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Academic Profile - Associate Professor Leonie Lockstone-Binney

ASSOCIATE DEAN (RESEARCH)

Biography

Associate Professor Leonie Lockstone-Binney is Associate Dean (Research) at William Angliss Institute, joining the organisation in June 2015. Previously, Leonie was employed at Victoria University as Associate Professor of Event Management and Discipline Head of Tourism, Hospitality and Events. Building on her PhD study of the management of volunteers and paid staff in the cultural tourism sector, Leonie's main area of research expertise since 2000 relates to volunteering, specifically in event and tourism settings. Consolidating on her reputation in the field, Leonie has published her work in several top-tier journals including the Journal of Travel Research, Leisure Sciences, Tourism Analysis, International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Tourism Research and Leisure Studies. Leonie continues to collaborate on projects with leading researchers from Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Qualifications

  • GradCert in Tertiary Education Victoria University (2011)
  • PhD Victoria University (2005)
  • MBus (Tourism Management) Victoria University (2000)
  • BBus (Travel and Tourism Management) Victoria University (1995)

Contact details

T: +61 3 9606 2159
E: Leonie.Lockstone-Binney@angliss.edu.au

Areas of expertise

Volunteering
Volunteering in tourism and event settings
Event management education
Commemorative events

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List of research publications

Books

  • Smith, K., Lockstone-Binney, L., Holmes, K., & Baum. T. (Eds.). (2014). Event volunteering: International perspectives on the volunteering experience. Routledge Advances in Event Research Series. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-82103-2
  • Baum, T., Deery, M., Hanlon, C., Lockstone, L., & Smith, K. (Eds.). (2009). People and work in events and conventions. Oxfordshire: CABI. ISBN: 978-1-84593-476-7

 

Book chapters

  • Lockstone-Binney, L., Smith, K., Holmes, K., & Baum, T. (2015). Exploring future forms of event volunteering. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, U. McMahon-Beattie, E. Backer & K. Smith (Eds.), The future of events & festivals (pp. 175-186). Routledge Advances in Events Book Series. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-82462-0
  • Lockstone-Binney, L., Holmes, K., Baum, T., & Smith, K. (2014). Event Volunteering Evaluation (EVE): Challenging the methodological limits of event volunteering research. In K. Smith, L. Lockstone-Binney, K.Holmes & T. Baum (Eds.), Event volunteering: International perspectives on the volunteering experience (pp. 167-181). Routledge Advances in Event Research Series. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-82103-2
  • Smith, K., Wolf, N., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2014). Volunteer experiences in the build up to Rugby World Cup 2011. In K. Smith, L. Lockstone-Binney, K.Holmes & T. Baum (Eds.), Event volunteering: International perspectives on the volunteering experience (pp. 111-125). Routledge Advances in Event Research Series. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-82103-2
  • Baum, T., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2014). Fit for purpose: Delivering wellness tourism through people. In C. Voight & C. Pforr (Eds.), Wellness tourism: A destination perspective (pp. 130-144). Routledge Advances in Tourism Series. ISBN: 978-0-415-64467-9
  • Lockstone, L., & Baum, T. (2009). 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, Australia: Managing the mega event volunteering journey. In K. Holmes & K.A. Smith (Eds.), Managing volunteers within tourism. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN: 978-0-7506-8767-6
  • Lockstone, L., & Smith, K. (2009). Episodic experiences: Volunteering flexibility in the events sector. In T. Baum, M. Deery, C. Hanlon, L. Lockstone & K. Smith (Eds.), People and work in events and conventions (pp. 108-124). Oxfordshire: CABI. ISBN: 978-1-84593-476-7
  • Smith, K. & Lockstone, L. (2009). Involving and keeping event volunteers: Management insights from cultural festivals. In T. Baum, M. Deery, C. Hanlon, L. Lockstone & K. Smith (Eds.), People and work in events and conventions (pp. 154-167). Oxfordshire: CABI. ISBN: 978-1-84593-476-7
  • Lockstone, L. (2007). Shape shifters: The role and functions of modern museums. In R. Rentschler & A-M. Hede (Eds.), Museum marketing: Competing in the global marketplace (pp. 61-68). Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN: 978 0 7506 8065 3

 

Journal articles

  • Baum, T., Solnet, D., Robinson, R., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (forthcoming). What about the workers? Roles and skills for employees in the hotels of the future. Journal of Vacation Marketing.
  • Lockstone-Binney, L., Whitelaw, P., & Binney, W. (forthcoming). Crown land management from a volunteer perspective: The Victorian example. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management.
  • Lockstone-Binney, L., Holmes, K., Smith, K., Baum, T., & Storer, C. (2015). Are all my volunteers here to help out? Clustering event volunteers by their motivations. Event Management, 19(4), 461-477.
  • Holmes, K., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2014). An exploratory study of volunteer stress management: The organisational story. Third Sector Review, 20(1), 7-22.
  • Ong, F., Lockstone-Binney, L., King, B., & Smith, K. (2014). The future of volunteer tourism in the Asia Pacific region: Alternative prospects. Journal of Travel Research, 53(6), 680-692.
  • Zanon, D., Hall, J., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Weber, D. (2014). Development of a whole of agency approach to segmentation in parks. Journal of Leisure Research, 46(5), 563-592.
  • Lockstone-Binney, L., Whitelaw, P., Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Michael, I. (2014). The motives for ambassadors bidding for international association meetings and events. Event Management, 18(1), 65-74.
  • Baum, T., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Robertson, M. (2013). Event studies: Finding fool's gold at the rainbow's end? International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 4(3), 179-185.
  • Lockstone-Binney, L., Hall, J., & Atay, L. (2013). Exploring the conceptual boundaries of diaspora and battlefield tourism: Australians travel to the Gallipoli battlefield, Turkey, as a case study. Tourism Analysis, 18, 297-311.
  • Ong, F., Pearlman, M., Lockstone-Binney, L., & King, B. (2013). Virtuous volunteer tourism: Towards a uniform code of conduct. Annals of Leisure Research, 16(1), 72-86.
  • Zanon, D., Doucouliagos, C., Hall, J., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2013). Constraints to park visitation: A meta-analysis of North American studies. Leisure Sciences, 35(5), 475-493.
  • Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2012). Is this for real? Authentic learning for the challenging events environment. Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 12(3), 1-18.
  • Hall, J., Basarin, J., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2011). Pre and post-trip factors influencing the visitor experience at a battlefield commemorative event: Gallipoli a case study. Tourism Analysis, 16, 419-429.
  • Ong, F., Pearlman, M., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2011). An examination of not-for-profit volunteer tourism sending organisations' guiding considerations that influence volunteer tourism programs. World Leisure Journal, 54(3), 296-311.
  • Holmes, K., Smith, K., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Baum, T. (2010). Developing the dimensions of tourism volunteering. Leisure Sciences, 32(3), 255-269.
  • Hall, J., Basarin, J., & Lockstone, L. (2010). An empirical analysis of attendance at a commemorative event: Anzac Day at Gallipoli. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 29, 245-253.
  • Lockstone-Binney, L., Holmes, K., Smith, K., & Baum, T. (2010). Volunteers and volunteering in leisure: Social science perspectives. Leisure Studies, 29(4), 435-455.
  • Lockstone, L., Smith, K., & Baum, T. (2010). Volunteering flexibility across the tourism sector. Managing Leisure, 15(1), 111-127.
  • Junek, O., Lockstone, L., & Mair, J. (2009). Two perspectives on event management employment: Student and employer insights into the skills required to get the job done. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 16, 120-129.
  • Lockstone, L., & Baum, T. (2009). The public face of event volunteering at the 2006 Commonwealth Games: The media perspective. Managing Leisure, 14(1), 38-56.
  • Lockstone, L., & Baum, T. (2008). Fun in the family: Tourism and the Commonwealth Games. International Journal of Tourism Research, 10, 497-509.
  • Lockstone, L., & Baum, T. (2007). Volunteers and mega sporting events: Developing a research framework agenda. International Journal of Event Management Research, 3(1), 29-41.
  • Lockstone, L., Smith, K., & Baum, K. (2007). Flexibility in the tourism sector: Do organisations and events need to be flexible in order to recruit and retain volunteers? Australian Journal on Volunteering, 12(2).
  • Lockstone, L., Jago, L., & Deery, M. (2002). The propensity to volunteer: The development of a conceptual model. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 9(2), 121-133.

 

Research supervision

  • Co-supervised two PhDs to successful completion.
  • Supervised one Masters major thesis to successful completion.
  • Co-supervised one Masters minor thesis to successful completion.

 

Research grants

Current

  • 2015-2016 – Evaluating the volunteering infrastructure legacy of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000 and London 2012 (with A/Prof Kirsten Holmes, A/Prof Karen Smith and Dr Richard Shipway). Funded CHF19,344 from the Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme, 2015/2015 Award, IOC Olympic Studies Centre.
  • 2014-2017 - Creating and sustaining a strong future for volunteering in Australia (with A/Prof Holmes, A/Prof Debbie-Haski-Leventhal and Prof Melanie Oppenheimer). Funded $203,144 by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme, additional partner support $52,500 cash and $193,730 in-kind (ranked in the 35.9% of projects funded in the round).

Past

  • 2014-2015 - Developing a standard instrument to assess event outcomes from the Ambassador perspective (with Martin Robertson, Dr Olga Junek and Dr Paul Whitelaw). Funded $7,425 by the International Congress and Convention Association.
  • 2013-2014 - Understanding participation constraints across the volunteer lifecycle (with A/Prof Holmes). Funded $8,508 by College of Business Seed Funding, Victoria University.
  • 2013 - Volunteerability: WA Pilot Study (with A/Prof Holmes). Funded $7,500 by the WA Department for Local Government & Communities.
  • 2013 - Oversight and accountability of Committees of Management (with Dr Whitelaw). Funded $19,800 by the Victorian Auditor-General's Office.
  • 2011 - Investigating volunteer motives in public land management (with Dr Whitelaw). Funded $104,000 by the Department of Sustainability & Environment, Victoria.
  • 2008 - Tourism Melbourne volunteer strategy (with Prof Leo Jago and Prof Marg Deery). Funded $15,000 by the City of Melbourne.
  • 2007 – Volunteer mapping and needs analysis (with Prof Jago, Prof Deery, Dr Sue Bergin-Seers and Dr Judith Mair). Funded $15,000 by the City of Wyndham.
  • 2006-2007 - An investigation of volunteering flexibility in the tourism sector (with Prof Brian King, Prof Deery & A/Prof Smith). Funded $15,000 by the VU Researcher Development Grants Scheme.

Academic/professional awards

  • 2013 - Best Paper Award in Track (Arts & Heritage Marketing), Academy of Marketing Conference, Wales, United Kingdom
  • 2011 - Finalist, Australian Event Award for Best Education or Training Program, for Victoria University's Bachelor of Business (Event Management), nominator and lead author of submission
  • 2011 - Faculty of Business and Law Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Victoria University
  • 2010 - Australian Event Award for Best Education or Training Program, for Victoria University's Bachelor of Business (Event Management), nominator and lead author of submission
  • 2010 - Highly Commended, Miles Clarke Business Events Communication Award 2010, Business Events Council of Australia
  • 2010 - Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Fellows Award for Contribution to Tourism and Hospitality Research
  • 2009 - Faculty of Business and Law Award for Staff Researcher (Early Career Researcher), Victoria University
  • 2009 - Finalist, Best Paper Award, CAUTHE Conference, Perth, Australia
  • 2008 - Vice-Chancellor's Citation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (Higher Education), Victoria University
  • 2008 - Best Paper Award, CAUTHE Conference, Queensland, Australia
  • 2008 - Faculty of Business and Law Peak Award for Outstanding Engagement, Victoria University