Dr. Michael Conlin

Michael Conlin

Brief Introduction:

Michael Conlin has forty-seven years of experience teaching post-secondary education courses and twenty years of experience in the administration of post-secondary institutions in a number of countries including Bermuda and Australia.

 

Professional Credentials and Education:

  • Appointed a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality (FIH), formerly the Hotel and Catering International Management Association (FHCIMA) London UK, 2004
  • Appointed Professor Emeritus, Australian International Hotel School, 2004
  • Senior University Administrator's Course, The Ivey School, University of Western Ontario (UWO), 1986
  • Barrister and Solicitor, Law Society of Upper Canada (Province of Ontario Bar), 1981
  • Juris Doctor, University of Western Ontario (UWO), 1979
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Western Ontario (UWO), 1974
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science, University of Western Ontario (UWO), 1972

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Industry Experience:

Dr. Conlin worked for two years as a marketing representative for EMCO Limited in London, Ontario and for two years as the marketing research analyst for Kelvinator (Canada) Limited in London, Ontario. For four years, he was the managing director of a Canadian high-tech firm which sold information technology equipment in Southern Africa: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland. 

Dr. Conlin was for eleven years the Dean of Faculty of Hotel and Business Management at Bermuda College on the island of Bermuda. He was also the Chief Operating Officer and Dean of the Australian International Hotel School for nine years, a public agency collaboration between the Government of the Australian Capital Territory and Cornell University. 


​Past and Current Courses Taught:

  • BUAD 116 - Marketing
  • BUAD 209 - Business Law
  • BUAD 220 - Hotel Management 
  • BUAD 248 - Occupational Health and Safety
  • BUAD 262 - Organizational Behaviour
  • BUAD 269 - Human Resource Management
  • BUAD 279 - Industrial Relations
  • BUAD 293 - Entrepreneurship
  • BUAD 299 - Conventions Management
  • BUAD 308 - Multicultural Management
  • BUAD 330 - International Business
  • BUAD 358 - Global Trends in Tourism and Hospitality
  • BUAD 390 - Properties Management
  • BUAD 401 - International Management

Dr. Conlin has also taught both undergraduate and graduate courses at The University of Western Ontario, Laurentian University, Guelph University, Boston University, Royal Roads University, and the MCI Management Center Innsbruck.



Publications:

Dr. Conlin has over 40 refereed papers, book chapters, and peer reviewed conference presentations and is the author of four co-edited books on island tourism and industrial heritage tourism. His publications for the past ten years are listed below:

Conlin, M. V. and Jolliffe, L. (2018). Pebble Beach and Barrett-Jackson: the nexus of the automobile heritage and tourism. In Barry L. Stiefel, (Ed). Heritage that Moves Us: Preserving Historic Automobiles and Associated Culture. Oxford: Routledge.

Conlin, M. V. and Jolliffe, L. (2018). The Future of Wine Tourism in the Okanagan. A Delphi Method Survey. In M. Sigala and R. Robinson (Eds.). Managing and Marketing Wine Tourism and Destinations. Bristol: Channel View.

Conlin, M. V. and Jolliffe, L. (Eds.) (2016). Automobile Heritage and Tourism. Oxford: Routledge. 

Conlin, M. V. and Rouse, J. (2014).  From Merlot to Nk’Mip:  wine, tourism and identity in the Okanagan Valley.  In M. Harvey, L. White W. Frost  (Eds.).  Wine and Identity:  Branding, Heritage, Terrior.  Bristol:  Channel View. 

Conlin, M.V. and Bird, G.  (Eds).  (2014).   Railway Heritage and Tourism:  Global Perspectives.  Bristol:  Channel View.

Conlin, M.V. and Bird, G.  (2014).  Railway Heritage and Tourism:  Themes, Issues and Trends.  In M.V. Conlin and G. Bird, (Eds.).  Railway Heritage and Tourism:  Global Perspectives.  Bristol:  Channel View.

Lemky, K., Jolliffe, L., and Conlin, M.V.  (2014).  Railway Heritage and the Cruise Market.  In M.V. Conlin and G. Bird, (Eds.).  Railway Heritage and Tourism:  Global Perspectives.  Bristol:  Channel View.

Conlin, M.V. and Prideaux, B.  (2014).  The Future of Railway Heritage Tourism and the West Coast Wilderness Railway, Tasmania.  In M.V. Conlin and G. Bird, (Eds.).  Railway Heritage and Tourism:  Global Perspectives.  Bristol:  Channel View.

Bird, G. and Conlin, M.V.  (2014).  No Terminus in Sight:  New Horizons for Heritage Railways.  In M.V. Conlin and G. Bird, (Eds.).  Railway Heritage and Tourism:  Global Perspectives.  Bristol:  Channel View.

Conlin, M. V.  (2013).  Sustainable Facilities Design and Management.  In Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. (Eds.)., Facilities Management and Development for Tourism, Hospitality and Events.  CABI:  Wallingford.

Conlin, M.V. and Jolliffe, L. (Eds).  (2011).  Mining Heritage and Tourism:  A Global Synthesis.  Oxford:  Routledge.

Conlin M.V. and Jolliffe, L. (2011).  What Happens When Mining Leaves?.  In M.V. Conlin and L. Jolliffe, (Eds).,  Mining Heritage and Tourism:  A Global Synthesis.  Oxford:  Routledge.

Jolliffe, L and Conlin, M.V. (2011).  Lessons in Transforming Mines Into Tourism Attractions.  In M.V. Conlin and Lee Jolliffe, (Eds).,  Mining Heritage and Tourism:  A Global Synthesis.  Oxford:  Routledge.

Conlin, M.V. and Rice, A. (2009).   Lake Tourism Issues and Destination Management in the British Columbia Interior.  Proceedings of the 2009 Travel and Tourism Research Association Canadian Conference.  Guelph, Ontario, Canada, October 14-17, 2009.

Rice, A. and Conlin, M.V. (2009).  Current Issues Relating to the Role of Lakes on BC Interior Tourism Destinations.  Proceedings of the 4th International Lake Tourism Conference.  Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada,  June 21 -25, 2009.



Research and Community Involvement:

Dr. Conlin is currently working on a co-edited book on the future of education in tourism and hospitality with Dr. Geoffrey Bird (Royal Roads University)  and wine tourism projects with Professor Alan Rice (OSB). Dr Conlin was a member of the Board of Directors, Rotary Centre of the Arts from 2005 to 2008, the Okanagan College Board of Directors from 2006  to 2012, served as Chair of the OC Research and Ethics Board from 2012 to 2015, and was Co-Champion along with retired Dean Jayne Brooks of the OSB application for ACBSP Accreditation. He was Chair of the 2017 Tier III Review of the OSB. His is currently a member of the Research Ethics Board and OSB Library Committee. 

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