'Seeing Myself' in conversation with Cassie Jones, 'Disability and me, my journey from student to academic'Events — Talk LAB 006, ARU Cambridge, CB1 1PT
8 February 2023, 13:00
'Disability and me, my journey from student to academic, and what I learnt along the way'
The AHSS 'Seeing Myself' events are part of the wider Faculty EDI activity, and are student co-created events with role model guest talks by ARU Alumni and staff.
This upcoming talk will focus on Disability and we look forward to academic Dr Cassie Jones leading us through her journey from student to academic.
Refreshments provided, all welcome!
Dr Cassie Jones bio
A fellow of the Product Development Management Association and a Senior Fellow of the HEA. Cassie Jones has been a Business Development Manager in industry as well as conducting academic research at the Universities of Cambridge, Manchester, City University and the University of Surrey. Her current role is as the Director of Studies for the School of Management at ARU.
Historically her research interests have focused on New Product Development Management and New Service Development Management, but latterly her research has repositioned to examine the interplay between disability theory, marketing theory and the Arts. Focusing on whether the concept of inclusion exists for Disabled people within the development and operation of arts experiences. Over the last twenty two years Cassie has completed academic projects for the Home Office, Design Council, ESRC and EPSRC .
Cassie was awarded her PhD by the University of Surrey which examined the interplay between disability theory, marketing theory and the Arts. Focusing upon whether the concept of inclusion exists for Disabled people within the development and operation of arts experiences. It was titled, “The Development and Marketing of Arts Experiences: Can Service Dominant Logic Contribute to Facilitating the Inclusion of Physically Disabled People?”. Her disability based research is driven by a passion for inclusion as well as her position as an “insider researcher” as someone with a disability.
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