Dr Susan Mains

Lecturer in Human Geography

Energy Environment and Society, School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

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Susan P. Mains is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Dundee. Her work explores transnational identities and media representations of mobility, borders, and security in the context of Caribbean migration, creative industries in Jamaica and Scotland, and heritage tourism. She is editor of 'Mediated Geographies and Geographies of Media' (co-editors Julie Cupples and Chris Lukinbeal): a book exploring contemporary research on space, media and identities (Springer, 2015).Currently she is a partner in the Leverhulme Trust funded project, 'Caribbean In/Securities: Creativity and Negotiation in the Caribbean.' She has also been a partner in a Royal Society of Edinburgh funded collaborative project exploring representations of place and landscape connections between the Scottish Highlands and the Caribbean.

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Areas of expertise

  • Regeneration


Award Year
Commendation for Engagement Project of the Year 2023
Commendation for Engaged Researcher of the Year 2020