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Overview

Current Work

Dr Stuart is a Lecturer in the School of Applied Psychology at Griffith University. She is a developmental and cultural psychologist who specalises in adolescent wellbeing and is specifically interested in identity development at the intersection of social and technological change. She has particular expertise in the promotion of positive outcomes for diverse and vulnerable youth and the examination of socio-cultural contexts as influences on development. Her recent research projects have examined issues such as bullying, immigration, religiosity, discrimination, disability, sexuality, peer interactions and family relationships. Dr Stuart also maintains strong interests in methodology and employs both advanced quantitative and qualitative analytics. She is currently an Adjunct Fellow at both the Roy McKenzie Centre for the Study of Families and the Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.  

Expertise Keywords

  • Acculturation process
  • Bullying
  • Families
  • Identity and belonging
  • adolescence

Subject Area Codes

  • Developmental Psychology and Ageing
  • Migrant Cultural Studies
  • Psychology

Country Affiliations

  • New Zealand

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 20 (Other: 20)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Adult Development and Ageing (3012PSY)
    Convenor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Adult Development and Ageing (3012PSY)
    Teacher, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Research Methods&Statistics 3 (3003PSY)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Research Methods&Statistics 3 (3003PSY)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Introduction to Psychology 2 (1002PSY)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Introduction to Psychology 2 (1002PSY)
    Teacher, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Intro Individual&Social Psych (1002PSY)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Intro Individual&Social Psych (1002PSY)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Research Methods&Statistics 3 (3003PSY)
    Convenor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Research Methods&Statistics 3 (3003PSY)
    Teacher, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Adult Development and Ageing (3012PSY)
    Convenor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Adult Development and Ageing (3012PSY)
    Teacher, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Introduction to Psychology 2 (1002PSY)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Introduction to Psychology 2 (1002PSY)
    Teacher, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Intro Individual&Social Psych (1002PSY)
    Convenor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Intro Individual&Social Psych (1002PSY)
    Teacher, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Adult Development and Ageing (3012PSY)
    Convenor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Adult Development and Ageing (3012PSY)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Adult Development and Ageing (3012PSY)
    Teacher, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2017.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Background

Education and Training

  • BA Psych Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), University of Canterbury - 2006
  • MScHons Master Of Science With Honours, Victoria University of Wellington - 2008
  • PhD Doctor of Philosophy, Victoris Unviersity of Wellington - 2011