Kelly Victor-Burke

Lecturer III, Co-director of Geography — Geotourism and Historic Preservation Concentration

kelly_victor-burke 410 King Hall

kvictor@emich.edu

Education

  • 1989: M.S. (Terminal Degree), Eastern Michigan University, Historic Preservation Program, Department of Geography and Geology
  • 1986: B.S., Eastern Michigan University, Tourism Geography, Department of Geography and Geology

Interests and Expertise

Geographic Education, Tourism/Geotourism Studies, Russia and Neighboring States, Writing and Communicating Across the Curriculum (Advanced Writing Fellow), Online Education

Courses

  • GEOG 107  Introduction to Geography
  • GEOG 110  World Regions
  • GEOG 112  Introduction to Geography
  • GEOG 212  Geography of Travel and Tourism 
  • GEOG 314W  Geography of Russia and Neighboring States
  • GEOG 315  Travel and Tourism:  The European Scene
  • GEOG 320  Geography of US and Canada
  • Geotourism in the Grand Traverse Region (Geotourism field course)
  • UNVI 305W (Winter 2016):  Ecotourism
Awards & Nominations
  • 2013: EMU-FT Lecturers Outstanding Teaching Award, Provosts Office.
  • 2012: Women of Excellence nominee, EMU Woman’s Resource Center.
  • 2010: Gold Medallion Recognition, Faculty/Lecturer, EMU Division of Student Affairs.
  • 2010: Women of Excellence nominee, EMU Women’s Resource Center.
  • 2010: Faculty Appreciation Award, EMU Holman Success Center.
  • 2009: Outstanding Lecturer in Supplemental Instruction Award, EMU Holman Success Center.
  • 2009: Gold Medallion Recognition, Faculty/Lecturer, EMU Division of Student Affairs.
  • 2009: Women of Excellence nominee, EMU Women’s Resource Center.
  • 2008: Nominated for Outstanding lecturer in Classroom Instruction Award, Holman Learning Center.
  • 2005: Recipient, Outstanding Lecturer in Classroom Instruction, Holman Learning Center.
  • 2002-2003: Nominated for Outstanding Faculty in Supplemental Instruction Award; Holman Learning Center.

Service:  EMU/Community
  • 2012-Present: Board of Directors, Ypsilanti Area Visitors and Convention Bureau.
  • 2002-2013: Presenter “Life in the Classroom”, EMU Student Orientation, Fall & Winter semesters.
  • 2010-2013: EMU Day in Lansing Planning Committee, EMU Government Relations.
  • 2012: Co-organizer, Detroit Institute of Arts field trip for EMU Living, Learning Communities.
  • 2009-2013: Student Advocate, EMU Ombudsman’s Office.
  • 2009-2010: Student Experience Council, EMU Division of Student Affairs.
  • 2009: Search Committee for Assistant Vice President for Academic Human Resources, EMU.
  • 2008-2009: EMU Day in Lansing, participant, EMU Government Relations.
  • 2008- 2009: Member, C2 theatre troupe, EMU.
  • 2008: Faculty cluster facilitator, EMU LeaderShape, EMU Division of Student Affairs.
  • 2006: Selection Committee for Faculty and Tutor Appreciation Day Program and awards, Holman Learning Center.