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Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology

Emma has a Ph.D. in urban cultural sociology and is located in the School of Design, Creative Industries Faculty at the Queensland University of Technology.

She is the author of the book Filtered: Coffee, the Cafe and the 21st-century city (Routledge 2019). Its themes are urban development & growth, global cafe culture and new forms of urban sociability.

She is co-author & editor of the book Design and Ethics: reflections on practice. (Routledge 2012)

Emma has published many articles & book chapters on aspects of urban culture, creative cities, gender and the city.

She has given invited lectures and media interviews on the cafe's relationship to 21st-century urbanism.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology

Education

  • 2007 
    Griffith University, PhD