Professor Saxena's Masters and doctoral research focused on applying relationship marketing techniques and social networks approach to examine the nature and especially the role that relationship building and collective learning processes play in sustainable tourism development and its provision.
Her current research looks at SMEs, entrepreneurship, women's enterprise, tribal communities and creative and rural tourism marketing. She would welcome doctoral students pursuing these topics to contact her.
Current PhD supervisions
Minh Tran (2017-), Women Entrepreneurs Operating Informal Enterprises in Mekong and Danang, Vietnam.
Shenaz Rungawalla (2016-), A Study on the Impact of Consumption Patterns of Indian Middle Class Women on Identity Construction.
Jakia Rajoana (2015-), Women's Role in Sustainable Rural Tourism Development in Sundarbans, Bangladesh.
David Ross (2014-2017), Creative Tourism In Rural Portugal and its Potential as a Regeneration Tool for Local Heritage.
Md Saif Islam (2016-), Women Workers in the Garment Sector in Bangladesh.