PhD, MA Leisure and Tourism Policy, MA English Language and Literature
Principal Lecturer in Tourism
Department of Marketing, Events and Tourism
Nicola MacLeod has more than 22 years of experience of teaching tourism at the University of Greenwich and the University of North London (now London Metropolitan University). She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. During this period, she has taught extensively, contributed to the development of new programmes and published widely.
Current research explores the role of self-guided tourist trails in the creation and experience of tourist space.
- Past External Examiner for Oxford Brookes University and the University of East London
- Currently External Examiner at Edinburgh Napier University
Responsibilities within the university
- AC4/Principal Lecturer with departmental responsibility for quality assurance
- Course leader on several postgraduate and undergraduate courses
MacLeod, Nicola and Hayes, Deborah (2013) Understanding self-guided trails: two explorative typologies.
Kennell, James and MacLeod, Nicola (2009) A grey literature review of the Cultural Olympiad.
Hayes, Deborah and Slater, Alix (2009) Reading the landscape: the development of a typology of literary trails to inform experiential design.
Hayes, Deborah and MacLeod, Nicola (2008) Putting down routes: an examination of local government cultural policy shaping the development of heritage trails.
MacLeod, Nicola (2012) Cultural routes, trails and the experience of place.
MacLeod, Nicola and Hart Robertson, Margaret (2010) Key concepts in tourist studies.
Kennell, James and MacLeod, Nikki (2009) A mimetic understanding of the Cultural Olympiad of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Kennell, James and Macleod, Nikki (2008) A memetic framework for conceptualisation and evaluation of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Recent conference presentations
MacLeod, Nicola (2008) Stars of page and screen: a case study of a media-based Yorkshire tourist attraction.