Dr Damian Gallagher’s teaching and research interests are in research methodologies, small business marketing and the marketing of small sports clubs. He is the current External Examiner at the University of Portsmouth Business School and the University of the West of England (Bristol). In 2013-14 he was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Northern Ireland Public Affairs Scholarship and was based at the University of South Carolina’s Department of Sport and Entertainment Management where his research explored the marketing management and strategic development of Minor league sports in the US.
He is the current Chair of the Academy of Marketing Sports & Events Marketing Special Interest Group – the leading UK body for marketing researchers, educators and professionals. He is currently a board member of the Northern Ireland Sports Forum and the editorial review board of the European Journal of Marketing, the Sport & Entertainment Review and the International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship; as well as being an ad hoc reviewer for a range of sport, marketing and small business journals including International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Journal of Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Asia Pacific Management Review, International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research, Leadership & Organization Development Journal, International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, International Entrepreneurship & Management Journal and International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research.