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Dr. Webb is an active researcher who has extensive expertise in social psychology. A former member of the Executive of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, she takes a leadership role in the social psychology team and is co-chair of the Philosophy of Psychology unit at fourth year level. She holds membership of various professional associations, including permanent membership of the International Society of Justice Research. She supervises research projects across various levels, including Doctoral, Ph.D. and Masters theses. Many of her students have continued onto highly competitive postgraduate studies and were awarded scholarships and two have been awarded the APS Prize.
Chair : HPS204/HPS774, Introduction to Social Psychology
Co-Chair : HPS425/743, Professional and Conceptual Issues
The social psychology of:
Environmental activism and environmental justice (including via social networking sites)
Participation, empowerment and power processes - e.g. in health systems
Gender and leadership
Australian Psychological Society Prize.
Nomination for Lecturer of the year award, Deakin University Psychology Society (2008)
Member, Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
(Full) Member, International Society of Justice Research
Member, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Member, International Society of Political Psychology
Member, Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
Eligible for admission as a Member of the Australian Psychological Society
2005- current Australian Research Council (International Reader)
2009- 2011 Deans nominee to the Access, Equity and Equal Opportunity Subcommittee of the Planning and Resources Committee
2008-2011 Chair, Faculty Equity and Diversity
Committee/Faculty Equal Opportunity Officer
2008 Member, Burwood Community Equity and Diversity Committee (Deakin University and City of Whitehorse representation)
2006-2007 Chair, Academic Progress Committee for School of Psychology
2006 -2007 Member, Faculty Academic Progress & Discipline committee
2006 -2007 Teaching and Learning Coordinator, School of Psychology
2006 Member, Faculty Teaching and Learning committee
2001- 2006 Member, Faculty Board
1998-current Member, School Board
2002 2004 Treasurer, The Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
Clarke, E., & Webb, J. (2011). The Annual conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Manly, Australia.
Hallford, D., & Webb, J. (2010). The Effect of the Gender Composition of Organisations on Male and Female Perceptions of 'Glass Cliff' Situations. The Annual conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Perth, Australia.
Webb, J., Dono, J. , & Richardson, B. (2009). The Relationship of Environmental Activism, Pro-Environmental Behaviour and Social Identity. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Annual Conference, Melbourne. NB. Webb, J. (2009). - Chair of Symposium on Environmental Activism at the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Annual Conference, Melbourne.
Palermo, J., & Webb, J. (2008). Cultural competence and social justice in legal aid settings. The 12th. Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research, Adelaide, Australia.
Tribe, C. & Webb, J. (2007). Participation and social identity processes in cervical cancer screening. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Annual Conference, Brisbane.
Richardson, B., Webb, J., Smith, K., & Webber, L. (2007). Age discrimination during hiring: the role of applicant and job stereotypes. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 36th Annual Conference, Brisbane.
Webb, J. (2006). Temporal frames of disadvantage for the ingroup and preference for system change. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 35th Annual Conference, Canberra.
Richardson, B., Webber, L., Smith, K., & Webb, J. (2006). Age matters: the effect of job applicant age on hiring decisions. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 35th Annual Conference, Canberra.
Webb, J. (2005). Resolving Social Dilemmas: Social Disadvantage to ones ingroup and System Justification. The 11th. International Social Dilemmas Conference, Krakow, Poland.