Peter Cullen

BSc Econ (London) in Economics, Analytical and Descriptive, 2(i)               
PGCE (Technical) (Leeds)                                                                     
MA (Economic Statistics) with Distinction (Leeds)                                              
Higher Education Academy Fellow                                                         

External Lecturer, University of Leeds  June 2015 onwards
Visiting Lecturer,  Leeds Trinity University Feb. 2011 onwards 
Dissertation Advisor (part-time), Gloucestershire University Jan. 2010 - Feb 2012
Senior Lecturer (Hospitality and Retail) Leeds Metropolitan University Jan.  1977 - Oct. 2009
Lecturer in Economics (Accounting and Applied Econ.), Leeds Polytechnic Sep. 1969 - Dec. 1976
Lecturer in Economics, Mid-Essex Technical College, Chelmsford Sep. 1968 - Aug. 1969

Examiner, Research

PhD Internal Examiner, Leeds Metropolitan University 2010; 2006 (x2); 2005
MPhil Internal Examiner, Leeds Metropolitan University 2005
External Examiner, Retailing, UMIST 2002
External Examiner, Hotel Management, Strathclyde University 1993
MRes Internal Examiner, Leeds Metropolitan University 2006

External Examiner undergraduate

Birmingham City University, BA Marketing 2005 - 08
University of Dundee, MA Hotel and Catering Management 1994 - 97
Scottish Hotel School, University of Strathclyde BA 1992- 95

Other Activity

External Advisor, Course Review, Graduate Diploma in Management and English, Salford  2009
External Validation Panel Thames Valley, MA Hospitality Management 1996
Editorial Board Journal of Retailing  and Consumer Studies 1994-2004
Associate Editor Service Industries Journal 1991- 96
Reviews Editor Service Industries Journal 1986- 91


TQEF Fund: 2007 £1900 fund to integrate library skills development and use of Inspiration software into modules using flexible, blended learning.
HEFCE funded work on developing flexible learning 2006-2009: 50% secondment to develop flexible learning models.
EU: ERASMUS-Socrates Programme: 1998-2001: Development and review of jointly taught module European Business Practice and Culture with Gothenburg University, Sweden and Laurea University, Finland
DfEE: Working for Skills 1998-99: Team member of university project  for DfEE [evaluation of work based learning skills programmes and accredited module specification]


Dissertation supervision: MA Business Management; MA International Business Administration (with distance learning with students in Croatia and Austria);  MSc Hospitality Management. 
BA Retailing, Consumer Services Management, Hospitality Management.
Retailing studies: modules relating to retail development and operations: and comparative analysis.
Business/Managerial Economics; Economic Principles; Welfare EconomicsConsumer Economics; Cross-cultural business;
Quantitative techniques;Research Methods: undergraduate/postgraduate.
Industry Project Co-ordinator/Tutor  (for student projects commissioned by commercial, public sector and voluntary organisations) 



Newman, A. J. and Cullen, P. (2002) Retailing: Environment and Operations, London: Thomson. [Reprinted 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007; Russian Edition, 2005].
Cullen, P. (1997) Economics for Hospitality Management, Thomson Press [Reprinted 1999, 2000].

Chapters in books

Cullen, P. (2005) ‘Social Change and the Conative Role of Retailers’ in Kaufman, H.R., International Customer Behaviour and Retailing Research: 8-13. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kova─Ź.

Articles in Refereed Journals

Walsh, S.M. and Cullen P.F. (2009) ‘Flexible Learning Improving Student Engagement: Higher Education, Software’ Journal of the World Universities Forum2(4):123-130. 
Cullen, P.F. (2007) ‘Designing and Implementing Models of Flexible Learning’ The International Journal of Learning14(7):111-118.
Nicholls, A.J. and Cullen, P. (2004) ‘The “Pester Power” of Products: Children’s Rights and Retail Ethics’, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Studies,11(2):75-86.
Newman, A.J and Cullen, P. (2001) 'From retail theatre to retail food show: The shrinking face of grocery', British Food Journal, July,103 (7): 443-452.
Cullen, P. (1994) ‘Time, Tastes and Technology: The Economic Evolution of Eating Out’, British Food Journal, November, 96 (10): 4-9.
Cullen, P.F. and Foxcroft, E.G., (1987) ‘Economic Features of Efficient Catering Service Production’, Service Industries Journal, July, 7(3): 340-352.
Cullen, P., (1985) ‘Economic Aspects of Hotel and Catering Industry Changes’, International Journal of Hospitality Management, December, 4(4): 167-171.

Published refereed conference papers

Cullen, P. and Walsh, S. (2009) ‘Integration of Inspiration Software and Library Supported Skills within Blended Learning in Undergraduate Teaching’, in Kallioinen, O. (ed.) Learning by Developing - New Ways to Learn 2009 Conference Proceedings, Laurea University of Applied Sciences, February,  
Cullen, P. (2008) ‘Different paths, same journey: developing flexible approaches to flexible learning’ in Kallioinen, O. (ed.) Learning By Developing - New Ways To Learn.  Proceedings of the 1st Conference on Innovative Pedagogical Models in Higher Education, February 6 - 7, 2008, Laurea University of Applied Sciences 
Nicholls, A.J. and Cullen, P. (2002) ‘The ‘Pester Power’ of Products: Children’s Rights and Retail Ethics, 9th EIRASS Conference on Recent Advances in Retailing and Consumer Services, Heidelberg August.

Other publications

Cullen, P. with others (2010), European Business Practice and Culture Leeds Metropolitan University available at Jorum;;; ]