• Name: Professor Scott Cohen
  • Position: Professor of Tourism and Transport University of Surrey, UK

Scott Cohen is Professor of Tourism and Transport and Director of Research in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey (UK). Scott’s research is primarily focused on societal issues in the contexts of travel, mobility and transport, with particular interests in sustainable mobility, reducing hypermobility and the mitigation of air travel emissions. 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, The Financial Times and The Telegraph.

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 eight other journals.