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Emmanuel Adu-Ampong

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

    • 2016: PhD 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, Kings College London, United Kingdom
    • 2008: BA Sociology and Social Work, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

    Senior Lecturer

    Research

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

  • Teaching

    Sheffield Business School

    Tourism

  • Publications

    Journal article: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2017), 'State of the Nation Address and Tourism Priorities in Ghana – a contextual analysis', Tourism, Planning and Development, vol 14, no 1, pp. 135-138

    Journal article: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2017), 'Divided We Stand: Institutional Collaboration in Tourism Planning and Development in the Central Region of Ghana', Current Issues in Tourism, vol 20, no 3, pp. 295-314

    Journal article: AMIN, H. 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, vol 6, no 3, pp. 255-270

    Journal article: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2016), 'A metaphor analysis research agenda for tourism studies', Annals of Tourism Research, vol 57, pp. 248-250

    Journal article: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2015), '100 key research questions for the post-2015 development agenda', Development Policy Review, vol 34, no 1, pp. 55-82

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

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2017), 'Tracking sustainability in tourism development policy and planning in Ghana'. Paper presented at Development Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Bradford

    Conference Paper: 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'. Paper presented at International Critical Tourism Studies Conference, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Conference Paper: 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'. Paper presented at Development Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Oxford

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2016), 'The Elmina Castle, the Benya Bridge and the role of location in heritage tourism-led local economic development planning'. Paper presented at ATLAS Annual Conference, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. CUFFY, V. (2015), 'Tourism education development interventions in Afro-Caribbean Countries: a place-based approach'. Paper presented at Association of Tourism Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference, Oxford

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2015), 'The Elmina 2015 strategy and the politics of tourism-led local economic development planning in Ghana'. Paper presented at Ghana Geographical Association Conference, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2015), 'Interactive governance theory and tourism-poverty analysis in Ghana: a holistic approach?'. Paper presented at International Critical Tourism Studies Conference, Opatija, Croatia

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2015), 'The tourism-poverty nexus in Ghana: beyond the narrative of institutions matter'. Paper presented at International Critical Tourism Studies Conference, Opatija, Croatia

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2015), 'Today is party A, tomorrow is party B”: the politics of the tourism-poverty nexus in Ghana'. Paper presented at ATLAS Africa Conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2015), 'Tourism Policy and Planning in Ghana: towards inclusive growth?'. Paper presented at ATLAS Africa Conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2015), 'The global narratives vs. local realities of ‘institutions matter’: insights from the tourism-poverty nexus in Ghana'. Paper presented at Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) 5th Annual Postgraduate Conference

    Conference Paper: ADU-AMPONG, E. (2014), 'Tourism-Poverty Nexus: Interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary insights into tourism’s role in local economic development and poverty reduction'. Paper presented at Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) 4th Annual Postgraduate Conference, Sheffield, UK

  • Other activities

    Research funding or grant

    • 2017: Tourism Research Network PhD / ECR Symposium, Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative (NARTI), United Kingdom
    • 2016: Sheffield Methods Institute for a methods-focused research visit, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
    • 2015: Research project on tourism-led local economic development planning in Cape Town, South Africa, World Universities Network Research Mobility Programme Award, United Kingdom
    • 2015: Supporting Conference Attendance at the Critical Tourism Studies Conference in Croatia, Department of Urban Studies
    • 2014: Research visit to Ghana, Santander
    • 2014: Kick start the activities of TouRNet, White Rose Doctoral Training Centre, United Kingdom

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