Author profile: Cori Jakubiak

Cori Jakubiak is an Assistant Professor of education at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, USA. Her research takes a critical perspective on English-language voluntourism, or short-term, volunteer English language teaching in the Global South. She has written about English-language voluntourism in the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education and in the edited volumes, the Corporatization and Globalization of Education: The Limits and Liminality of the Market Mantra (2013) and Moral Encounters in Tourism (2014). Her most recent manuscript on the topic is forthcoming in the Journal of Language, Identity and Education. She can be reached at:

Review – Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

Cori Jakubiak • Sep 21 2015 • Features

Examining our attachments to ethical consumption practices such as volunteer tourism, Vrasti’s book sheds light on its links to capitalism and neoliberal subjectivity.

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