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Ross Bennett-Cook

Visiting Lecturer and PhD Candidate, School of Architecture and Cities, University of Westminster

Ross Bennett-Cook is a visiting lecturer and PhD candidate at the University of Westminster. He contributes to modules in the department of tourism and events management.

His research interests are in the anthropology of tourism; tourist spaces (resorts) and how they are used by both domestic and international visitors, the impacts of tourism on societies and cultures, and relationships between tourists and hosts. His PhD research explores Turkish tourist resorts as places of escapism and refuge during increased authoritarianism elsewhere in the country.


  • –present
    Visiting Lecturer , University of Westminster


  • 2019 
    University of Sunderland, MSc
  • 2019 
    Akdeniz University , MA
  • 2015 
    London South Bank University , BA


  • 2022
    Fethiye: Turkey’s ‘Little Britain' – residential tourists’ identity and relationships, Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change