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Dr Hong Shi

Senior Lecturer in International Hospitality Management

Taking module leader’s responsibilities facing challenges and developing programmes of study to enable all students to reach the highest standards of personal achievement. Chevron icon

Biography

I am an experienced academic with over 15 years’ experience in strategic hospitality management. I have worked in Europe and Asia Pacific regions where I have developed executive management. I teach mainly at the undergraduate and post-graduate level and supervised and examined at DBA and PhD.

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons): Modern Language, Shanxi Normal University, China, 1995
  • PGCHE: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching, University of Gloucestershire, 2006
  • MA: Tourism Management, University of Derby, 1998
  • PhD: Strategic Hospitality Management, University of Derby, 2003

Awards

10/1995-10/1996 – Goldsmith College, UK. Scholarship funded by Sino-British Friendship Fellows Scheme, China

08/1993-12/1993 – SiYiDaMaGan, Japan. Scholarship funded by Chinese State Education Committee

Accreditation

10/1995-10/1996 – Goldsmith College, UK. Scholarship funded by Sino-British Friendship Fellows Scheme, China

08/1993-12/1993 – SiYiDaMaGan, Japan. Scholarship funded by Chinese State Education Committee.

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in UK

Membership of Hotel Association in China

Membership of Hospitality Association in UK

Teaching & Research

Research

Strategic issues in entrepreneurial ventures

Strategic sustainable benchmarking

International business management

Cultural management practice

Health tourism and development

External responsibilities

External member of the panel for periodic review - undergraduate Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Events programmes, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (2008)

External examining

External examiner for a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Sunderland (2008)