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Dr Edmund Goh is Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Law. He specialises in Hospitality Management and is the Unit Coordinator for HOS2325 (Undergraduate) and HOS6504 (Postgraduate).
Edmund obtained his PhD from the University of Queensland, Master of Philosophy from the University of Wollongong and Master of Commerce from the University of Sydney. Before moving into academia, Edmund worked in operational, marketing and hospitality positions with companies such as the Singapore Police Force, MacDonald’s, Park Hyatt, and Mandarin Oriental. As a hospitality entrepreneur, he invested and managed his own service apartments in Sydney and operated a boutique bed and breakfast cottage in Blue Mountains Australia.
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 50 research articles in conferences and journals. His work has appeared in Tourism Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, Environmental Education Research, Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Education, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, International Journal of Public Policy, International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing, and Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism.
His teaching and research has been recognised with more than $150,000 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, and Lithgow Tourism Council. In 2016, he received a notable recognition by Taylor and Francis Group for his research contribution to tourism studies in 2016.
Outside of work, Edmund enjoys spending time with his family, bushwalking, exploring Western Australia, and learning the game of cricket.
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