BCom; Hons; PhD UNSW
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW Australia 2006
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Associate Professor Marylouise Caldwell's research focuses on three distinct areas: social class and hedonic consumption, gender and consumption and how vulnerable consumers access life necessities. Her research manifests as written journal articles, book chapters, video-ethnographies and documentaries. She has been awarded 6 international awards for her film works. Two films are emphasised here. Right to Life: Reducing Maternal Death and Morbidity which won the jury award at 2006 The Association for Consumer Research Conference and People's Choice award at The European Association for Consumer Research Film Festival, Milan: Walk the Talk won the jurors' and the people's choice awards at 2010 The Association for Consumer Research Conference. Her current research focuses on HIV/AIDS activism in Botswana. In this research she highlights the different role enactments adopted by these activists and how they evolve from everyday consumers to become publicly accountable activists fighting for their health consumer rights.
Marylouise has also been the co-recipient of two teaching-related AusAID grants: 1) Building Female Entrepreneurship Capacity in ASEAN: $239,000 and 2) Australian Leaderships Awards (ALA) Fellowships program: A Short Intensive Program in HIV Delivery, $790,000.
Marylouise has held full time faculty posts at The University of Sydney, where she left as Senior Lecturer in The School of Marketing and Head of the Marketing for Technical Managers Stream. She holds a First Class Honours and a PhD degree in Marketing from The University of New South Wales.
Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships (ALAF) (2011)
AusAID Public Sector Linkage Program (2011-2013)
Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships (ALAF) (2012)
- Social class & consumption
- Social marketing esp public health
- Vulnerable consumers inc. HIV/AIDS activists
- Audio-visual based research
- Gendered consumption