Lynn Campbell BA, MSc, MLitt, FSAScot


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 single BA Honours Culture and Heritage degree, and seven of the joint Honours programmes.  She has been an Orkney tour guide since 2004 and has trained other tour guides in Orkney and the North Highlands since 2010, and is currently training tour guides in Orkney.  She is passionate about Orkney’s heritage and history and is a trustee of the Orkney Natural History Society Museum and Orkney Heritage Society, and is Company Secretary for Destination Orkney Ltd.

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 "Orkney through the Lens of the Kirk: 1690-1750".


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

She is Module Leader and teaches on the following modules:

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

She is also Module Leader on the following modules:

  • Languages on the Edge
  • Scottish Tradition in Philosophy
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External Memberships

External Memberships