Researcher biography

Alison Joubert is an Associate Lecturer and PhD candidate in Marketing at The University of Queensland. Alison graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Business Management in Marketing and received Honours Class I. She was awarded an UQ Business School Honours Scholarship and an UQ Business School Thesis Publication Scheme Scholarship in her honours year, and an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) during her PhD. Alison is an active scholar within the Consumer Culture Theory (CCT) Community - having attended a seminars on Consumption, Markets and Culture Theorization at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey in 2015; on Qualitative Research Methods at Skema Business School in Lille, France in 2015; on Cannon of the Classics at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark in 2016, and on Qualitative Data Analysis in Long Beach, California in July 2017. Key achievements in Alison's research career include winning Best Poster Award at the 2016 Consumer Culture Theory Conference (CCTC) and Best Presentation Award for research presented at the UQBS Research Students Colloquium in 2013. Alison has also published in journals such as Journal of Service Management, and authored a number of manuscripts accepted in the annual Australia and New Zealand Marketing Association Conferences (ANZMAC), and Consumer Culture Theory Conferences (CCTC). Her research interests are in the areas of process research, legitimation, and qualitative methods.