Michael Röslmaier

Universitetslektor, Adjungerad|Adjunct Lecturer

  • Professional title: Adjunct Lecturer
  • Academic title: Doctoral Student
  • Department: Department of Economics, Geography, Law and Tourism (EJT)
  • Telephone: 010-142 78 84
  • Email: Michael.Roslmaier@miun.se
  • Visitor address: Kunskapens väg 4
  • Room number: K434
  • Research centers: ETOUR
  • Subjects: Business Administration, Human and Economic Geography, Psychology, Social Studies, Sociology, Tourism Studies


Journeyman's diploma in Hospitality following 10 years of working experience

BSc in Tourism Studies from the University College Kristiania in Oslo, Norway with a minor in Sociology from the University of California Berkeley.

MSc in Human Geography from Mid Sweden University.

PhD candidate in Tourism Studies at ETOUR (Mid Sweden University)

Area of interest

- Power, class and status in tourism
- Multinational, global elites
- New Mobilities
- Socio-spatial transformation
- Tourism and migration
- Community resilience
- Sense of Place
- Neolocalism
- Social-, economic-, and cultural capital
- Sharing Economy
- Rural tourism development

- Critical Discourse Analysis
- Critical Theory (Frankfurter School)
- Social Constructionism
- Grounded Theory
- Qualitative Methods
- GIS (Geographical Information Systems)

Current research

(Re)Inventing the Local amidst Novel Tourism Developments in Mundane Destinations:

Case Studies on Lombok (Utrecht, Netherlands), Heimaey (Westman Islands, Iceland), and Henningsvær (Lofoten, Norway)

Teaching and tutoring

I am currently (co-) lecturing various courses in tourism and human geography on master and bachelor level


Articles in journals

Ioannides, D. , Röslmaier, M. & van der Zee, E. (2019). Airbnb as an instigator of ‘tourism bubble’ expansion in Utrecht's Lombok neighbourhood. Tourism Geographies, vol. 21: 5, pp. 822-840.    

Margaryan, L. , Prince, S. , Ioannides, D. & Röslmaier, M. (2018). Dancing with Cranes : A humanist perspective of cultural ecosystem services of wetlands. Tourism Geographies,    


Danielsson, E. , Petridou, E. , Lundgren, M. , Olofsson, A. , Große, C. & Röslmaier, M. (2020). Risk Communication : A Comparative Study of Eight EU Countries. MSB