Bailey Ashton Adie

Postdoctoral Researcher

Faculty of Science

Dr. Bailey Ashton Adie is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Spatial Resilience (part of the FRONT research programme) in the Geography Research Unit at the University of Oulu, Finland. She has a PhD in Management and Development of Cultural Heritage from IMT Lucca, Italy, and an MA in Cultural Heritage and International Development from the University of East Anglia, UK. Her research interests include community resilience, second homes, natural hazards and tourism, community-based tourism, World Heritage tourism, tourism and development, dark tourism, film tourism, and heritage tourism.

Her work has been published in multiple book chapters as well as in leading journals, including Annals of Tourism Research, Current Issues in Tourism, and Journal of Sustainable Tourism. She is also the author of the monograph World Heritage and Tourism: Marketing and Management (Routledge, 2019) and co-editor of Second Homes and Climate Change (Routledge, 2023).

She is the Chair of the Leisure Studies Association and Director of Communications for the Recreation, Tourism and Sport Specialty Group (RTS), part of the American Association of Geographers. She sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Heritage Tourism, Tourism Geographies, Tourism Management Perspectives, El Periplo Sustentable, and Frontiers in Sustainable Tourism (Specialty Sections: Social Impacts of Tourism & Cultural Heritage and Authenticity in Tourism).

Research interests

  • Tourism Geographies
  • Community Resilience
  • Second Homes
  • World Heritage and Tourism
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Community-based Tourism

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Visiting address

Geography Research Unit
Faculty of Science
University of Oulu
90014 Oulu, Finland

Postal address

Geography Research Unit
P.O. Box 3000, University of Oulu
90014 Oulu, Finland