MA Leisure and Tourism Policy, MA English Language and Literature
Principal Lecturer in Tourism
Nicola MacLeod has more than 19 years of experience of teaching tourism at the University of Greenwich and the University of North London (now London Metropolitan University) and 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.
Responsibilities within the university:
Teaching and administrative activities
AC4/Principal Lecturer with departmental responsibility for quality assurance.
Course leader on several postgraduate and undergraduate courses.
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 and currently External Examiner at Edinburgh Napier University.
Hart Robertson, M., MacLeod, N. and Smith, M., (2010)Key Concepts in Tourist Studies. Sage
Hayes, D., MacLeod, N., Slater, A., (2009). Reading the landscape: the development of a typology of literary trails to inform experiential design. Journal of Hospitality and Leisure Marketing. 18: 154-172.
Hayes, D. and MacLeod, N., (2008) Putting down routes: an examination of local government cultural policy shaping the development of heritage trails. Managing Leisure, 13(2): 57-73.
Hayes, D. and MacLeod, N., (2007) Packaging places: designing heritage trails using an experience economy perspective to maximize visitor engagement. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 13(1): 45-58.
Kennell, J., and MacLeod, N., (2009). Policy review – a grey literature review of the Cultural Olympiad. Cultural Trends. 18(1): 83-88
MacLeod, N., (2012) ‘Cultural routes, trails and the experience of place’. In Smith, M. and Richards, G. (eds) The Routledge Cultural Tourism Handbook. Routledge.