Our staff have a wide range of knowledge and academic expertise combined with professional experience in their fields. Teaching is across the areas of Communication & Media, Marketing and Information Management

Head of School

  • Jo Royle

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    Jo Royle is Head of the School of Creative and Cultural Business. The school encompasses a variety of subject areas in the creative and cultural industries including: media, journalism, fashion management, tourism, events management, hospitality, public relations, marketing and advertising. It also incorporates Information Management.  

  • Academic Staff

  • Graeme Baxter

    Graeme Baxter

    Dr Graeme Baxter is a Research Fellow specialising in library and information science.  

  • Sally Berrisford

    Sally Berrisford

    Sally Berrisford is Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Josh Bircham

    Josh Bircham is a Lecturer in Digital Marketing and Analytics at RGU.  

  • Fiona Blunsdon

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    Fiona is a lecturer in Communication, Marketing & Media at RGU.  

  • Pauline Bremner

    Pauline Bremner

    Pauline Bremner is a lecturer in Retail and Fashion Management. She is currently the Head of Year of Stage Four Fashion Management and a member of the Programme Management Team for Fashion and Marketing.  

  • Simon Burnett

    Simon Burnett

    Prof Simon Burnett is Research theme leader. His interests are in the importance of the knowledge economy and its development.  

  • Tim Conner

    Tim Conner

    Tim Conner is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Neil Connon

    Neil Connon

    Dr Neil Connon is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing. His research interests include the use of technology in retail and technology acceptance in small and medium businesses  

  • Fionnuala Cousins

    Fionnuala Cousins

    Fionnuala is a lecturer in Information Management, and is also course leader for the Petroleum Data Management course.  

  • Izzy Crawford

    Izzy Crawford

    Izzy Crawford is a senior lecturer in Communication, Marketing & Media and is Subject Leader for Public Relations, Media and Journalism.  

  • Karen Cross

    Karen Cross

    Karen Cross is a Senior Lecturer and the Subject Leader for Fashion Management.  

  • Helen Dargie

    Helen is a lecturer in Digital Marketing within the Creative and Cultural Business School at RGU.  

  • Dorothy Giles

    Dorothy Giles

    Dorothy is a part time lecturer teaching on the BA (Hons) Fashion Management Course.  

  • David Gray

    Professor David Gray

    David Gray is a Professor of Transport Policy at RGU.  

  • Paul Green

    Paul Green

    Paul Green is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Ebuka Ibeke

    Dr Ebuka Ibeke is a Lecturer in Business and Data Analytics at RGU.  

  • Rachael Ironside

    Rachael Ironside

    Dr Rachael Ironside is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Events Management Course.  

  • Katherine Jones

    Katherine Jones

    Katherine Jones is a Lecturer in Events Management  

  • Gemma Kearney

    Gemma Kearney

    Dr Gemma Kearney is a Lecturer in Communications, Marketing and Media and Module Co-ordinator for undergraduate modules in Management Practice and Event Tourism.  

  • Jack Keenan

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    Jack Keenan is a Senior Lecturer in Communications, Marketing and Media where he is the Course Leader for MSc Digital Marketing and also a Learning Enhancement Coordinator.  

  • Evagelos Korobilis-Magas

    Evagelos Korobilis-Magas

    Dr Evagelos Korobilis-Magas is a lecturer in Marketing, his areas of expertise include marketing strategy, research and analysis.  

  • Audrey Laing

    Audrey Laing

    Dr Audrey Laing is a Lecturer in Communication, Media and Marketing.  

  • Craig Leith

    Craig Leith

    Craig is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for BA Hons International Tourism Management & BA Hons International Hospitality Management.  

  • Alan MacLennan

    Alan MacLennan

    Dr Alan MacLennan is a lecturer in Information Management and teaches modules in Cataloguing and Classification, Databases, Knowledge Organisation and Records Management.  

  • Rita Marcella

    Rita Marcella

    Professor Rita Marcella has led on a wide number of research projects in areas such as; Governance, Citizenship, Information Behavior, Media, Communication, Public Libraries, Parliaments, Research Impact, University Management.  

  • Madeleine Marcella-Hood

    Madeleine Marcella

    Madeleine teaches fashion management at RGU.  

  • Andrew Martin

    Andrew Martin

    Andrew Martin is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Director of the Scottish Centre of Tourism (SCoT). His research interests are in general tourism issues, such as hotel & hospitality impacts on the economy.  

  • Konstantina Martzoukou

    Konstantina Martzoukou

    Dr Konstantina Martzoukou is Teaching Excellence Fellow and Course Leader for MSc Information and Library Studies and MSc Information Management.  

  • Fiona McKay

    Fiona is a lecturer in Journalism in the School of Creative and Cultural Business  

  • James Morrison

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    Dr James Morrison is reader in journalism at RGU.  

  • Adrienne Muir

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    Adrienne Muir is Professor of Information Management. She is an active researcher in the fields of information and publishing law, ethics and preservation.  

  • Sarah Pedersen

    Sarah Pedersen

    Sarah Pedersen is a Professor and Director of Research in Communication, Marketing and Media. Her interests are in Computer-mediated Communication; Women’s use of Media and the History of Publishing.  

  • Elliot Pirie

    Elliot Pirie

    Dr Elliot Pirie is an Academic Strategic Lead within the School of Creative and Cultural Business where he is responsible for recruitment, international and commercial developments.  

  • Tracy Pirie

    Tracy Pirie

    Tracy Pirie is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Peter H Reid

    Prof Peter Reid

    Professor Reid is a Professor of Librarianship and Information Management. His principal research interests are Local Studies Librarianship, Historical Bibliography and library history, Reference and Enquiry Services and Digital Reference Services.  

  • Anne Singleton

    Anne Singleton

    Anne Singleton is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and teaches in the subject areas of Hotel, Tourism and Retail.  

  • Jill Smith

    Jill Smith

    Jill Smith is Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and teaches in the areas of Food & Beverage.  

  • Fiona Smith

    Fiona Smith

    Dr Fiona Smith is a senior lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and course leader for the BA Hons Public Relations and BA Hons Media course. Her research interests include the Role of the Media in the Construction of Memory and Postmodern Theory.  

  • Graeme Stephen

    Graeme Stephen

    Graeme Stephen lectures in the marketing team with primary teaching areas in strategy, consumer, business and brand marketing.  

  • Christina Stewart

    Christina Stewart

    Christina Stewart is the course leader for Digital Marketing BA (Hons). She is interested in online co-creation, digital marketing strategy, fashion management and brand management.  

  • Nichola Strachan

    Nichola Strachan

    Nichola is a Lecturer within the School of Creative and Cultural Business, teaching on the MSc and BA(Hons) Fashion Management courses.  

  • Nicci Thompson

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    Nicci Thompson is a lecturer and module coordinator in Film and Media.  

  • Andrew Turnbull

    Andrew Turnbull

    Andrew Turnbull is a Senior Lecturer. His research interests are in Tourism Marketing, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education and Retail marketing.  

  • Research Staff

  • Lyndsay Bloice

    Lyndsay Bloice

    Lyndsay Bloice is a Research Assistant specialising in Social Science research.  

  • Andy Grinnall

    Andy is a Research Assistant specialising in Information Management.  

  • Hayley Lockerbie

    Hayley Lockerbie

    Hayley is a Research Assistant specialising in Social Science research.