Dr Anna de Jong
- Senior Lecturer (School of Social & Environmental Sustainability)
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 Director of Research, within the School of Social & Environmental Sustainability.
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
Please note that I will be on leave in 2023, and as such will not be accepting new PhD students during this time.
2023-2028 ERC Starting Grant, JUST TOUR 'Tourism (In)justice: Rendering a Spatial Justice Framework for Tourism' (€1,353,471).
2022-2025 Huahua Li: Sensory touristic experience in urban landscapes
2022-2026 Amanda Fauziah: Destination distinctiveness in Indonesian Geoparks
Professional activities & recognition
- Leisure Studies
- Book Review Editor for Leisure Studies
- Tourist Studies
- Journal of Place Management and Development
Professional & learned societies
- Fellow, Higher Education Academy
- Fellow, Royal Geographical Society
- Member and Awards and Prizes Coordinator, Geographies of Leisure and Tourism Research Group RGS
- Member, Leisure Studies Association