Dr Asia Alder

Asia AlderSchool

University of Wolverhampton Business School

Role

Senior Lecturer in Leisure Industries

Contact details

Direct line: 01902 323723

Email: A.Alder@wlv.ac.uk

University of Wolverhampton
Department for Marketing, Innovation, Leisure and Enterprise
Lord Swraj Paul Building/Business School
MN Building, Room 005
Nursery Street
City Campus North
Wolverhampton
WV1 1AD

Qualifications

Academic

2013 Doctor of Philosophy in Tourism, Thesis Title: ‘A Multigenerational Analysis of Derby's Post-War Polish Community Visiting Their Ancestral Homeland’, University of Derby

2005 Postgraduate Programme in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Derby

2002 Masters Degree with Distinction in Tourism, Culture and Environment, University of Derby

2001 BA (Hons) in Travel and Tourism with German 2.1, University of Derby

Professional

2012 University Certificate in Professional Development: High Performing Manager, University of Derby

Areas of PhD supervision

  • Diaspora/ roots/ return tourism
  • Migrant tourism
  • Migrant motivation for return to homeland
  • Migrant identity

Professional body membership and roles

Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

External academic roles

Reviewer for: Journal of Destination Marketing & Management

Publications

Alder, J. and Malek, A. (2017) Community engagement, rural institutions and rural tourism business in developing countries. In Oriade, A. (Ed.) (2017) Rural tourism and enterprise: Management, marketing and sustainability. CABI: London

Alder, J. (2015) Expressions of migrant identity: Food as a signifier of Polish identity. Tourism, Culture, and Communication, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 205-214.

Alder, J. (2014) Defining the Success of Extracurricular Awards. In Jackson, N. J. (2014) Lifewide Learning and Education in Universities and Colleges E-book. http://www.learninglives.co.uk/conference-e-book.html

Alder, J. (2008) Understanding Poland’s Ancestral Tourism Market: An Analysis of Motivations Based on Three Generations of Polish Community Living in Derbyshire, England. Tourism in the new Eastern Europe, Global challenges regional answers. International Conference Warsaw 29-30 November 2008

Conference papers

Alder, J. (2014) Lessons on engagement – seven years from the Derby Award to the Futures Award. AGCAS Skills Award Conference, University of Manchester, June 17th 2014.

Alder, J. (2013) The Futures Award. Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference. University of Derby, 4 July 2013

Alder, J. (2011) Festival of Volunteering. Countdown to the Games - The definitive conference about London 2012 for Further and Higher Education Podium National Conference, 8 February 2011

Alder, J. and Beizsley, C. (2010) The University of Derby Award Programme (for Employability, Leadership and Management) - added value to PDP modules and programmes. Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference, University of Derby, 8 July 2010 

Alder, J. (2010) University of Derby Award Programme – recognising students’ extracurricular experiences and employer engagement. Enabling a More Complete Education – Encouraging, Recognising and Valuing Life-Wide Learning in Higher Education Conference. University of Surrey, 13-14 April 2010 

Alder, J. and Davies, D. (2009) Visiting homeland, revisiting identity. Land and Identity Symposium. University of Derby, 16 May 2009

Alder, J. (2009) Visiting home: The migrants who never return. Coming home? Conflict and return migration in twentieth-century Europe Conference. University of Southampton, 1-3 April 2009

Alder, J. (2008) Understanding Poland’s Ancestral Tourism Market: An Analysis of Motivations Based on Three Generations of Polish Community Living in Derbyshire, England. Tourism in the new Eastern Europe, Global challenges regional answers. International Conference Warsaw 29-30 November 2008