Michelle Theresa McLeod

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Dr. Michelle Theresa McLeod

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Visiting Research Fellow - sponsored by Dr. Robertico Croes


Dr. Michelle McLeod is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies at Rosen College of Hospitality Management and is a Senior Lecturer at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica. Her tourism industry experience spans over 30 years. Her research interests include knowledge networks, destination and policy networks, and service productivity. Dr. McLeod’s three co-edited books are ‘Knowledge Networks and Tourism’, ‘Tourism Management in Warm-water Island Destinations’ and ‘Island Tourism Sustainability and Resiliency’. Dr. McLeod serves on The UWI COVID-19 Task Force as the tourism expert.

Dr. McLeod received the Principal’s Award for the Research Project with Greatest Economic Impact for the Faculty of Social Sciences for the project entitled “Open Data and Interactive Community Mapping: Empowering Local Community Tourism” in 2018, the Principal’s Award for Research Project Attracting the Most Research Funds in the Faculty of Social Sciences for the project entitled “Harnessing Open Data to Achieve Development Results in Latin America and the Caribbean” in 2016, Best Researcher in the Mona School of Business and Management in 2016, the Institute of Travel and Tourism, PhD Research Student of the Year in 2010, and the UKAIS (United Kingdom Academy of Information Systems) PhD Consortium, Winner of PhD Consortium Best Presentation Prize in April 2008.

LinkedIn – https://jm.linkedin.com/in/dr-michelle-mcleod-b10293106

Twitter – https://twitter.com/drmtmcleod

Google Scholar – https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ENWOIKkAAAAJ&hl=en