Maggie Daniels

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George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MSN 4D2
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Email: mdaniels@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-4279

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Research Disciplines: Research Interests:

Park planning, visitor use studies, technology-based counts, economic development, event management, spatial analysis, urban parks, transportation analysis

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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Margaret (Maggie) Daniels has conducted extensive fieldwork in the areas of tourism planning and policy, park visitation and event management as pertaining to local economic development. She partners with agencies in the Washington DC metropolitan area to assist them with event and tourism implementation and evaluation. She has acted as the lead investigator on collaborative studies with the National Park Service regarding the National Mall and Memorial Parks and with the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Dr. Daniels is a prolific researcher and has a combination of over 100 published papers, book chapters, professional presentations and technical reports to her credit.


Education

  • Ph.D., Clemson University, May 2002
  • M.A., University of Georgia, August 1993
  • B.A., Miami University of Ohio, May 1991


Ongoing and Recent CESU Projects

  • Technology-Based Counts of Single Site Visitation with the National Mall & Memorial Parks (2017-2018)
  • Conduct and Implement a Visitor Use Study for Improved Visitor Experience (2015)
  • An Analysis of Tour Bus Operations within the National Mall & Memorial Parks (2010-2012)
  • The National Mall Plan, Multiple Studies (2006-2009)


Other Research

Montgomery Parks Visitor Use Study (2020-2021)


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