Jane is an Online Learning Tutor in the School of Events, Tourism, Hospitality and Languages, supporting distance learners with their academic study skills. In 2011, Jane was awarded her PhD by the University of Westminster for her research on consumer behaviour in air travel, with particular reference to the low-cost sector.
Jane has a strong background within the tourism and aviation sector. Before joining Leeds Beckett in 2013, Jane taught as a Senior Lecturer across both tourism and aviation management programmes. Prior to this she also worked in a number of key posts with UK-based tour operators. Jane has also undertaken tourism consultancy and worked with the consumer group Which? on high profile travel investigations.
Jane provides academic study skills support to students who are enrolled on the MSc Responsible Tourism Management, MSc Events Management, MSc Tourism Business Leadership and BSc Travel Business Management programmes.
Jane's research interests include consumer decision-making travel, travel behaviour and air travel.