Associate Professor Geoff Dickson is the Associate Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences. As Associate Dean, Geoff is responsible for research development and building research capability and productivity in the Faculty. He co-chairs the Faculty Postgraduate and Research Committee, a key communication, policy and funding committee, and is responsible for maintaining records and reporting on research activity and outcomes.
As a member of the School of Sport and Recreation, Geoff leads the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in sport and recreation management. His research interests focus on interorganisational networks, corporate governance and event tourism. He is an Associate Director of the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute where he is responsible for the event tourism research program area. Geoff is an editorial board member of the Annals of Leisure Research, International Journal of Sport Marketing and Sponsorship, International Journal of Sport Marketing and Management, and the Sport Management Education Journal.