciences, 2018: Expert advisor
  • GEAR:DK (Network of Danish Universities), 2019: Expert advisor (speaker)