Dr Lorraine Brown
Lorraine supervises across a range of subjects, including tourism, sexual harassment at work, gender, work and leisure, cultural identity, and international education. Her methodological expertise lies in qualitative methods.
Lorraine is mainly a supervisor for MRes, DBA and PhD students. She also acts as a mentor to colleagues wishing to become more research-active, and supports the School's supervisors.
Lorraine has worked in Higher Education for many years, teaching across a range of subjects including research methods, cross-cultural management, modern languages and tourism and hospitality. She has worked extensively with international students and is very familiar with the challenges faced by students. This is also an area in which she has published widely in education and psychology journals.
- BA Hons French/German 2:1 Nottingham University, 1984
- PGCert RSA TEFL Clarendon FE College Nottingham, 1989
- PGCert Research Degree Supervision Bournemouth University, 2008
- PhD Bournemouth University, 2008 (The adjustment journey of international postgraduate students at a university in England: an ethnography)
- Certificate in Counselling Skills National Counselling Society, 2020
- Tourism and hospitality
- Gender and identity
- Cross-cultural contact
- International education
- Qualitative methods
Lorraine is an active researcher, focusing on issues relating to ethnicity, identity, culture contact, gender and education. She is currently working on a project investigating the experiences of female Muslim tourists in the UK.