Dr Anna de Jong
- Senior Lecturer (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)
Anna de Jong is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism at the University of Glasgow. Prior to joining Glasgow, she held a Lectureship at the University of Surrey and a Postdoctoral position at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Anna is an interdisciplinary social scientist, with a background in human geography and tourism management. Her research takes focus with the relationships between tourism and place, guided by wider concerns of inequality and accessibility.
Anna is the Chair of Athena SWAN and Deputy Chair of Research, within the School of Interdisciplinary Studies.
Inequalities and tourism entrepreneurship policy
Place-making and sustainable tourism development
Tourism and regional transitions in respect to social and cultural diversity
Travel/tourist food experiences and sustainable food futures
I welcome enquiries about supervision relating to my research interests.
2018 Women’s Entrepreneurial Journeys through Tourism in Sub-Saharan Africa, Research England Global Challenges Research Fund, University of Surrey (£70,000, Co-Investigator).
2018 Early Career Visiting Fellowship, Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society and Space, University of Wollongong (AUS$4,000).
2018 Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship awarded to Dr Cristina Figueroa-Domecq, Women’s Journeys through Entrepreneurship in Tourism (€187,943). Contribution: Co-Investigator (25% contribution).
2017 Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, Rural-Tour: The Power and Politics of Tourist Trails as Rural Development (€187,866).
2016 University of the Highlands and Islands, Career Development Training Grant to contribute towards Masters in Tertiary and Higher Education (£840).
2016 University of the Highlands and Islands, Research Travel and Conference Fund to attend Leisure Studies Association Conference (£250).
2012-2015 Australian Postgraduate Award, Department of Education and Training (AUS$90,471).
2014 Institute of Australian Geographers Travel Grant to attend the Institute’s Annual Conference (AUS$270).
2013 University of Wollongong, Faculty of Science International Travel Grant to attend Association of American Geographers (AUS$2,100).