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Alasdair Spark is Dean of Internationalisation. In this role he is responsible for the strategic direction of the University's internationalisation activities, including for instance the University's student exchange programmes, staff exchanges and short-term field trips. He also has responsibility for a new recruitment venture in the United States and Canada.

He teaches in American Studies and has research interests in Conspiracy Theories and the contemporary USA, as well as educational aspects of internationalisation.

Alasdair is currently Acting Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


  • Neale, Richard and Spark, Alasdair and Carter, Joy (2017) Developing internationalisation strategies, University of Winchester, UK. International Journal of Educational Management. (In Press)
  • Spark, A. Welcome aboard: Faith, Life and Death in United 93 (with Elizabeth Stuart) Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Spring 2007 (Vol 15). University of Saskatchewan.
  • Spark, A. 9/11 and After: Networked Images and Asymmetric Power. Transitions: Race, Culture and the Dynamics of Change (Vienna, Austrian American Studies Association, 2006)
  • Spark, A. 9/11 multiplied by 24/7. Issues in Americanisation and Culture (Edinburgh, Edinburgh UP 2004)
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