Maria is an Associate Lecturer and a PhD Candidate at the University of Queensland, Business School. Maria’s PhD work investigates the impact early work experiences have on shaping youth development. Her research utilises foundational principles from service management, developmental and positive psychology to improve understanding about the attitudes and behaviors of young service workers. She is also a Qualified Management Accountant as certified by CPA Australia. Maria has a strong operational background in the hotel industry, having worked in a number of premium hotel brands and through consulting for a number of Queensland-based companies. She is passionate about education, and is very involved in a range of academic activities, including teaching, student coaching and research support.
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