PhD student: Stéphanie Toussaint [completed]

phd-s-toussaintPhD student from 2012 to 2016 on the contextualisation of consumption places.

She successfully defended her Thesis in 2016 ‘Contextualization of Consumption Spaces: Collaborative Workplaces and Consumers’ Well-being’.

I have been a doctoral candidate at the IMMD-Université Lille 2 under the supervision of Prof. Nil Özçağlar-Toulouse and co-supervision with the Louvain School of Management (Université catholique de Louvain – Belgium). My research focused on various aspects of space and place consumption, by questioning the way they are accessed and experienced.

In my dissertation, I developed the concept of « liquid place » by looking at the emergent phenomenon of coworking. This concept basically relies on various dimensions of places, including their temporariness and polyfunctionality. I used preferably ethnographic methods and I am trained at videography.

Stéphanie is now Project Manager at the Charleroi city Administration (Belgium).