Kelly Victor-Burke

A photo of Kelly Victor-Burke

Lecturer III, Co-Director of Geotourism & Historic Preservation BS Program

Geography & Geology

140Y Strong Hall

kvictor@emich.edu

Education

  • MS (Terminal Degree), Eastern Michigan University, Historic Preservation Program, Department of Geography and Geology, 1989
  • BS, Eastern Michigan University, Tourism Geography, Department of Geography and Geology, 1986

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 field course: Geotourism in the Grand Traverse Region
  • UNVI 305W Ecotourism (Winter, 2016)

Grants, Honors and Awards

  • 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.

Selected Professional Service

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.