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My research interests surround contemporary consumer culture. I am interested in using existentialism, narcissism and postmodernism as theoretical lenses for understanding consumers and consumption, and in particular looking at implications for sustainability. Tourism is my investigative lens.  

I joined the University of Huddersfield in June 2014 as a lecturer in marketing. Prior to this, I completed my MSc, and then PhD, at the University of Nottingham, where my research explored the impacts, sustainability management, and marketing of the tourism industry in three small islands using a mixed-methods approach. Before this I studied marketing at Lancaster University.   

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Tourism Management and Marketing 
  • Contemporary Consumer Culture
  • Sustainability

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable Development
  • Marketing
  • Tourism
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Tourism Management
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Economics and Development
  • Tourism Research
  • Regional Tourism
  • Destination Branding


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