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Derek Alderman
Phone 865-974-0406
Emaildalderma@utk.edu
College College of Arts and Sciences
Center Department of Geography
Website Website

Derek Alderman studies cultural and historical geography, specifically related to public memory, heritage tourism, the civil rights movement, and African-American history. He founded the RESET (Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism) Initiative, a research and outreach initiative that seeks to identify, study, and challenge patterns of social inequity in the current tourism industry.