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Lisa Gorton

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Lisa worked for 17 years in Industry before taking on her role at our University. Her experience spans small and large tourism organisations within the tour operating and retail distribution sector where she managed multi-million pound budgets and revenue streams. As well as leading on this degree, Lisa has also been involved in the innovative re-design of the under-graduate degree programme, putting her status as a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy to excellent use. She also serves on the National Executive Committee of the Association for Tourism in Higher Education, a body that encourages the highest standards of learning, teaching and research across all levels of education.

Current Teaching

Lisa teaches a wide range of management–related studies at each stage of the under-graduate programme  and regularly organises student-centred events where her students can meet and network with a wide range of industry partners.  Current Teaching

Lisa teaches a wide range of management-related subjects at all levels of the course Research Interests

Research Interests

Lisa's experience of the Course Director role  is supported by her forthcoming research into the impact of socially-constructed learning in Tourism under-graduate programmes.

Selected Publications