Dr Daria Tikhonova

Project Manager

Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching

place Bedford Park (SSS229)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Daria has been teaching tourism, management and marketing at Flinders University since 2010 and recently completed her PhD in Tourism. She specialises in qualitative interdisciplinary research, with recent and current projects examining tourist motivations, cultural participation behaviours and challenging experiences; transformative travel; environmentally responsible accommodation management; and student self-regulated learning.


PhD in Tourism, 2020, Flinders University

Bachelor of International Tourism (Honours I), 2012, Flinders University

Bachelor of Interpreting and Translating, 2009, Novgorod State University, Russia

Honours, awards and grants

Research Student Conference Travel Grant (2016)

Postgraduate Student Conference/Workshop Funding (2016)                                   

APA Scholarship (2013)                                                                  

University Medal (2012)                                                                

Tourism Department Staff Prize for Highest Academic Achievement in Bachelor of International  Tourism (2010)           

Topic coordinator
BUSN3027 E-Business
Topic lecturer
TOUR1102 Interpretation for Tourism
BUSN3027 E-Business
TOUR2101 Place, Culture and Tourism
TOUR1101 Introduction to Tourism Studies
TOUR1104 Tourism Portfolio
TOUR8118 Destination Image and Tourism