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Director of Graduate Studies 1 August 2018- 31 October 2020

Research Interests

Consumer Vulnerability; Transformative Service Research; Wellbeing; Experiential Consumption; Arts Based Research (poetry, film, photography); Ethnography


Dissemination of research in poetic form, at key conference (Consumer Culture Theory, Nth American). 

Co-editor of 11 peer-reviewed poetry chapbooks (annually) that are sponsored by the Association of Consumer Research to further this innovative research method. These are delivered to the consumer researcher community at the Poetry Session of CCT. 


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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