Charlene Elliott, PhD

PhD in Communication, Canada Research Chair in Food Marketing, Policy and Children's Health Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Kinesiology University of Calgary, Canada

Charlene Elliott

Areas of Research

Food Marketing, Policy and Childrens Health
All aspects of promotional culture when it comes to food marketing (advertising, product packaging, digital marketing, sponsorship, etc.); children's culture and children's capabilities when it comes to food marketing messages; obesity and public health, public policy. Food marketing and food communication more broadly.
Communication and Health
Interested in how topics become framed as "health" objects and the implications of such a move (including the regulation of 'risky' products, such as cannabis, HFSS foods, etc.)
Sensorial communication
Sensory branding, sensory marketing, how the senses communicate
Intellectual property
With a particular focus on trademarks and sensory marks
Taste and taste culture
From Veblen, and Gans to Bourdieu and postmodern tastes... how does taste work in contemporary culture?
Media literacy
With a focus on children's culture

Supervising degrees

Communication and Media Studies Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Communication and Media Studies Masters: Accepting Inquiries

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