Dr. Julie Scott is an anthropologist specialising in tourism, cultural heritage and sustainability. She has worked in the UK university sector for 15 years, teaching anthropology and tourism, postgraduate research methods, and field-based courses on tourism and development.
Julie has published on museums, tangible and intangible heritage, tourism and conflict, female entrepreneurship and employment in the tourism industry, and gambling and casino tourism. She has worked around the world carrying out consultancy, capacity building and training for UNESCO, the European Union and the British Government, as well as local authorities, social enterprises, NGOs and the private sector.
Julie holds the practitioners' certificate in PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development).
She is currently an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent. Julie is a Fellow and Member of Council of the Royal Anthropological Institute, and an active member of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Sub-committee of ICOMOS UK.