Associate Professor Judith Mair

A/Prof & Tourism Discipline Leader

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 334 67947


Judith Mair is an Associate Professor and Discipline Leader of the Tourism Discipline Group in the UQ Business School. Her research interests include pro-environmental behaviour and resilience both in tourism and events; the impacts of events on community and society; consumer behaviour in events and tourism; the relationship between events and climate change; and business and major events. Her PhD investigated decision-making in the events context and was completed at the University of Strathclyde. Judith is working on a number of projects including investigating the potential for events to act as a catalyst for encouraging pro-environmental behaviour change; researching the links between events and social capital; and assessing the potential impacts of climate change on the tourism and events sector.

Research Interests

  • Events
    I have an interest in all types of events, but particularly community festivals
  • Conferences/Conventions
    I have an interest in all aspects of business events
  • Sustainability
    I have an interest in climate change and sustainability and the relationships between these areas and tourism and events


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde


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  • (2018) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Walters, Gabrielle, Ritchie, Brent and Mair, Judith (2013). Australian traveller's perceptions of Christchurch after the 2011 earthquake. In: Joanna Fountain and Kevin Moore, CAUTHE 2013. Tourism and Global Change: On the Edge of Something Big. Proceedings of the 23rd CAUTHE Conference. CAUTHE 2013: Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education Annual Conference, Canterbury, NZ, (875-878). 11-14 February, 2013.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision

  • (2018) Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor