Researcher biography

Felix Septianto is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Queensland and currently holds a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) fellowship from the Australian Research Council. Prior to joining UQ, he held a faculty position at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

His research broadly investigates the role of feelings in consumer behaviour. He earned a PhD from the University of New South Wales in Australia, where his research examining the influence of gratitude on consumer behaviour was recognised as a finalist in the UNSW 3-Minute Thesis Competition.

Felix has (co-)authored more than 110 journal articles, including publications in Financial Times Top 50 (FT50) journals such as the Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Journal of Business Ethics, as well as in Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) – A* journals such as the International Journal of Research in Marketing, European Journal of Marketing, and Industrial Marketing Management.

His research contributions have received multiple awards for research excellence, not only within the University (UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award) but also by academic peak bodies in Australia and New Zealand (Paul Bourke Award by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and Emerging Marketing Researcher Award by the Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy).