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Dr Emmanuel Adu-Ampong

Senior Lecturer In Tourism Management


Summary

I am a Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK. My ambition is to become a world-class researcher and an academic in the allied fields of tourism, urban studies and international development planning. I have a strong motivation and enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research, coupled with an outstanding academic background. I combine excellent analytical abilities with an engaging teaching style, and a capacity to work accurately even under pressure.

About

Qualifications

  • 2017: PhD Urban Studies and Planning (Tourism Policy, Planning and Management), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 2013: MA International Relations, Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals, Spain
  • 2012: MA Development Studies, Erasmus University, Netherlands (The)
  • 2010: MSc Tourism, Environment and Development, King's College London, United Kingdom
  • 2008: BA Sociology and Social Work, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Senior Lecturer

Teaching expertise

  • Managing Visitor Attractions (Undergraduates) – Module Coordinator
  • Tourism Management: Principles and Practice (Undergraduates) – Module Coordinator
  • Tourism Planning and Development (Postgraduates)
  • Visitor Attractions Management (Postgraduates)

Research

  • Cultural Heritage Management
  • Research Methods
  • Tourism Destination Development and Management
  • Tourism Policy and Planning
  • Urban Studies and International Development

Teaching

Department of Service Sector Management

Sheffield Business School

Tourism

Publications

Journal articles

Sharpley, R., Novelli, M., & Adu-Ampong, E. (2019). Tourism planning and development editorial board 2019. Tourism planning & development, 16 (3), 255. http://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2019.1601332

Adu-Ampong, E., & Kimbu, A.N. (2019). The past, present and future of sustainability in tourism policy and planning in Sub-Saharan Africa. Tourism planning & development, 16 (2), 119-123. http://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2019.1580836

Adu-Ampong, E. (2018). Historical trajectories of tourism development policies and planning in Ghana, 1957–2017. Tourism planning and development, 16 (2), 124-141. http://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2018.1537002

Adu-Ampong, E. (2018). Tourism and national economic development planning in Ghana, 1964–2014. International Development Planning Review, 40 (1), 75-95. http://doi.org/10.3828/idpr.2018.2

Adu-Ampong, E. (2017). Divided we stand: institutional collaboration in tourism planning and development in the Central Region of Ghana. Current Issues in Tourism, Current Issues in Tourism, 20 (3), 295-314. http://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2014.915795

Adu-Ampong, E. (2017). State of the nation address and tourism priorities in Ghana- a contextual analysis. Tourism Planning & Development, 14 (1), 135-138. http://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2015.1101392

M. Amin, H.M.T., & Adu-Ampong, E. (2016). Challenges to urban cultural heritage conservation and management in the historic centre of Sulaimaniyah, Kurdistan-Iraq. Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 6 (3), 255-270. http://doi.org/10.1108/JCHMSD-03-2016-0019

Adu-Ampong, E. (2016). A metaphor analysis research agenda for tourism studies. Annals of Tourism Research, 57, 248-250. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2015.12.013

Oldekop, J.A., Fontana, L.B., Grugel, J., Roughton, N., Adu-Ampong, E., Bird, G.K., ... Sutherland, W.J. (2015). 100 key research questions for the post-2015 development agenda. Development Policy Review, 34 (1), 55-82. http://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12147

Books

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). Managing Tourism at Heritage Sites: Insights from the Cape Coast Castle, Ghana. Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP).

Reports

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). A Hundred Key Questions for the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Sheffield Institute for International Development.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2008). Socio-Economic Transitions and Changing Livelihoods in Peri-Urban Kumasi: A Case Study of Tikrom and Ahenema Kokoben in the Ashanti Region of Ghana’, Project Report for the Bureau of Integrated Rural Development. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (KNUST).

Presentations

Adu-Ampong, E. (2017). Tracking sustainability in tourism development policy and planning in Ghana.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2017). But you are also Ghanaian, you should know”: (re)negotiating researcher identity and positionality when conducting fieldwork at and away from home. Presented at: Critical Tourism Studies VII Conference, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2017

Adu-Ampong, E. (2016). They didn’t start it and they want to start their own and complete”: the Elmina 2015 Strategy and the politics of tourism-led local economic development planning.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2016). The Elmina Castle, the Benya Bridge and the role of location in heritage tourism-led local economic development planning.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). Tourism education development interventions in Afro-Caribbean Countries: a place-based approach.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). The Elmina 2015 strategy and the politics of tourism-led local economic development planning in Ghana.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). Interactive governance theory and tourism-poverty analysis in Ghana: a holistic approach?

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). The tourism-poverty nexus in Ghana: beyond the narrative of institutions matter.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). The global narratives vs. local realities of ‘institutions matter’: insights from the tourism-poverty nexus in Ghana.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). Today is party A, tomorrow is party B”: the politics of the tourism-poverty nexus in Ghana.

Adu-Ampong, E. (2015). Tourism Policy and Planning in Ghana: towards inclusive growth?

Adu-Ampong, E. (2014). Tourism-Poverty Nexus: Interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary insights into tourism’s role in local economic development and poverty reduction.

Other activities

Competitve Research Award

  • 2016: Research Fund Award for a research visit to the University of Surrey, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 2015: Competitive Research Award for a research project on tourism-led local economic development planning in Cape Town, South Africa and a research visit to the University of Cape Town, World Universities Network Research Mobility Programme Award, United Kingdom
  • 2014: Research Fund Award through the Santander Mobility Programme for a research visit to the University of Ghana, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 2014: Seed funding for establishing the Tourism Research Network (TouRNet), White Rose Doctoral Training Centre, United Kingdom

Research funding or grant

  • 2017: Funding support for TouRNet PhD/ECR Symposium, 2018, Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative (NARTI), United Kingdom
  • 2017: Funding support for Tourism Research Network PhD / ECR Symposium, 2017, Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative (NARTI), United Kingdom
  • 2015: Funding support to attendance at various academic conferences, Department of Urban Studies

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