Lynn Campbell BA, MSc, MLitt, FSA Scot


Programme Leader and Lecturer

Institute for Northern Studies
University of the Highlands and Islands
Scott's House

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Lynn Campbell was born in Orkney, where she has spent all her working life.  She is Programme Leader on the BA (Hons) Culture and Heritage single honours degree, and six of the programme’s nine joint honour degrees, and Programme Leader on the Cert HE Tour Guiding course.  She has been an Orkney tour guide since 2004 and has trained other tour guides in Orkney and the North Highlands since 2010.  She is passionate about Orkney’s heritage and history and is a trustee of the Orkney Natural History Society Museum and Orkney Heritage Society.

Research interests

After completing the BA Cultural Studies of the Highlands and Islands and MSc Interpretation: Management and Practice, she joined the Institute in 2009 and became Programme Leader in 2013.  As a member of staff for the Institute she completed the MLitt in Orkney and Shetland Studies and is currently continuing her studies as a part-time PhD student with a thesis "The Role of the Kirk in Orkney, 17th-19th Centuries: A Social History."


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Academic Responsibilities

Academic Responsibilities

Lynn Campbell is Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Culture and Heritage single honours degree and the following joint honours degrees:

  • Culture, Heritage and Criminology
  • Culture, Heritage and Literature
  • Culture, Heritage and Politics
  • Culture, Heritage and Sociology
  • Culture, Heritage and Theology
  • Culture and Heritage with Gaelic Studies

She teaches on the following:

  • Scotland the Brand
  • Culture? Heritage? What?
  • Displaying the Past: Museum Studies

She is also Programme Leader on the Cert HE Tourist Guiding, and teaches on the following:

  • Tour Guiding
  • Och Aye the Noo! Highlands and Islands Tourism
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External Memberships

External Memberships