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Associate Professor Jennifer Laing Associate Professor- Management/HRM, Management Sport & Tourism

Associate Professor Jennifer Laing is a co-editor of the Routledge Advances in Events Research series and a member of the editorial boards of several journals. Her research interests include travel narratives, the social dimension of events, health and wellbeing, heritage tourism and gastronomic tourism. Since 2010, she has been awarded a number of research awards as well as an international tourism Emerging Scholar award.

Jennifer has co-authored five research books, co-edited four books and co-written a textbook - Strategic Management of Festivals and Events (Cengage, 2012). Jennifer is currently working on a book on royal events (Routledge, forthcoming), co-authored with Warwick Frost, which explores how their historical development has influenced the way that people view public events and their role within society.


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