Professor John Swarbrooke
Associate Dean - International (Plymouth Global)
Plymouth Global (Academic Partnerships)
I am head of Plymouth Global and responsible for the international partnerships of the university including transnational education partnerships, articulation agreements, Erasmus, other staff and student exchanges and the English Language Centre
BA [Hons] Geography, University of Birmingham
Fellow, Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce
Roles on external bodies
Chair , ATLAS ,the association of universities which teach tourism , hospitality and leisure worldwide, 1999-2007
Corporate social responsibility
Staff serving as external examiners
University of Nottingham 2010 - 2015
Sustainability in tourism and corporate social responsibility
'The perception of UK tourists visiting France' for the Association of British Tour Operators to France
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Supervised 5 PhD's and 1 MPhil in the past five years.
Nine books , the most recent being a third edition of 'Consumer Behaviour in Tourism' , published by Taylor Francis, 2016. With Susan Horner.
Reports & invited lectures
Invited keynote speaker at more than 50 international conferences in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia Jordan, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Thailand and the UK.
Other academic activities
Running and delivering short courses for industry professionals for IMHI/ESSEC Paris and EHL Lausanne.