Dr Sean Gammon

Reader in Leisure and Tourism ManagementSchool of Business

Dr Sean Gammon has been writing and researching in sport tourism for twenty-five years; writing and managing the first undergraduate degree programme on the subject. Sean’s research interests mostly focus on sport tourist experiences, though more recently he has been exploring the breadth and significance of sports heritage in generating tourism. In addition to his work in sport tourism, he continues to contribute to the field of leisure studies, primarily focussing on the health-giving properties of leisure states of mind, as well as the use of leisure in education. Sean also supervises PhD and DBA programmes on numerous topics connected to leisure, heritage, leadership, sport and tourism