Scott Cohen is Professor of Tourism and Transport, School Director of Research and Head of the Department of Tourism and Transport in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Scott’s research is primarily focused on societal issues in the contexts of travel, mobility and transport, with particular interests in hypermobility, sustainable mobility, autonomous vehicles and in business and lifestyle travel. He publishes regularly across high impact business, social science and environmental science journals. Scott’s research has been featured in prominent media outlets such as The Economist, The Washington Post, NBC News, Fast Company, Newsweek, USA Today, The Financial Times and The Telegraph, and he has made TV appearances on CNN Business Traveller and Channel 4’s Flights and Holidays from Hell.
Scott was awarded as “Researcher of the Year” by his Faculty at the University of Surrey (2015), an “Emerging Scholar of Distinction” by the International Academy for the Study of Tourism (2013) and co-recipient of the Journal of Travel Research’s “Charles R. Goeldner Article of Excellence Award” (2015). He serves as an Associate Editor for Annals of Tourism Research and as an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Travel Research, Current Issues in Tourism, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing,Tourism Recreation Research, Journal of China Tourism Research, Anatolia and The Service Industries Journal.