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Dr. Ross Curran

Assistant Professor


An Award-winning educator focusing on heritage travel and tourism

Dr. Ross Curran is the Director of Postgraudate Operations for Business Management Programmes, and the Global Programme Director for MSc Digital Marketing, and leads several undergraduate and postgraduate courses delivered across Heriot-Watt’s three campus locations. Ross is a member of the Marketing Society, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Dr. Ross Curran completed his Ph.D. from Heriot-Watt University in 2017, exploring nonprofit brand heritage and its influence on volunteer management. Before joining Heriot-Watt University, he worked in education in Japan and as a Marketing lecturer in the United Kingdom.
His primary research interests focus on nonprofit marketing, volunteer management practices, marketing in the tourism sector, and pedagogical approaches to delivering international entrepreneurship in the classroom.

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