Teesside University Business School
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Beverley Boden

Beverley Boden

About Beverley Boden

Senior Lecturer, Beverley Boden is a tourism and aviation expert with specialisation in social media applications and customer trends in the tourism, travel and the aviation sector.  Close collaboration with industry organisations within the UK ensures that results have relevance and impact in the real world whilst constantly pushing the boundaries of knowledge and academic excellence. Bev has over 15 years’ experience in the travel and tourism industry, working for worldwide tour operators, airports and travel agencies through which she effectively led and managed teams within the sector during 9/11 and 7/7. Bev has over 13 years teaching experience through which she has carried out research in the field of dark tourism, terrorism and the impact on the 21st Century Traveller. Bev will soon commence a PhD in the field of dark tourism, focusing on morality versus mortality and the commercialisation of death. An MSc International Management graduate, Bev is keen to develop research in the field of alternative tourism.

Research interests and activities

Dark Tourism concepts, the impact of terrorism on tourism and events.

Learning and teaching interests

An experienced coach and mentor, Bev uses alterative teaching methods to ensure students proactively engage.