James Kennell

Dr James Kennell PhD, MA, PGDip, SFHEA, Fellow of the Tourism Society

Principal Lecturer; Programme Leader for Undergraduate degrees in Tourism, Events, and Hospitality Management

Key details

Dr James S Kennell
PhD, MA, PGDip, SFHEA, Fellow of the Tourism Society

Principal Lecturer; Programme Leader for Undergraduate degrees in Tourism, Events, and Hospitality Management


James Kennell joined the University in 2005. Since then he has been a postgraduate and undergraduate programme leader and taken responsibility for the development and review of a number of courses and programmes. James is the Executive Director of the London Office of the International Tourism Studies Association and a Fellow of the Tourism Society.

James carries out research into the public policy and political economy aspects of tourism, as well as into cultural and other non-corporate events in terms of their wider social and economic impacts. He has published a number of articles, book chapters and other papers on these topics and is a co-author of the core undergraduate textbook 'Events Management: An Introduction' (Routledge).

James is a regular contributor to a range of media and has been interviewed for BBC News, BBC Radio 4, The Guardian newspaper, China Daily and other outlets.

Recognition

  • Executive Director, London Office, International Tourism Studies Association
  • Fellow of the Tourism Society
  • Editorial Board Member for 'Sustainability'
  • External Examiner, Falmouth University