Dr. Kelly Maguire
Lecturer & Researcher, Athlone Institute of Technology
Dr. Kelly Maguire is a Lecturer in Tourism Management at Athlone Institute of Technology. She has previously held the position of Senior Lecturer in International Tourism Management and Events Management at Liverpool John Moore’s University. She has worked with Local Authorities in planning large-scale outdoor public events in Ireland and is an independent research consultant in technologies for tourism and travel apps. She has acted as co-principal investigator on industry research funded by the NTDA and undertakes conceptual and applied research across tourism and events contexts focusing on sustainable planning and evidence informed planning for tourism and events industries. She has published in a range of journals and reviews articles for a number of established journal publications. She has co-edited ‘A Research Agenda for Event Impacts’ (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021) and ‘Places, Practices and (soft) Power’ (Sage Journals, 2019).