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Dr Ryan Jopp

Senior Lecturer, Management


Ryan is a senior lecturer and researcher in management, business sustainability, and tourism at Swinburne University, in Melbourne, Australia. In 2012 he successfully completed his PhD research looking at climate change adaptation at regional tourism destinations. He has published several articles in top rated journals and presented his findings at international conferences. Ryan has also travelled extensively, during which time he developed a greater understanding of the complex relationship between business, society and the natural environment. This interest grew into a desire to continue his research into busines management and sustainability, with a particular focus on climate change adaptation. He has also extended his research to scholarship of teaching and learning, exploring issues such as Global Citizenship and Authentic Learning & Assessment. He has also been awarded several Teaching & Learning Awards, including Swinburne's inaugural Adobe Innovation Grant in 2020, Faculty and School Teaching Excellence Awards in 2016, 2021 and 2023 and most recently the Vice Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award in 2023.

Research interests

tourism; sustainability; management; teaching and learning

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Higher Education - 390303
  • Tourism Management - 350803
  • Other Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services Not Elsewhere Classified - 359999

Teaching areas

Management;Tourism;Sustainability;Study Tours