Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz





Faculty of Health


School of Psychology


Geelong Waterfront Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland, 1997
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007


Biography summary

Dr Zinkiewicz is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology at Geelong. She teaches social and health psychology at undergraduate level, and organisational psychology at postgraduate level, and supervises graduate diploma, honours, masters and PhD students.

Research interests

Social psychology of alcohol and other drug use; alcohol-related aggression; work-related alcohol and other drug use; group processes and intergroup relations in the workplace


Member, Australian Psychological Society

Member, Society for Australasian Social Psychologists

Member, International Council of Psychology Educators

Member, Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Units taught

Unit chair: HPS204 and HPS774.

Coordinates HPS304 at Geelong

Other teaching: classes and/or seminars in HBS110, HPS304, HPS722.

Knowledge areas

Social psychology, health psychology, organisational psychology, program evaluation, community psychology, psychology teaching and learning.

Professional activities

Dr Zinkiewicz is Inaugural Treasurer for the International Council of Psychology Educators, on the National Committee of the APS Psychology Education Interest Group, and is on the Editorial Board of the international peer-reviewed journal Psychology Learning and Teaching. She regularly reviews articles for international peer-reviewed journals in the area of health, social and organisational psychology, and psychology teaching and learning.


National Finalist, UniJobs.com.au Lecturer of the Year competition 2008

Deakin University Psychological Society 2008 Lecturer of the Year Runner-up (Geelong)

Deakin University Lecturer of the Year 2007, UniJobs.com.au Lecturer of the Year competition.


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Barroom aggression among Australian men: associations with heavy episodic drinking, conformity to masculine norms, and personal and perceived peer approval of barroom aggression

Prof Peter Miller, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Alexa Hayley, Mr Anders Sonderlund, Mr Steven Litherland, Miss Tess Medew-Ewen, Samantha Wells, Dr Kathryn Graham

(2016), Vol. 77, pp. 421-430, Journal of dtudies on alcohol and drugs, New Brunswick, N. J., C1


Aggression-related alcohol expectancies and barroom aggression among construction tradespeople

Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Georgia Smith, Ms Michele Burn, Mr Steven Litherland, Samantha Wells, Dr Kathryn Graham, Prof Peter Miller

(2016), Vol. 35, pp. 549-556, Drug and alcohol review, Abingdon, Eng., C1


The right place at the right time: the social contexts of combined alcohol and energy drink use

Dr Nic Droste, Ms Amy Pennay, Dr Dan Lubman, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Ms Amy Peacock, Prof Peter Miller

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 445-456, Drugs: education, prevention and policy, Abingdon, Eng., C1


The impact of negative online social network content on expressed sentiment, executive function, and working memory

Mrs Richelle Mayshak, Dr Stefanie Sharman, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz

(2016), Vol. 65, pp. 402-408, Computers in human behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Environmental contexts of combined alcohol and energy drink use: Associations with intoxication in licensed venues

Dr Nic Droste, Prof Peter Miller, Ms Amy Pennay, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, A/Prof Daniel Lubman

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 58-66, International journal of drug policy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Demographic risk factors for alcohol-related aggression in and around licensed venues

Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Dr Ashlee Curtis, Ms Hannah Meurer, Prof Peter Miller

(2015), pp. 1-5, Alcohol and alcoholism, Oxford, Eng., C1


Values, attitudes, and frequency of meat consumption: predicting meat-reduced diet in Australians

Alexa Hayley, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Ms Kate Hardiman

(2015), Vol. 84, pp. 98-106, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


The association between sports participation, alcohol use and aggression and violence: a systematic review

Mr Anders Sonderlund, Kerry S O`Brien, Dr Peter Kremer, Dr Bosco Rowland, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Prof Peter Miller

(2014), Vol. 17, pp. 2-7, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Chatswood, NSW, C1


Alcohol, masculinity, honour and male barroom aggression in an Australian sample

Prof Peter Miller, Samantha Wells, Rhianna Hobbs, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Dr Ashlee Curtis, Dr Kathryn Graham

(2014), Vol. 33, pp. 136-143, Drug and alcohol review, Oxford, England, C1


Combined alcohol and energy drink use : motivations as predictors of consumption patterns, risk of alcohol dependence, and experience of injury and aggression

Dr Nic Droste, Ms Lorraine Tonner, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Ms Amy Pennay, A/Prof Daniel Lubman, Prof Peter Miller

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 2087-2095, Alcoholism: clinical and experimental research, Hoboken, N. J., C1


Comparing subjective well-being and health-related quality of life of Australian drug users in treatment in regional and rural Victoria

Prof Peter Miller, Dr Shannon Hyder, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Dr Nic Droste, Jane B Harris

(2014), Vol. 33, pp. 651-657, Drug and alcohol review, Chichester, England, C1


Does moral cleansing moderate the effect of evolutionary altruism on helping intention? An exploratory study

Alexa Hayley, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz

(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 24-35, Journal of social, evolutionary and cultural psychology, Online, C1


The association between an abusive father-son relationship, quantity of alcohol consumption, and male-to-male alcohol-related agression

Prof Peter Miller, Ms Jessica Hargreaves, Dr Ashlee Curtis, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz

(2013), Vol. 37, pp. 1571-1576, Alcoholism: clinical and experimental research, Chichester, England, C1


The maternity journey in an organisational context : a case study

Dr Beth Costa, Dr Arlene Walker, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Hannah Berman, Ms Amy Cartledge, Susan Nheng

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 43-49, Australian and New Zealand journal of organisational psychology, Cambridge, England, C1


Review of rural and regional alcohol research in Australia

Prof Peter Miller, Dr Kerri Coomber, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Prof John Toumbourou

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 110-117, Australian journal of rural health, Richmond, Vic., C1


Predicting participation in a volunteering event amongst church members : ingroup identification and the theory of planned behaviour

Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Lisa Derham

(2008), pp. 318-?, APS 2008 : Conference proceedings of the 43rd Australian Psychological Society Conference 2008, Hobart, Tas., E1


A social identity approach to party drug use and associated harm minimisation

Adam Hynes, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz

(2007), pp. 216-221, Proceedings of 42nd annual conference : psychology making an impact, Melbourne, Vic., E1


At home on the road? Can drivers' relationships with their cars be associated with territoriality?

Graham Fraine, Sandy G. Smith, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Rebekah Chapman, Mary Sheehan

(2007), Vol. 27, pp. 204-214, Journal of environmental psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Sense of community in science fiction random, part 1: Understanding sense of community in an international community of interest

Patricia Obst, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Sandy G. Smith

(2002), Vol. 30, pp. 87-103, Journal of community psychology, New York, N.Y., C1-1


Sense of community in science fiction fandom, part 2: comparing neighborhood and interest group sense of community

Patricia Obst, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz, Sandy G. Smith

(2002), Vol. 30, pp. 105-117, Journal of community psychology, New York, N.Y., C1-1


An exploration of sense of community, part 3: dimensions and predictors of psychological sense of community in geographical communities

Patricia Obst, Sandy G. Smith, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz

(2002), Vol. 30, pp. 119-133, Journal of community psychology, New York, N.Y., C1-1



Other Public Sector Funding

Stakeholder consultation and program logic mapping for a facilitated peer discussion program to support young driver safety.

Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Evie Leslie, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz

  • 2011: $7,000
  • 2010: $15,000

Industry and Other Funding

Workplace drug and alcohol interventions: a research collaboration between the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) and Deakin University

A/Prof Kathryn Von Treuer, Prof John Toumbourou, Ms Arlene Walker, Dr Ben Richardson, Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz

  • 2012: $43,900


Associate Supervisor

Nicolas Tom Droste

Thesis entitled: Social Contexts And Harms of Combined Alcohol And Energy Drink Use

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology


Andrea Bennet

Thesis entitled: Explaining the gender differences in perceptions of child sexual abuse

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology