Scholarly papers and presentations by staff in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Documents from 2014

China’s strategic priorities, Jonathan H. Ping and Brett McCormick

Documents from 2013

Relationship of convenience? The diplomatic interplay between the Commonwealth Games Federation and the Commonwealth Games host city, Caitlin Byrne


The strategic century: Australia's Asian century in the context of America's Pacific century, Caitlin Byrne

Realising Australia's international education as public diplomacy, Caitlin Byrne and Rebecca Hall

Research Review: Fragile beginnings - but how much is enough?, Michael Climstein and Joe Walsh

Discouraging digital doodling with play in large lecture spaces, Penny de Byl and James Hooper

Variations in the offence actions of deliberate firesetters: A cross-national analysis, Katarina Fritzon, Rebekah Doley, and Kerrilee Hollows


Enhancing the English-language oral skills of international students through drama, Chamkaur Gill

Increasing ESL learners’ communicative oral English through drama-based activities, Chamkaur Gill

Oral communication in ESL through improvisations, playwriting and rehearsals, Chamkaur Gill

Breaking from tradition: developing localised discourses in an emerging global discipline, Jane Johnston


Juries and Social Media: A Report Prepared for the Victorian Department of Justice, Jane Johnston, Patrick Keyzer, Geoffry Holland, Mark L. Pearson, Sharon Rodrick, and Anne Wallace

Communicating justice : A comparison of courts and police use of contemporary media, Jane Johnston and Alyce McGovern


Public relations literature and scholarship in Australia: A brief history of change and diversification, Jane Johnston and Jim McNamara

The perils of open justice for young people: Research findings from the Top End, Robyn Lincoln and Duncan Chappell


Driver as flashpoint: Designing out crime in the Australian urban bus transport sector, Robyn Lincoln and Yolande Huntingdon

From frustration to flashpoint: Violence and incivility against urban bus drivers, Robyn Lincoln and Yolande Huntingdon

On the move: Issues of mobility, identity, privatisation, autonomy and career for urban bus drivers, Robyn Lincoln and Yolande Huntingdon


Work motivation, personality, and culture: Comparing Australia and India, Trishita Mathew, Richard Hicks, and Mark Bahr


Moving beyond the ping-pong table: Sports diplomacy in the modern diplomatic environment, Stuart Murray

Sports diplomacy, Stuart Murray


The renaissance of diplomatic theory, Stuart Murray

Mapping the relationship between international sport and diplomacy, Stuart Murray and Geoffrey Allen Pigman


Investigating the relationship between reckless behaviours, gender, psychological mindedness, and attachment security, Aileen M. Pidgeon and Lucas Ford

Evaluating the effectiveness of enhancing resilience in human service professionals using a retreat-based Mindfulness with Metta Training Program: A randomised control trial, Aileen M. Pidgeon, Lucas Ford, and Frances Klaassen


Evaluating the effectiveness of enhancing resilience in human sevice professionals using a retreat-based Mindfulness with Metta Training Program: A randomised control trial, Aileen M. Pidgeon, Lucas Ford, and Frances Klaassen


Mindfulness as a factor in the relationship between insecure attachment style, neurotic personality and disordered eating behaviour, Aileen M. Pidgeon and Alexandra Grainger

Body-focused anxiety in women: Associations with internalization of the thin-ideal, dieting frequency, body mass index and media effects, Aileen M. Pidgeon and Rachel Harker


An investigation of the relationship between resilience, mindfulness, and academic self-efficacy, Aileen M. Pidgeon and Michelle Keye


Mindfulness, empowerment and feminist identity development as protective factors against women developing body image dissatisfaction, Aileen M. Pidgeon and Elyse McNeil


Feasibility and efficacy of willpower strengthening exercises with University students: A randomised control pilot study, Aileen M. Pidgeon and Sophie Monteath

China's relations with India’s neighbours: From threat avoidance to alternative development opportunity, Jonathan H. Ping


Myanmar in the global political economy: Development models, the West and China, Jonathan H. Ping


Exploring how Directors comprehend performance, Michael Sergi

Differences in neurobiological pathways of four "clinical content" subtypes of depression, Christopher Sharpley and Vicki Bitsika

Do patient-reported androgen-deprivation therapy side effects predict anxiety and depression among prostate cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy? Implications for psychosocial therapy interventions, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, and David Christie

Corridors to Extinction and the Australian Megafauna, Steve Webb

Documents from 2012

Addressing pedagogical challenges using experiential learning, Krystina Benson


The Committee of Public Information: A transmedia war propaganda campaign, Krystina Benson

Effective and engaging curriculum that challenges and motivates visual arts and design students in today's knowledge economy, James Birt


Which stressors are associated with which forms of depression in a homogenous sample? An analysis of the effects of lifestyle changes and demands on five subtypes of depression, Vicki Bitsika and Christopher Sharpley

Comorbidity of anxiety-depression among Australian university students: Implications for student counsellors, Vicki Bitsika and Christopher F. Sharpley

The associations between fatigue and need for recovery with anxiety and depression, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher Sharpley, and Kate Morrison

Clinical neuropsychological assessment: Abbreviating the Halstead Category Test of brain dysfunction, Gregory J. Boyle

Does item homogeneity indicate internal consistency or item redundancy in psychometric scales?, Gregory J. Boyle

Factor structure of the Menstrual Distress Questionnaire (MDQ): Exploratory and Lisrel analyses, Gregory J. Boyle


Circumcision-generated emotions bias medical literature, Gregory J. Boyle and George Hill

Introduction: Intelligence, measurement and assessment, Gregory J. Boyle, Donald H. Saklofske, and Gerald Matthews

Psychological Assessment Vol 1- 4, Gregory J. Boyle, Donald Saklofske, and Gerald Matthews

Mobile learning = Authentic learning: How eBook authoring for tablets inspires students, Jeffrey Brand

Playable books or serious games: Publications that LOVE you!, Jeffrey Brand

Playing e-textbooks ends the stale, mate, Jeffrey Brand


A different crossroads: Meeting the devil in cultural studies, Marcus Breen


Killing the thing you love: Predator drones, wilful neglect and the end of the internet, Marcus Breen

Privileged migration: American undergraduates, study abroad, academic tourism, Marcus Breen

Antisocial personality disorder and therapeutic justice court programs, Andrew Cannon, Rebekah Doley, Claire Ferguson, and Nathan Brooks


Gruen Nation: Dissecting the show, not the business, Nicholas Carah, Sven Brodmerkel, and Angie Knaggs

Naming and shaming of Indigenous youth in the justice system: An exploratory study of the impact in the Northern Territory, Duncan Chappell and Robyn Lincoln

Sustained development of participatory curricula and resources, merging theory with relevant industry practice, to engage communication students in deeper learning, Michele Clark

Judgment, deliberation, and the self-effacement of moral theory, Damian Cox

Thinking through film: Doing philosophy, watching movies, Damian Cox and Michael P. Levine


Can digital natives level-up in a gamified curriculum?, Penny de Byl

Holistic game development with unity: An all-in-one guide to implementing game mechanics, art, design and programming, Penny de Byl

Glide: Towards an intelligent kinesthetic learning space for teaching dance, Penny de Byl, James Birt, and Muqeem Khan

Challenges for global economic security, Rosita Dellios


China and outer space, Rosita Dellios

Power and excitement in arson: The case of firefighter arson, Rebekah M. Doley and Kenneth R. Fineman

Assessment of firesetters, Rebekah M. Doley and Bruce D. Watt

Examining the role of similarity coefficients and the value of behavioural themes in attempts to link serial arson offences, Holly Ellingwood, Rebecca Mugford, Craig Bennell, Tamara Melnyk, and Katarina Fritzon

Descriptors of pain sensation: A dual hierarchical model of latent structure, Ephrem Fernandez, Robert Vargas, Michael Mahometa, Somayaji Ramamurthy, and Gregory J. Boyle

The news triumvirate, Susan Forde and Jane Johnston

Theories on arson: The action systems model, Katarina Fritzon

Abe Isoo and baseball - New social relations beyond the family-state institution, Masako Gavin

Motivating ESL learners to speak in English through drama: Adopting identities, Chamkaur Gill


Process drama: Bridging the arts and the sciences, Chamkaur Gill

Real-life: Authentic journalism assessment, student motivation and active learning, Caroline Graham

Method of test administration as a factor in test validity: The use of a personality questionnaire in the prediction of cancer and coronary heart disease, R. Grossarth-Maticek, H. J. Eysenck, and Gregory J. Boyle

Assessing differences in emotion recognition and short term memory for young old, middle old and older adults, Richard Hicks, Victoria Alexander, and Mark Bahr

Peer attachment and career indecision, Richard E. Hicks and Victoria Alexander

'Ordinary men' or 'evil monsters'?: An action systems model of genocidal actions and characterisics of perpetrators, Kerrilee Hollows and Katarina Fritzon

Opening the windows on diplomacy: A comparison of the domestic dimension of public diplomacy in Canada and Australia, Ellen Huijgh and Caitlin Byrne

Behind the wheel in the line of fire: A preliminary study of violence against bus drivers from a crime prevention perspective, Yolande Huntingdon and Robyn Lincoln

The 'intrusion of women painters': Ethel Anderson, modern art and gendered modernities in interwar Sydney, Australia, Jane Hunt


Renaissance 3.0: Speaking design, Janet Jervis

Courts' new visibility 2.0, Jane Johnston

A woman is being beaten and maybe she likes it? Approaching Song of Songs 5:2-7, Julie Kelso

Creating tangible cultural learning opportunities for Indigenous dance with motion detecting technology, Muqeem Khan and Penny de Byl

No-one knows you're a dog on the Internet: Implications for proactive police investigations of sexual offenders, Robyn Lincoln and Ian R. Coyle

Rash impulsiveness and reward sensitivity in relation to risky drinking by university students: Potential roles of frontal systems, Michael Lyvers, Helen Duff, Vanessa Basch, and Mark S. Edwards

Alexithymia and alcohol: The roles of punishment sensitivity and drinking motives, Michael Lyvers, Penelope Hasking, Bonnie Albrecht, and Fred Arne Thorberg

Illicit use of LSD or Psilocybin, but not MDMA or nonpsychedelic drugs, is associated with mystical experiences in a dose-dependent manner, Michael Lyvers and Molly Meester

Alexithymia in relation to parental alcoholism, everyday frontal lobe functioning and alcohol consumption in a non-clinical sample, Michael Lyvers, Roy Onuoha, Fred Arne Thorberg, and Christina Samios


Motivational changes and their affecting factors among students from different cultural backgrounds, Masanori Matsumoto

Bushfire and wildfire arson: Arson risk assessment in the Australian context, Troy E. McEwan, Rebekah M. Doley, and Mairead Dolan

Sex trafficking: The dark side of the Australian sex industry?, Dianne McInnes and Paul Wilson

The two halves of sports-diplomacy, Stuart Murray

Towards an enhanced understanding of diplomacy as the business of peace, Stuart Murray

Couples coping with multiple sclerosis: A dyadic perspective on the roles of mindfulness and acceptance, K. I. Pakenham and Christina Samios

The news of the world scandal and the Australian privacy debate, Roger Patching


The legacy of the baby boomers or the French social system? Issues of equality and brain drain, Marie-Claire Patron