Dr. Michael B. Duignan

Senior Lecturer in Management, Coventry University

Mike's research looks at event and festival led place and tourism management, marketing and sustainable development (United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: 11, 12 and 18). His case study work spans a range of cultural and sporting events, from the mega-events like the Olympics (London 2012, Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020), major and hallmark events like the Cambridge Half Marathon, EAT Cambridge Food and Drink Festival and e-Luminate Light Festival. Mike has published over fifteen research papers in leading, international journals like Annals of Tourism Research and Tourism Management and presented his work at conferences across the US, Australia, UK and Europe. Full details on Mike's research, projects and publications can be found across this profile and via his website: www.michaelduignan.uk.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Tourism Management, Anglia Ruskin University