Professor Maria Raciti

Professor, Marketing Director, Indigenous and Transcultural Research Centre School of Business and Creative Industries

PhD C.Qld, Principle Fellowship of The Higher Education Academy (PFHEA)

Maria Raciti (Kalkadoon-Thaniquith/Bwgcolman) is a Professor and Marketing Director at the University of the Sunshine Coast and a Director of the Indigenous and Transcultural Research Center. Prof. Raciti is also co-leader of the education and economies them in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Indigenous Futures, and a member of the executive of the Australian Association of Social Marketing. Maria uses marketing tools and techniques to bring about social justice and behaviour change and frequently acts as an expert advisor, with several large-scale research projects that have produced meaningful outocmes.

Field of Expertise

  • Marketing Essentials
  • Marketing for Social Change


  • Raciti MM 2019, Career construction, future work and the perceived risks of going to university for young people from low SES backgrounds, Research Fellowship Project Booklet, National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education. Perth.
  • Raciti MM, Carter J, Gilbey K & Hollinsworth D 2017, The ‘university place’: how and why place influences the engagement and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university studentsE-booklet, Project Deliverable for Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PELTHE), Australian Government Department of Education and Training, Canberra.