Curriculum Vitae

Assoz. FH-Prof. MMag. Raphaela Stadler, PhD


2022 - present
Associate Professor (Tourism and Event Management) - MCI - Management Center Innsbruck

2015 - 2022
Senior Lecturer in Event Management - Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.

2013 - 2015
Lecturer in Event Management - Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.

2011 - 2013
Sessional Tutor - Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management, Griffith University, Australia

2009 - 2011
Studentische Mitarbeiterin in Forschung und Verwaltung - Institut für Strategisches Management, Marketing und Tourismus und Institut für Musikwissenschaft an der Universität Innsbruck

2009
Künstlerbetreuung - Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik

2008
Büroassistenz - Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik

2007 - 2010
Skilehrerin - Skischule Olympic, Axamer Lizum

2006
Marketing Intern - Colorado Music Festival, Boulder CO, USA

2021 - present
External Examiner, BA Event Management, University of Greenwich

2019 - 2022
Ethics Reviewer for the Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities Ethics Committee, University of Hertfordshire

2010 - 2013
Tourism, Events, Sport and Hotel Management - Griffith University (PhD)

2003 - 2008
International Business - University of Innsbruck (Mag.rer.soc.oec.)

2003 - 2010
Musicology - University of Innsbruck (Mag.phil.)

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education - University of Hertfordshire

Foundation studies; Introduction to Event Management; Community Events and Festivals; Introduction to Research; Event Evaluation and Impact Assessment - Griffith University

The Event Industry; The Event Experience; Crisis and Risk Management in Events; Policy, Politics and Events; Live Event Project; Impacts of Events and Festivals; Strategic Business Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events; Event Marketing, Sponsorship and PR; Contemporary Research Themes in Events - University of Hertfordshire

2020
University of Hertfordshire
Student Choice Award

  • Stadler, R., Walters, T., & Jepson, A. (in press): Sustainable Humans: A Framework for Applying Sustainable HRM Principles to the Events Industry, Event Management
  • Wood, E., Jepson, A., & Stadler, R. (2021). Doing and feeling together in older age: Self-worth and belonging through social creative activities. Ageing and Society, 1-21.
  • Walters, T., Stadler, R. and Jepson, A.S. (2021). Positive power: events as temporary sites of power which "empower" marginalised groups, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 33(7), 2391-2409.
  • Jepson, A., Stadler, R., & Spencer, N. (2019). Making Positive Family Memories Together and Improving Quality-of-Life Through Thick Sociality and Bonding at Local Community Festivals and Events, Tourism Management, 75, 34-50.
  • Wood, E., Jepson, A., & Stadler, R. (2018). Understanding the Wellbeing Potential of Participatory Arts Events for the Over 70s: A Conceptual Framework and Research Agenda, Event Management, 22(6), 1083-1101
  • Stadler, R., Jepson, A., & Wood, E. (2018). Electrodermal Activity Measurement Within a Qualitative Methodology: Exploring Emotion in Leisure Experiences, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30(11), 3363-3385
  • Fullagar, S., Pavlidis, A., & Stadler, R. (2017). Critical Moments of (Un)Doing Doctoral Supervision: Collaborative Writing as Rhizomatic Practice, Knowledge Cultures, 5(4), 23-41
  • Jepson, A. & Stadler, R. (2017). Conceptualising the Impact of Festival and Event Attendance upon Family Quality of Life (QOL), Event Management, 21(1), 47-60
  • Stadler, R. & Fullagar, S. (2016). Appreciating Formal and Informal Knowledge Transfer Practices within Creative Festival Organizations, Journal of Knowledge Management, 20(1), 146-161
  • Stadler, R., Fullagar, S., & Reid, S. (2014). The professionalization of festival organizations: A relational approach to knowledge management, Event Management, 18(1), 39-52
  • Stadler, R., Reid, S. & Fullagar, S. (2013). An ethnographic exploration of knowledge prac-tices within the Queensland Music Festival, International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 4(2), 90-106
  • Stadler, R. (2013). Power relations and the production of new knowledge within a Queens-land Music Festival community cultural development project, Annals of Leisure Research, 16(1), 87-102
  • Abfalter, D., Stadler, R., & Müller, J. (2012). The Organization of Knowledge Sharing at the Colorado Music Festival, International Journal of Arts Management, 14(3), 4-15

  • Stadler, R., Jepson, A., & Wood, E. (2022): Introduction: Special Issue on ‘Events and Wellbeing', Event Management, 26(1), 1-5.

  • Stadler, R. (2021). Knowledge Management in Event Organisations. Goodfellow Publishers.
  • Getz, D. (Editor in chief), with Abson, E., Antchak, V., Chappelet, J.L., Goldblatt, J., Jutbring, H., Mohamed A, S., O'Toole, W., Page, S., Stadler, R., & Ziakas, V. (Co-editors) (2021): Dictionary of Event Studies, Event Management & Event Tourism, Goodfellow Publishers.

  • Stadler, R. & Jepson, A. (2022): "Local Community Events as ‘Balance Leisure Activities' - Creating and Enhancing Family Well-being", in: Thomas Fletcher (Ed.), Family events: Practices, intimacies and displays, Routledge, pp. 100-113
  • Stadler, R., Jepson, A., & Wood, E. (2020): "The Benefits of Events in Older Life", in: Stephen Page and Joanne Connell (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Events, 2nd Edition, Routledge, pp. 525-539
  • Stadler, R. (2019): "Knowledge Management in Event and Festival Organisations: Challenges and Future Directions", in: John Armbrecht, Erik Lundberg, and Tommy Andersson (Eds.), A Research Agenda for Event Management, Edward Elgar, pp. 154-171
  • Stadler, R. & Jepson, A. (2018): "Understanding Feelings, Barriers, and Conflicts in Festivals and Events; The Impact upon Family QOL", in Judith Mair (Ed.), The Routledge Hand-book of Festivals, Abingdon, Oxford, Routledge, pp. 243-253
  • White, Z. & Stadler, R. (2018): "I don't think they give a monkey's about me" - Exploring stakeholder power and community alienation at Glastonbury Festival", in Allan Jepson and Alan Clarke (Eds.), Power, Construction, and Meaning, in Communities, Festivals and Events, Routledge, pp. 21-34
  • Stadler, R. & Jepson, A. (2017): "Understanding and Valuing Festival and Event Experi-ences and Their Impacts Upon Family Quality of Life (QOL)", in John Armbrecht, Erik Lundberg, Tommy Andersson and Donald Getz (Eds.), The Value of Events, Abingdon, Oxford, Routledge, pp. 159-177

    Jepson, A., Garrod, B., & Stadler, R. (2022): Neurodiversity and equity of family holiday experiences, Paper presented at the Critical Tourism Studies Conference, 27 June - 1 July, 2022, Mao, Menorca

    Stadler, R. (2022): Events, positive power and empowerment - Five stages of teaching power theory to final year Event Management students, Event Education Symposium, Hochschule Hannover, 10 June 2022

    Stadler, R. (2022). Sustainable HRM Principles for the Events Industry: Tackling stress, burnout, and high staff turnover, Keynote speaker ISCONTOUR 2022, MCI Innsbruck, Austria, 16-17 May 2022

    Stadler, R. (2021). Effective Knowledge Management in Event Organisations - How to stop reinventing the wheel, ABPCO Festival of Learning, EXCEL London/online, 1-9 December 2021

    Stadler, R., Jepson, A., Walters, T., & Capell-Abra, L. (2021): 'Take an interest in what's going on, ask how I'm feeling': Improving mental health and wellbeing in the events industry, Paper presented at LSA Conference, 6-8 July 2021, Solent University, U.K. (online)

    Gilbert, T., Bradley, A., & Stadler, R. (2021): "How, why and when to allocate Diverse Students into Online Groupwork the Easy Way - with Good Social and Learning Outcomes", Paper presented at the University of Hertfordshire's Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, 30th June 2021, Hertfordshire, U.K.

    Stadler, R. & Jepson, A. (2019): Families that play together, stay together - Cre-ating shared memories through event experiences, Paper presented at LSA Conference, 9-11 July 2019, Dundee, U.K.

    Stadler, R., Jepson, A. & Wood, E. (2019): ‘Being creative together' - The well-being effects of participatory arts events for the over 70s, Paper presented at LSA Conference, 9-11 July 2019, Dundee, U.K.

    Jepson, A. & Stadler, R. (2019): Understanding the potential of collective memory(ies) in local community festivals and events, Paper presented at AEME Conference, 3-4 July 2019, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.

    Jepson, A. & Stadler, R. (2019): We are one but we're not the same: festivals and events as social intervention for the well-being of Autistic children and their families, Paper presented at AEME Conference, 3-4 July 2019, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.

    Jepson, A., Stadler, R. & Wood, E. (2019): Festivals, Events, Memories and Wellbeing, Paper presented at Inside Festival Cultures Conference, 16-17 May 2019, University of Bir-mingham, U.K.

    Wood, E., Jepson, A., & Stadler, R. (2018): Exploring older event communities; A co-creative approach to exploring the wellbeing effects of participatory arts events for the over 70s, Paper presented at ATLAS Annual Conference, 26-29 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Booth, A., Jepson, A., & Stadler, R. (2018): Why Attend Our Festival? Families Engagement and Quality of Life, Paper presented at ATLAS Annual Conference, 26-29 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Wood, E., Jepson, A., & Stadler, R. (2018): Exploring the well-being effects of participa-tory arts events for the over 70s — a co-creative approach, Paper presented at LSA Conference, 10-12 July 2018, Bath, U.K.

    Stadler, R. & Jepson, A. (2018): "A funfair with my children would be my worst nightmare" - Event spaces as a site of family conflict, Paper presented at LSA Conference, 10-12 July 2018, Bath, U.K.

    Jepson, A., Stadler, R. & Wood, E. (2018): Exploring older event communities; A co-creative approach to exploring the wellbeing effects of participatory arts events for the over 70s, Paper presented at AEME 15th Events Management Educators Forum, 4-5 July 2018, Leeds

    Wood, E., Jepson, A., & Stadler, R. (2017): Remembering together: event experience after the event - EDA tracking and its use in understanding the memory of emotion rich experiences, Paper presented at Workshop on Analytics in Tourism Design, Modul University Vi-enna, November 8 - 10, 2017, Vienna, Austria

    Stadler, R. & Jepson, A. (2017): Event attendance and family quality-of-life: Creating positive memories and enhancing community pride, Paper presented at the 15th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research, 23-27 May 2017, University of Waterloo, Canada

    Jepson, A. & Stadler, R. (2016). Understanding the Sociological Impact of Festivals and Events upon their Communities, International Student Research conference ‘MEKST', Novi Sad, Serbia. 25-26 November 2016

    Jepson, A. & Stadler, R. (2015) Conceptualising and Understanding the Impact of Festival and Event Attendance upon Family Quality of Life (QOL), Talk at University of Surrey, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Research Seminar Series, 21 October 2015

    Stadler, R. (2015): "Let's have a chat over lunch" - The Importance of Informal Knowledge Transfer Practices in the Voluntary Sector, Talk at Loughborough University, Knowledge Management in the Voluntary Sector Event, 1 April 2015

  • Stadler, R. (2022): Winter Study Tour 2022 - Einblicke in Geschäftsmodelle von Laax und Lech/Zürs. TTR Tirol Tourism Research. Online: https://www.ttr.tirol/innovation-und-inspiration/winter-study-tour-2022
  • Stadler, R., Walters, T., & Jepson, A. (2021): Stress, mental health and well-being in the events industry: Report of key findings, September 2021. Available from https://eventsandwellbeing.wordpress.com/current-research-projects/2021-events-industry-wellbeing-insights-project/
  • Stadler, R., Jepson, A., & Garrod, B. (2021): Family holidays with autistic children: Report of key findings, September 2021. Available from https://eventsandwellbeing.wordpress.com/current-researchprojects/family-holidays-with-children-with-asd/
  • Stadler, R. & Jepson, A. (2018): Event Attendance and Family Quality-of-Life - Research Report, March 2018
  • Stadler, R. (2012): Knowledge Management within the Queensland Music Festival - Report of Key Findings for QMF, April 2012

2021 - present
Stress, Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Events Industry - Stress, Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Events Industry - Stress Matters, U.K.

2021 - present
Neurodiversity and Tourism - Neurodiversity and Tourism - Family Fund, U.K.

2017 - 2019
Participatory Arts Events for the Over 70s - Participatory Arts Events for the Over 70s - AgeUK

2015 - 2018
Events and Family Quality-of-Life - Events and Family Quality-of-Life - 10 Events/Festivals in Hertfordshire, U.K. und St. Albans City and District Council

2010 - 2013
Knowledge Management at the Queensland Music Festival - Knowledge Management at the Queensland Music Festival - Queensland Music Festival, Australia