Mackay’s research wins award from Women’s History Scotland

School of Tourism and Hospitality Management assistant professor Theresa Mackay was interviewed by BBC Scotland about her research on women innkeepers across the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the 18th and 19th centuries. Mackay won the Leah Leneman Essay Prize from Women’s History Scotland for her research.

Here is an excerpt from the BBC report:

"It was a bit of a gamble when I decided to start doing more research in this area, but I was quite surprised by how many other women innkeepers I found,” said Mackay.

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