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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Kate Letheren is a Post-doctoral research fellow at the QUT Business School. 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.


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


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