School of Creative and Cultural Business Staff
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 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.
Dr Graeme Baxter is a Research Fellow specialising in library and information science.
Sally Berrisford is Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.
Josh Bircham is a Lecturer in Digital Marketing and Analytics at RGU.
Fiona is a lecturer in Communication, Marketing & Media at RGU.
Pauline Bremner is a Teaching Excellence Fellow and lecturer in Retail and Fashion Management.
Prof Simon Burnett is Research theme leader. His interests are in the importance of the knowledge economy and its development.
Tim Conner is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.
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 is a lecturer in Information Management, and is also course leader for the Petroleum Data Management course.
Izzy Crawford is a senior lecturer in Communication, Marketing & Media and is Subject Leader for Public Relations, Media and Journalism.
Karen Cross is a Senior Lecturer and the Subject Leader for Fashion Management.
Helen is a lecturer in Digital Marketing within the Creative and Cultural Business School at RGU.
Dorothy is a part time lecturer teaching on the BA (Hons) Fashion Management Course.
David Gray is a Professor of Transport Policy at RGU.
Dr Ebuka Ibeke is a Lecturer in Business and Data Analytics at RGU.
Dr Rachael Ironside is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Events Management Course.
Katherine Jones is a Lecturer in Events Management
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.
Dr Evagelos Korobilis-Magas is a lecturer in Marketing, his areas of expertise include marketing strategy, research and analysis.
Dr Audrey Laing is a Lecturer in Communication, Media and Marketing.
Craig is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for BA Hons International Tourism Management & BA Hons International Hospitality Management.
Dr Alan MacLennan is a lecturer in Information Management and teaches modules in Cataloguing and Classification, Databases, Knowledge Organisation and Records Management.
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 teaches fashion management at RGU.
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.
Dr Konstantina Martzoukou is Teaching Excellence Fellow and Course Leader for MSc Information and Library Studies and MSc Information Management.
Fiona is a lecturer in Journalism in the School of Creative and Cultural Business
Dr James Morrison is reader in journalism at RGU.
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 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.
Tracy Pirie is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.
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.
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 is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and teaches in the subject areas of Hotel, Tourism and Retail.
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.
Jill Smith is Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and teaches in the areas of Food & Beverage.
Graeme Stephen lectures in the marketing team with primary teaching areas in strategy, consumer, business and brand marketing.
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 is a Lecturer within the School of Creative and Cultural Business, teaching on the MSc and BA(Hons) Fashion Management courses.
Nicci Thompson is a lecturer and module coordinator in Film and Media.
Lecturer – Tourism and Hospitality
Andrew Turnbull is a Senior Lecturer. His research interests are in Tourism Marketing, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education and Retail marketing.
Andy is a Research Assistant specialising in Information Management.
Hayley is a Research Assistant specialising in Social Science research.
Lyndsay Mesjar is a Research Assistant specialising in Social Science research.