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Katherine Kirkwood

Katherine Kirkwood is a Visiting Fellow within the Digital Media Research Centre and School of Communication at QUT's Creative Industries Faculty. With a primary research area in studying food media and food culture, Katherine comments on culinary moments and trends.

Outside of academia, she is a content writer for Liquid Interactive.


  • 2022–present
    Visiting Fellow, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2022–present
    Content Writer, Liquid Interactive
  • 2013–2022
    Sessional Academic, Queensland University of Technology


  • 2021 
    Queensland University of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2013 
    Queensland University of Technology, Bachelor of Media and Communication (Honours)
  • 2012 
    Queensland University of Technology, Bachelor of Mass Communication


  • 2014
    Tasting but not Tasting: MasterChef Australia and Vicarious Consumption, M/C Journal