Martin is Principal Lecturer - International Collaborative Programmes at Liverpool Business School. He has previously worked in posts including Associate Head (International), Subject Group Leader, and Curriculum Lead.
Martin has an impressive track record of developing and managing international education in business and management, including collaborative provision / TNE courses, international recruitment, international / intercultural experiences, and international partnerships with high-ranking institutions. Martin has led the academic development and approval of over 40 business and management courses, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has developed international partnerships in countries including China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, UAE, Oman, Egypt, Ghana, Mexico, USA, and a range a European countries.
Martin has expertise in incorporating international / intercultural experiences into business and management education, developing the intercultural competence of students. He has developed numerous Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) projects, and incorporated international experiences into business and management courses, with large numbers of students participating. This includes short-term mobility such as international volunteering, management games, marketing competitions, and international field trips.
He combines his work in international education with research relating to mobilities. This includes student mobility, the experience of international students, intercultural competence, tourist experience, and place marketing.
Martin is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy / Advance HE (FHEA), a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS), and a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM), and British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE). He is also an experienced External Examiner.
2000, Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, PhD - Place Marketing / Urban Tourism
1994, University of Surrey, United Kingdom, MSc Tourism Management
1992, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, BA (Hons) Economic and Social History and Geography
Coca-Stefaniak A, Morrison AM, Edwards D, Graburn N, Liu C, Pearce P, Ooi CS, Pearce DG, Stepchenkova S, Richards GW, So A, Spirou C, Dinnie K, Heeley J, Puczkó L, Shen H, Selby M, Kim HB, Du G. 2016. Editorial International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2 :273-280 DOI Publisher Url
Selby M. 2020. A Holistic View of International Student Support Publisher Url
Selby M. 2018. Short-term Mobility: Transformative or Touristic? Publisher Url
Selby M. 2012. Geographies of Tourism and the City Wilson J. The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Geographies Routledge. London 978-0-415-56857-9 DOI
Selby M, Selby H, Botterill D. 2010. Tourism, Image, and Fear of Crime Botterill D, Jones T. Tourism and Crime Goodfellow Pub Ltd 9781906884147
Selby M, Hayllar B, Griffin T. 2010. The Tourist Experience of Precincts City Spaces - Tourist Places: Urban Tourism Precincts :183-202 9780750681957 DOI
Selby M, Mohd Khir M, Stonach I. 2014. Perceptions of Risk and Safety in Malaysian Event Management Industry: a reflexive approach. Ajanovic E, Caber M, Yilmaz Y. International Antalya Hospitality, Tourism and Travel Research :496-501 Author Url
Selby M. Understanding Urban Tourism: researching culture and experience’ TTRA International Conference, Urban Tourism: Mapping the Future
Pyper N, Selby M, Tomlinson R. Urban Space, Politics, and Socio-ethnic Relations in Roma Proceedings of British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference 2020: BAM Conference in the Cloud.
Selby M. Degrees of Risk: evaluating the touristic experiences of international students. Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Annual International Conference 2017.
Selby M, Jancsik A. Mobility and Co-production: understanding the experiences of international students. Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Annual International Conference 2014.
Selby M. Spiritual Journeys. The Experience of Spiritual Tourism Royal Geographical Society (RGB/IBG) International Conference 2009
Selby M. ‘The World in One City? Ethnic Divercity and European Capital of Culture’ Royal Geographical Society (RGS / IBG) International Conference 2008
Melville R, Selby M, Cliff M. 2007. ‘Retelling the City: exploring local narratives of Liverpool’ IMPACTS 08: European Capital of Culture Research Programme :1-19
Student Experience-Engagement: the need for a rethink in the context of disadvantaged students., Learning, Teaching, and Student Experience (LTSE) 2023 (Chartered Association of Business Schools)., Newport, Wales, Oral presentation. 2023
Decolonising International Student Experience, Decolonial Approaches in Teaching and Research, Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2022
Holistic View of International Student Support, IV Forum for the Internationalization of Higher Education, WSB University, Poland, Key Note. 2021
Horses for Courses: an evaluation of various approaches to COIL projects, Centre for Global Learning, Education and Attainment (GLEA), Coventry, Oral presentation. 2019
Designing Pedagogies for COIL, and Facilitating Student Interaction Across Cultures, Jordan Opportunity for Virtual Innovative Teaching and Learning (JOVITAL), Coventry, Oral presentation. 2019
Key Note: ‘Discourses of Place Marketing’. Protest and Resistance in the City, Protest and Resistance in the City, Berlin, Key Note. 2014
Other Professional Activity:
Jisc (2023) International Students’ Digital Experience, Report by Dr Tabetha Newman and Dr Mike Gulliver. Liverpool Business School Case Study, M. Selby, T. Wall, V. Jackson, pp. 25 & 61. Bristol: Jisc.. 2023
Universities UK International (UUKi) (2020) Higher Education in Latin America during Covid-19. Symposium. July 2020. 2020
European Association of Higher Education (EAIE) (2020) Community Summit: the year ahead. 16th – 17th June, online.. 2020
British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) (2020). Symposium on Diasporas and International Education. University College London (UCL), London, February 2020.. 2020
Universities UK International (UUKi) (2019) TNE Opportunities, London, October 2019.. 2019
British Council (2019) Going Global 2019 International Conference and Exhibition, Berlin, 13th to 15th May 2019.. 2019
British Council (2018), Going Global 2018 International Conference and Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, 2nd to 4th May 2018.. 2018
European Association of Higher Education (EAIE) (2017). Annual Conference, Seville, 15th to 18th September 2017.. 2017
British Council (2017). Going Global 2017 International Conference and Exhibition, London, 22nd to 24 May 2017. 2017
British Council (2016) Going Global 2016 International Conference and Exhibition, Cape Town, South Africa, 3rd to 5th May 2016.. 2016
Other invited event:
Understanding the Experiences of Mobile Students: the contribution of tourism research, University of Caen Normandy, Presentation at International Research Webinar, 2nd edition (online).. 2022