Postdoctoral research fellow, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Kate Letheren is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the QUT Business School. Prior to joining QUT, she spent time studying at Griffith University and also working in marketing roles on a consulting basis for a number of clients.

She is an active researcher in the areas of consumer psychology and communications, with a specific focus on anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic tendency, spokes-characters and robotics.

Dr Letheren also holds a research interest in marketing education, and sits on the editorial board for the Journal for the Advancement of Marketing Education.

In 2015, Dr Letheren was awarded a Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy in recognition of her approach to teaching and learning.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2014–2014
    Senior Research Associate, Queensland University of Technology

Education

  • 2014 
    Queensland University of Technology, PhD (Consumer Psychology)