Dr Emma Felton

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Areas of Interest: Urban cultures and sociability, place-making and the role of art and culture in cities. Social inclusion and diversity and inclusion

PhD (Griffith University), Master of Arts (Griffith University)

Emma has wide experience as an educator, researcher and educational manager. She writes and researches primarily about cities from an interdisciplinary and experiential perspective, and has a PhD in urban sociology.  Emma currently co-ordinates the Creative Industries Faculty’s Equity program, which involves developing and delivering discipline-based activities to schools, to generate aspiration for university study. She supervises PhD students. She has been the recipient of ALT and Auda grants and project managed & researched on a large ARC grant, Creative Suburbia. She is the editor of Design and Ethics: Reflections on Practice (2012, co-edited with Oksana Zelenko and Suzi Vaughan)  Routledge Other experience includes national leadership roles in online education (2001-2008), lecturer & content developer in media and cultural studies. She has worked as a consultant for SLQ, Health Dept and the RTA.  Emma is currently writing a book on contemporary urbanism: Filtered: Coffee, the Cafe and the City (Routledge forthcoming).

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