Our staff have a wide range of knowledge and academic expertise combined with professional experience in their fields. Teaching is across the areas of Communication & Media, Marketing and Information Management

Head of School

  • Jo Royle

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    Jo Royle is Head of the School of Creative and Cultural Business. The school encompasses a variety of subject areas in the creative and cultural industries including: media, journalism, fashion management, tourism, events management, hospitality, public relations, marketing and advertising. It also incorporates Information Management.  

  • Academic Staff

  • Graeme Baxter

    Graeme Baxter

    Dr Graeme Baxter is a Research Assistant specialising in Information Management.  

  • Sally Berrisford

    Sally Berrisford

    Sally Berrisford is Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Fiona Blunsdon

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    Fiona is a lecturer in Communication, Marketing & Media at RGU.  

  • Pauline Bremner

    Pauline Bremner

    Dr Pauline Bremner is a lecturer in Retail and Fashion Management.  

  • Simon Burnett

    Simon Burnett

    Prof Simon Burnett is Research theme leader. His interests are in the importance of the knowledge economy and its development.  

  • Tim Conner

    Tim Conner

    Tim Conner is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Neil Connon

    Neil Connon

    Dr Neil Connon is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing. His research interests include the use of technology in retail and technology acceptance in small and medium businesses  

  • Katie Cooper

    Katie Cooper

    Katie Cooper is a lecturer in Information Management. Katie teaches on a number of courses, including the MSc Information and Library Studies.  

  • Fionnuala Cousins

    Fionnuala Cousins

    Fionnuala is a lecturer in Information Management, and is also course leader for the Petroleum Data Management course.  

  • Izzy Crawford

    Izzy Crawford

    Izzy Crawford is a senior lecturer in Communication, Marketing & Media and is Subject Leader for Public Relations, Media and Journalism.  

  • Karen Cross

    Karen Cross

    Karen Cross is a Senior Lecturer and the Subject Leader for Fashion Management.  

  • Andrew Davis

    Andrew Davis

    Dr Andrew Davis is a lecturer in marketing, teaching on a number of Undergraduate and Postgraduate modules.  

  • Nicola Furrie

    Nicola Furrie

    Dr Nicola Furrie is Course Leader for MSc Journalism, MSc Corporate Communication & Public Affairs and BA(Hons) Journalism.  

  • Dorothy Giles

    Dorothy Giles

    Dorothy is a part time lecturer teaching on the BA (Hons) Fashion Management Course.  

  • David Gray

    Professor David Gray

    David Gray is a Professor of Transport Policy at RGU.  

  • Paul Green

    Paul Green

    Paul Green is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Rachael Ironside

    Rachael Ironside

    Dr Rachael Ironside is a lecturer in Events Management.  

  • Gemma Kearney

    Gemma Kearney

    Dr Gemma Kearney is a Lecturer in Communications, Marketing and Media and Module Co-ordinator for undergraduate modules in Management Practice and Event Tourism.  

  • Jack Keenan

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    Jack Keenan is a Senior Lecturer in Communications, Marketing and Media where he is the Course Leader for MSc Digital Marketing and also a Learning Enhancement Coordinator.  

  • Evagelos Korobilis-Magas

    Evagelos Korobilis-Magas

    Dr Evagelos Korobilis-Magas is a lecturer in Marketing, his areas of expertise include marketing strategy, research and analysis.  

  • Simone Kurtzke

    Simone Kurtzke

    Dr Simone Kurtzke is a lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and her main areas of teaching and research are digital and social media marketing.  

  • Audrey Laing

    Audrey Laing

    Dr Audrey Laing is a Lecturer in Communication, Media and Marketing.  

  • Craig Leith

    Craig Leith

    Craig is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for BA Hons International Tourism Management & BA Hons International Hospitality Management.  

  • Alan MacLennan

    Alan MacLennan

    Dr Alan MacLennan is a lecturer in Information Management and teaches modules in Relational Databases, Information Dissemination and Records Management.  

  • Rita Marcella

    Rita Marcella

    Professor Rita Marcella has led on a wide number of research projects in areas such as; Governance, Citizenship, Information Behavior, Media, Communication, Public Libraries, Parliaments, Research Impact, University Management.  

  • Madeleine Marcella-Hood

    Madeleine Marcella

    Madeleine teaches fashion management at RGU.  

  • Andrew Martin

    Andrew Martin

    Andrew Martin is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Director of the Scottish Centre of Tourism (SCoT). His research interests are in general tourism issues, such as hotel & hospitality impacts on the economy.  

  • Konstantina Martzoukou

    Konstantina Martzoukou

    Dr Konstantina Martzoukou is PG Programme Leader with responsibility for the postgraduate programme of the ischool.  

  • Carolyn McNicholas

    Carolyn McNicholas

    Carolyn McNicholas is Subject Leader Marketing and a Senior Marketing Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media managing the team of Marketing Lecturers.  

  • James Morrison

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    Dr James Morrison is reader in journalism at RGU.  

  • Adrienne Muir

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    Adrienne Muir is Professor of Information Management. She is an active researcher in the fields of information and publishing law, ethics and preservation.  

  • Sarah Pedersen

    Dr Sarah Pedersen

    Sarah Pedersen is a Professor and Director of Research in Communication, Marketing and Media. Her interests are in Computer-mediated Communication; Women’s use of Media and the History of Publishing.  

  • Tracy Pirie

    Tracy Pirie

    Tracy Pirie is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Elliot Pirie

    Elliot Pirie

    Elliot Pirie is a senior lecturer and programme leader for several PG courses. He teaches on a variety of programmes in areas such as marketing, consumer psychology, research methods, and international branding.  

  • Peter H Reid

    Prof Peter Reid

    Professor Reid is a Professor of Librarianship and Information Management. His principal research interests are Local Studies Librarianship, Historical Bibliography and library history, Reference and Enquiry Services and Digital Reference Services.  

  • Anne Singleton

    Anne Singleton

    Anne Singleton is a Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and teaches in the subject areas of Hotel, Tourism and Retail.  

  • Jill Smith

    Jill Smith

    Jill Smith is Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and teaches in the areas of Food & Beverage.  

  • Fiona Smith

    Fiona Smith

    Dr Fiona Smith is a senior lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media and course leader for the BA Hons Public Relations and BA Hons Media course. Her research interests include the Role of the Media in the Construction of Memory and Postmodern Theory.  

  • Graeme Stephen

    Graeme Stephen

    Graeme Stephen is a Senior Lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media.  

  • Christina Stewart

    Christina Stewart

    Christina Stewart is a lecturer in communications, marketing and media.  

  • Nichola Strachan

    Nichola Strachan

    Nichola is a lecturer in Communication, Marketing and Media, specialising in Fashion Management.  

  • Elizabeth Tait

    Elizabeth Tait

    Dr Elizabeth Tait is a lecturer in Information Management and is research degree co-ordinator and Director of DInfSc.  

  • Andrew Turnbull

    Andrew Turnbull

    Andrew Turnbull is a Senior Lecturer. His research interests are in Tourism Marketing, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education and Retail marketing.  

  • Caroline Whitehead

    Caroline Whitehead

    Caroline Whitehead is a part time Lecturer in Information Management.  

  • Dorothy Williams

    Professor Dorothy Williams

    Professor Dorothy Williams is Emeritus Professor of Information Science Research.  

  • Research Staff

  • Lyndsay Bloice

    Lyndsay Bloice

    Lyndsay Bloice is a Research Assistant specialising in Social Science research.  

  • Andy Grinnall

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    Andy is a Research Assistant specialising in Information Management.  

  • Hayley Lockerbie

    Hayley Lockerbie

    Hayley is a Research Assistant specialising in Information Management.