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Katherine Kirkwood

Early Career Researcher, Queensland University of Technology

Katherine Kirkwood is an Early Career Researcher and Sessional Academic 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.


  • 2014–present
    PhD Candidate, 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