Professor John Dawson

Emeritus Professor

Marketing & Retail University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Professor John Dawson

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I am a Fellow of the Royal Society of Scotland. I hold a Visiting Professorship at ESADE Barcelona, Spain and I am a Distinguished Professor at the University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences at Kobe, Japan. In 2005 I was awarded a Senior Research Scholarship from the Ministry of Education in Spain. I held the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship in 2004 at Saitama University and in 2006 at Kobe University.Emeritus Professor, University of Stirling Emeritus Professor, University of Edinburgh Visiting Professor, Manchester Business School Education

BSc (Class 2.1 Geography) University College, London 1965 MPhil (Town Planning), University College, London 1967 PhD, University of Nottingham 1971 DBA (Honorary) University of Abertay Dundee 2010

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Professor of Marketing, The University of Edinburgh (part-time from 2005) 1990-09 Professor of Retail Studies, University of Stirling (part-time) 2005-09 Head of Department of Business Studies and Management School, University of Edinburgh 1993-98 Fraser of Allander Professor of Distributive Studies, University of Stirling 1983-90 Reader, Department of Geography, University of Wales 1981-83 Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Wales 1974-81 Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Wales 1971-74 Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Nottingham 1967-71 Research Assistant, University College, London 1966-67


Visiting Senior Scholarship, Ministry of Education and Science, Spain 2005 Japan Society for Promotion of Science Fellow, Saitama University 2004 Fellowship of Royal Society of Edinburgh 2003 Tyner Fellow Florida State University 2003 Nuffield Foundation Social Science Research Fellowship 1990 Back Award of Royal Geographical Society 1986 Visiting Positions Visiting Professor, University of Valencia Spain 2010-11 Visiting Professor, University of Kobe, Japan 2010 Visiting Professor, ESADE, Barcelona, Spain 1989-08 Visiting Professor, Wirtschaftsuniversität,Wien, Austria 2008 Visiting Professor and JSPS Fellow, Kobe University 2006 Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences, Kobe 2003-10 Visiting Professor Saitama University, Tokyo 2002 Visiting Professor, Boconni University, Milan 2000 Visiting Professor, University Marketing and Distribution Sciences, Kobe 2000 Visiting Research Fellow, European University Institute Florence 1999 Visiting Professor, UNISA, South Africa 1999 Visiting Professor, Centre for Business Research, Chuo University 1986 Visiting Professor, Florida State University 1982 Visiting Research Fellow, Australian National University 1978 Visiting Lecturer, University of Western Australia 1973 Professional Posts Board member Society for Asian Retailing and Distribution 2001- Member QAA Subject Benchmarking Group for Business Studies 1999 Member of Scottish Committee of British Council of Shopping Centres 1997-98 Member, National Retail Planning Forum 1996-07 Member of Institute of Management Working Party on Management Development to the Millennium 1993-95 Member of Scientific Advisory Committee Scuola Superiore del Commercio del Turismo e dei Servizi, Milan 1991-95 Member of the Technical Committee of Institute of Logistics 1991-95 Director, Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling 1983-90 Director, Distributive Trades Technology Advisory Centre, University of Stirling 1987-90 Director, University of Stirling MBA Programme 1985-88 Member of Technology Training Working Party of Distributive Trades EDC 1985-87 Honorary Secretary of Institute of British Geographers 1985-88 Member of Distributive Trades Committee of National Economic Development Council 1984-88 Member of Age Concern Working Party on Shopping for the Elderly 1984-85 Member of Scottish Executive of Institute of Distribution and Logistics Management 1983-88 Secretary of Joint Royal Geographical Society, Institute of British 1981-84 Geographers, Geographical Association, Higher Education Committee Member of Council of Institute of British Geographers 1981-84 Director, National Museums Scotland Enterprises Ltd 1997-06 Chairman , National Museums Scotland Retailing Ltd 1997-02 Director, Campsie Shopping Centre (Cumbernauld) Ltd 1995-96 Director Association for Management Education and Training Scotland 1994-98 Chairman, Trading Co. of Royal Museum of Scotland 1992-97 Director, Broadwood Stadium (Cumbernauld) Ltd 1992-96 Member of Board, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Enterprise Trust 1988-93 Member of Board, Cumbernauld Development Corporation 1987-97