I joined the University of Aberdeen Business School in 2007 having previously held academic posts at the University of Stirling and City College Norwich. I have also worked in retail and the not-for-profit sector.
I hold an undergraduate degree in marketing from the University of Stirling, in which I also studied management and philosophy. Thereafter, I was awarded a Faculty Scholarship to study for a PhD at the University of Stirling under the supervision of Professor Douglas Brownlie and Dr Paul Hewer. My thesis attempted to better understand elderly consumer’s cultural experiences of care homes.
My current research interests are within marketing theory and consumer research.
- PhD Marketing2006 - University of Stirling
- BA (Hons.) Marketing1999 - University of Stirling
I am currently the UG Business Management Go Abroad Tutor.
My primary research interests are located within marketing theory and consumer research.
Previous research projects have focussed upon:
(~) The self and identity.
(~) Dwelling and rural tourism development.
(~) Theoretical reflections upon consumption, ageing and dementia.
(~) The role of consumer introspection theory (CIT) within consumer research.
(~) What it means to be an elderly consumer within a care home.
I am currently accepting PhDs in Management.
Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your research ideas further.
Manuscripts under review:
(~) Pusaksrikit, T., Stone, T. & Pongsakornrungsilp, S. (Marketing Paper).
(~) Stone, T. (Consumer Research Paper)
Manuscripts in progress:
(~) Stone, T., Gould, S. & Patterson, A. (Tourism Paper)
I am interested in supervising PhD research in the following subject areas:
(~) Consumption and the self.
(~) Historical marketing.
Former PhD students:
(~) Dr. Temitope Bodunrin. The Practice of Mindfulness and its Implication for Transformative Consumer Research. Passed with Minor Corrections.
(~) Dr. Xiaoqing (Joyce) Chen. A Phenomenological Understanding of Rural Tourism: A Case Study of a Chinese Village. Passed with Minor Corrections.
I have been involved in collaborative research projects with the following not-for-profit organisations:
(~) Centre for Tobacco Control.
(~) European Union.
(~) Grounds for Learning.
(~) World Wide Fund for Nature.
Enquiries about future collaborations would be welcome from for-profit or not-for-profit organisations that are engaged in providing/promoting:
(~) End of life care.
(~) Religious/Spiritual values.
Postgraduate - MSc Marketing Management
(~) BU5573 Marketing Communications (Course Coordinator).
(~) BU5572 Consumer Behaviour (Course Coordinator).
Undergraduate - MA Management
(~) MS2006 Marketing (Course Coordinator).
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From Reimagining the Self to Losing 'Ourselves'Routledge Handbook of Identity and Consumption. Ruvio, A., Belk, R. W. (eds.). 2 edition. RoutledgeChapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
Existentially Understanding Tourism in Locale: A Dwelling PerspectiveAnnals of Tourism Research, vol. 80, 102828Contributions to Journals: Articles
Consuming Wellbeing and Happiness through Epicurean IngestionQualitative Market Research, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 595-607Contributions to Journals: Articles
"Am I as extended as you say I am?" Consumers' emic perspectives on the extended selfMarketing Theory, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 559-577Contributions to Journals: Articles
Co-creating Vulnerable ConsumersCalabash Cadence Taisgeadan. Sherry, J., Downey, H., Schouten, J. (eds.). Aire Lyre Media, pp. 56Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)
The Sacred ConsumerCalabash Cadence Taisgeadan. Sherry, J. F., Downey, H., Schouten, J. (eds.). Aire Lyre Media, pp. 57Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)
Vulnerable consumers in the 'fourth age': Theoretical reflections upon the case of Sandra BemJournal of Marketing Management, vol. 32, no. 3-4, pp. 386-392Contributions to Journals: Articles
Guanxi & Dwelling: Contextualising the Study of Tourism ResearchChapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
Guanxi & Dwelling: Contextualising the Study of Tourism ResearchContributions to Conferences: Papers
Sodden LeavesChickasaw Craft Threnody. Sherry, J. F., Schouten, J., Downey, H. (eds.). Aire Lyre Media, pp. 61Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)