Dr Edmund Goh is Senior Lecturer, School of Business and Law specialising in Hospitality Management and Deputy Director of The Markets and Services Research Centre (MASRC).
Key research area
- Tourism Management
- Vacation marketing
- Travel and Tourism maketing
Dr Edmund Goh is the elected 2nd Vice-Chair and Director of The Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE). Before moving into academia, Edmund worked in various marketing and hospitality sectors with companies such as the Singapore Police Force, McDonald’s, Hyatt, and Mandarin Oriental. He has taught across several universities such as University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, Western Sydney University, University of Wollongong, and Torrens University Australia. Prior to joining Edith Cowan University, he was the Head of Academic Studies at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, Torrens University Australia.
Edmund has a keen interest in research and uses research as the nexus to bridge the gap between academia and industry. He has published more than 70 research articles in conferences and journals. Currently, he sits on 7 journal editorial boards such as Journal of Vacation Marketing, Tourism Management Perspectives, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education, and Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism.
His teaching and research has been recognised with more than $600,000 worth of research scholarships and funding by the Australia Research Council, Office of Learning and Teaching, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong, University of Queensland, Torrens University Australia, Edith Cowan University, Augusta Margaret River Shire, and Lithgow Tourism Council. In 2008, he received the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award at University of Sydney. In 2016, he received a notable recognition by Taylor and Francis Group for his research contribution to hospitality studies in 2016. In 2018, he was nominated for the CAUTHE Fellow Award for Research. In 2018, he received 2 awards from the School of Business and Law at ECU: Excellence in Research by an Emerging Scholar Award; and Teaching and Learning Award for Impact on Learning. In 2019, he received the Mentoring in Teaching and Learning Award from the School of Business and Law at ECU; and the Early Career Researcher Award from EMCRN, ECU.
Outside of work, Edmund enjoys spending time with his family, bushwalking, and exploring Western Australia.