Martin Selby

Dr

  • 208 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
19982018
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Personal profile

Biography

 

Martin is Associate Head of School (International), responsible for the School of Marketing and Management's international portfolio. This includes delivery overseas/TNE, international experiences and mobility, and international student recruitment. The School has impressive student mobility, a large number of international students, and an expanding network of partners.

Martin has published widely in the fields of place marketing, urban tourism, experiences of place, and place image.  This includes journal articles in high-ranking journals, book chapters, and a sole-authored book entitled 'Understanding Urban Tourism'. More recently, Martin has focused on the experiences of international students and student mobility.

Martin teaches in in the area of research methods and event management, and supervises PhD students and postgraduate dissertations.

 

Area of Expertise:

  • International mobility
  • Experiences of international students
  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Place Marketing and experiences of tourism

 

International and Partnership Experience

Developed, validated and managed numerous successful collaborative courses in countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, UAE, Ghana, and Egypt.

Experienced in developing and managing various models of TNE, including autonomous franchise, validated programmes, and Dual Awards.

Manage internationalisation of the curriculum: short-term student mobility (e.g., field trips, international volunteering), study abroad, and online international learning (OIL).

Experienced in developing innovative pedagogies, such as blended learning, online learning, intercultural competency training, flipped classroom, and the use of 'Double' telepresence robots.

Developed and managed large-scale CPD and professional education partnerships in UK and abroad.

Experienced in developing international student recruitment within range of subject areas.

Organised and managed numerous international summer schools.

Manage partnerships with quality US and Australian universities.

Validated and managed collaborative postgraduate programmes, delivered through flying faculty.

Member of several working groups advising on international students, and experienced in writing international strategies.

Experienced External Examiner for degree, masters, and collaborative programmes.


Research and Consultancy

Place marketing, urban tourism, student mobility, and international education.

Published range of journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings.

Published sole-authored book entitled ‘Understanding Urban Tourism’.

Founding member of several consultancy groups, leading a wide range of projects, particularly in place marketing and economic development.

Research Interests

Selby, M., Morgan, N.J. (1996) ‘Reconstruing Place Image: its role in destination market research.’ Tourism Management, Vol. 17, No.4, pp. 287-294.

 Selby, M., (et al) (2000) ‘Perceptions From The Periphery - The Experience of Wales.’In F. Brown, D. Hall, Tourism in Peripheral Areas. Channel View Publications.

Selby, M. (2004) ‘Consuming Cities: conceptualising and researching urban tourist knowledge’ Tourism Geographies, Vol. 6, No. 2, May, pp. 186-207.

Selby, M. (2004) Understanding Urban Tourism: Image, Culture and Experience.  I B Tauris, London.

Kokosalakis, C., Bagnall, G., Selby, M., Burns, S. (2006) Place Image and Urban Regeneration in Liverpool. International Journal of Consumer Studies, Vol. 30, Issue 4, June, pp. 389-397.

Selby, M., Hayllar, B., Griffin, T. (2008) ‘The Tourist Experience of Precincts’ in B. Hayllar, T. Griffin. City Spaces – Tourist Places. London: Butterworth Heinemann.

Fleming, S. (ed) (2009) Andrews, H., Hackett, P., Meadow, Selby, M. (2009) Leisure and Tourism: International Perspectives on Cultural Practice. Brighton: The Leisure Studies Association.

Caudwell, J. (ed) (2009) Andrews, H., Hackett, P., Meadow, Selby, M. (2009) Local Communities and Local Cultures in the UK. Brighton: The Leisure Studies Association.

Kokosalakis, C., Selby, M., Bagnall, G. (2009) Strategic Approaches to Culture, Tourism, and Regeneration in Liverpool. In Caudwell, J. (ed) (2009) Andrews, H., Hackett, P., Meadow, Selby, M. (2009) Local Communities and Local Cultures in the UK. Brighton: The Leisure Studies Association

Selby, M. (2010) ‘People-past-perception: the visitor experience of cultural heritage tourism’ in E Waterton, s, Watson (eds.) Culture, Heritage, and Representation: perspectives on visuality and the past. Hants: Ashgate.

Selby, M., Selby, H., Botterill, D. (2010) ‘Tourism, Image and Fear of Crime’. In D. Botterill, T. Jones, Tourism and Crime. Oxford: Goodfellow.

Selby, M. (2012). Geographies of Tourism and the City. In J. Wilson (Ed.)The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Geographies. London: Routledge.

Selby, M. (forthcoming) Degrees of Mobility: the touristic experiences of international students. Annals of Tourism Research. 

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Research Output 1998 2018

Short-term International Mobility: Transformative or Touristic?

Selby, M., 7 Mar 2018, 2 p. European Association for International Education.

Research output: Other contribution

intercultural skills
weblog
best practice
student
Tourism
4 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial

Coca-Stefaniak, A., Morrison, A. M., Edwards, D., Graburn, N., Liu, C., Pearce, P., Ooi, C. S., Pearce, D. G., Stepchenkova, S., Richards, G. W., So, A., Spirou, C., Dinnie, K., Heeley, J., Puczkó, L., Shen, H., Selby, M., Kim, H. & Du, G., 2016, In : International Journal of Tourism Cities. 2, 4, p. 273-280 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

tourism
terrorism
city
cultural heritage
violence

Geographies of Tourism and the City

Selby, M., 1 Sep 2012, The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Geographies. Wilson, J. (ed.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

People-Past-Perception: The Visitor Experience of Cultural Heritage Tourism

Selby, M., 2010, Culture, Heritage, and Representation: perspectives on visuality and the past.. Waterton, E. & Watson, S. (eds.). Ashgate Publishing Ltd

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

The tourist experience of precincts

Selby, M., Hayllar, B. & Griffin, T., 31 Aug 2010, City Spaces - Tourist Places. Hayllar, B. & Griffin, T. (eds.). Butterworth-Heinemann, p. 183-201 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2002 2017

  • 8 Participation in conference
  • 3 Oral presentation

Degree of Risk: evaluating the touristic experience of international students.

Martin Selby (Speaker)
1 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Discourses of Place Marketing

Martin Selby (Speaker)
27 Nov 2014

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Degrees of Co-production: understanding the experiences of international students as tourists.

Martin Selby (Speaker)
31 Aug 2014

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference 2009

Martin Selby (Speaker)
26 Aug 200928 Aug 2009

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Leisure Studies Association Annual Conference Community, Capital and Cultures: Leisure and Regeneration as Cultural Practice

Martin Selby (Speaker)
8 Jul 200810 Jul 2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference