Dr Guillaume Tiberghien
- Lecturer in Tourism (Management/Marketing) (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)
Dr Guillaume Tiberghien completed a PhD degree in Tourism from Auckland University of Technology and holds a Master degree in International Relations from University Paris-Est Marne la Vallée and a Bachelor in Business Administration from Kedge Business School in France. He has over 15 years of experience in researching and teaching Heritage and Sustainable Tourism subjects in an international context.
Guillaume is the programme leader in Dumfries of the triple accreditated Master degree in 'Management and Sustainable Tourism' (https://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/managementsustainabletourism/) with the Adam Smith Business School. He was an associate programme leader for the launch and development of an undergraduate Tourism and Hospitality programme at KIMEP University in Kazakhstan between 2008-2012.
His main teaching and research activities focus on the relationships between Cultural Heritage Tourism, Sustainable Tourism Development and Tourism Marketing. Guillaume also conducted and participated in several consulting projects in the fields of Tourism Marketing and Management in Central Asia, New Zealand and the UK.
Tourism Planning and Sustainable Development
- Authenticity and the Visitor Experience
- Tourism and Commodification of Cultures
- Community Development and Empowerment
- Reciprocity in Tourism
Dark Tourism and Heritage Interpretation
Cross-cultural Tourism Marketing
Mobilities and the Tourism Experience
Awards and grants:
Principal investigator, British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant 2017/2018, Award SRGx063 (£9518): 'Authenticity, Interpretation and Ideology: The Case of Gulag Tourism in Kazakhstan'
Principal investigator, Auckland University of Technology Culture and Society Contestable Research Grant 2014 (NZ$4000)
Auckland University of Technology Graduate Assistantship Award 2013 (NZ$12000)
Auckland University of Technology Summer Research Scholarship 2012 (NZ$4000)
Thesis awarded (secondary supervisor): 'Tourism Host-Guest Encounters in the Conservative Muslim Setting of the Sultanate of Oman'.
MSc Management and Sustainable Tourism - MSc Tourism, Heritage and Develoment/Sustainability
- Course Convenor: Tourism Marketing (DUMF5102)
- Course Convenor: Work Placement (DUMF5104)
- Tourism Dissertation (DUMF5012)
- Heritage, Interpretation and Development (DUMF5009)
BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Sustainability
Professional activities & recognition
- 2019 - (ongoing): Europe-Asia Studies
Professional & learned societies
- 2010 - (ongoing): Member, New Zealand Tourism Research Institute