Mains, Susan


  • United Kingdom

  • 117 Citations
  • 6 h-Index

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Personal profile


Susan P. Mains is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Dundee. Her work explores transnational identities and media representations of mobility, borders, and security in the context of Caribbean migration, creative industries in Jamaica and Scotland, and heritage tourism. She is editor of 'Mediated Geographies and Geographies of Media' (co-editors Julie Cupples and Chris Lukinbeal): a book exploring contemporary research on space, media and identities (Springer, 2015).Currently she is a partner in the Leverhulme Trust funded project, 'Caribbean In/Securities: Creativity and Negotiation in the Caribbean.' She has also been a partner in a Royal Society of Edinburgh funded collaborative project exploring representations of place and landscape connections between the Scottish Highlands and the Caribbean.


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Research Output

A Walk in the Woods. Promoting Chance and Wellbeing at EAD 2019

Kingsley, C. & Mains, S., 2019, Running with Scissors: 13th International Conference of the European Academy of Design. Valentine, L., Bletcher, J. & Cruickshank, L. (eds.). Supplement 1 ed. United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis, Vol. 22. p. 2313-2317 5 p. (Design Journal).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Conversing with Caribbean and Northern Scottish Landscapes and Lifescapes

    Salt, K. & Mains, S. P., May 2018, In : Northern Scotland. 9, 1, p. 67-72 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    131 Downloads (Pure)

    In/Secure Conversations: Retheorising Life and Debt, Tourism and Caribbean Geopolitics

    Mains, S., 1 Nov 2018, In : Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism. 22, 3 (57), p. 90-104 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    107 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
  • 10 Downloads (Pure)

    From Menie to Montego Bay: Documenting, Representing and Mobilizing Emotion in Coastal Heritage Landscapes

    Mains, S., 5 Jul 2016, Heritage, Affect and Emotion: Politics, practices and infrastructures. Tolia-Kelly, D. P., Waterton, E. & Watson, S. (eds.). 1st ed. ed. Routledge, p. 179-200 22 p. (Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)