Professor Robyn Mayes
Robyn Mayes is a Professor in the Faculty of Business and Law. Her research is informed by a social justice agenda and critical feminist approaches. Robyn’s work draws on the multi-stranded disciplines of Human Geography and Gender Studies. Core, interrelated research themes span corporate social responsibility and global production, gender...
Associate Professor Deanna Grant-Smith
The pursuit of social justice and sustainability is at the heart of my teaching and research.I have extensive experience conducting research in a government and academic context. In addition to researching the potential for exploitation and exclusion presented by unpaid work and emerging forms of unpaid and unwaged work, I currently...
Professor Abby Cathcart
Background Professor Abby Cathcart is the Director of the QUT Academy of Learning and Teaching. She has worked at QUT since 2007 and was a Professor of Work and Organisation in QUT Business School until 2018 when she became a senior staff member in the Learning and Teaching Unit. She...
Dr Xiaowen Hu
Dr Xiaowen Hu completed her PhD in Management at University of Western Australia and joined QUT Business School in 2017. Her research program focuses on occupational health and safety, employee wellbeing and development. Her work has appeared in high-quality management journals, including Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and...
Dr Bree Hurst
Dr Bree Hurst is a Senior Lecturer at the QUT Business School. She has a PhD in corporate social responsibility and organisational communication.Her research in corporate responsibility, social licence to operate, and food waste is critical in a world where organisations need to be held accountable for their impacts on...
Professor Kim Johnston
Professor Kim Johnston (PhD; MBus; GradCertAcadPrac; BNursing; GenCertNursing) researches social impact, strategic communication and engagement, particularly focusing on how organisations influence stakeholders in a range of community, corporate and government settings. Dr Johnston leads the Stakeholder Engagement Research Group. Her research focuses on community engagement for preparedness and resilience in disasters...
Dr Melinda Laundon
Melinda Laundon is a lecturer in learning and teaching development, impact and recognition in the QUT Academy of Learning and Teaching. Her research interests include performance, reward and recognition, research impact, higher education policy and learning and teaching. Her work is often based on interdisciplinary approaches combining public policy, employment...
Dr Diana Leon-Espinoza
Diana Leon-Espinoza completed her PhD in Political Science at Griffith University. Her research interests include social policies, gender justice, and inequalities. Currently, she is a postdoctoral fellow for the ARC Linkage Grant, ‘Achieving gender equality in STEMM hospital and health service research’.
Dr Christina Malatzky
Dr Christina Malatzky (PhD, BA (Hons)) is a feminist sociologist and critical social science scholar who researches power and gender in (rural) health, and processes related to place attachment and belonging in-place within rural places as part of a commitment to a spatial justice agenda. Currently, she is a Senior...
Professor Paula McDonald
Paula McDonald is Professor of Work and Organisation and Associate Dean, Research in the QUT Business School. She is also visiting Professor at Queen Mary University London. Since completing her PhD in 2004, Paula has worked closely with organisations in the public, private and community sectors on collaborative research which...
Associate Professor Erin O'Brien
Dr Erin O’Brien is an Associate Professor and ARC DECRA Fellow in the School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology. Her research examines political activism, advocacy, and participation with a focus on political consumerism. Dr O'Brien's current research examines the political mobilisation of consumers, shareholders and investors on a range of...
Associate Professor Trish Obst
Associate Professor Patricia Obst has been an active researcher for almost 20 years and has over 60 publications in a variety of areas including: volunteering aging wellbeing sense of community contectedness and social support alcohol use in specific populations community engagement Patricia completed a PhD by publication in the area...
Professor Kerrie Sadiq
Professor Kerrie Sadiq BCom, LLB (Hons), LLM, PhD, CTA, GAICD, CA, CPA, holds the position of Professor of Taxation in the School of Accountancy at the QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology. She is a Senior Tax Adviser to the Tax Justice Network (UK), a Chartered Tax Adviser as designated by...
Dr Penny Williams
Penelope Williams (Penny) is a senior lecturer in the School of Management whose research explores the changing nature of work and the intersections of technology and work. Her research interests span work in the gig economy, flexible work arrangements, the impact of technology, including AI on work and workers, precarious...
Dr Jannine Williams
From her background in working with D/deaf and disabled people, research projects on disabled academics’ career experiences and gender, Jannine has developed research interests in the development and organization of socially responsible work which is explored through a concern for the meaning and experiences of work and how work practices...
Professor Andrew Stewart
Andrew is the John Bray Professor of Law. His main interests lie in employment law and workplace relations, but he also has expertise in contract law. His most recent books include Contract Law: Principles and Context and new editions of Stewart’s Guide to Employment Law, Creighton and Stewart’s Labour Law...
Dr Amelia Hine
Amelia is an Associate Member and a member of the CRC ORE project team. Her research and practice have focused on identifying complex networks and more-than-human relationships that are shaped by and influence mine closure and landscape planning. Utilising her background in human geography, design, and museology, she has developed...
Dr Linda Carroli
Linda Carroli is an urban planner, consultant and writer. At QUT, Linda works as a sessional academic and researcher in two ARC Linkage projects examining infrastructure value and performance. Her involvements in industry and higher education include diverse research, planning, consultation, editing and writing projects for academic, creative industries, urban...
Dr Bernadetta Devi
Bernadetta Devi holds a PhD degree from the School of Management, Queensland University of Technology (2021). Her PhD research investigated how artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) can be better governed in Indonesia. Bernadetta has extensive experience in academic research, teaching and being an independent research consultant. She continues to manage...
Dr Gabrielle Jess
Gabrielle’s research explores small business owner’s decision making during such events in Southeast Queensland alongside the affordances provided by public and non-profit entities to sustain business continuity. Using interview data of business owners’ and key informants’ from urban, peri-urban and rural communities, this study catalogued their decisions, decision processes and...
Dr Paolo Marinelli
Paolo has 30 years of experience developing and implementing solutions across sustainable transport and environmental management. He has worked for the Australian and Queensland governments and in partnership with local governments and the non-government sector delivering practical solutions for a wide range of policy and planning issues facing companies, communities...