BS (Georgetown), MA, PhD (Florida), FASSA, MAPsS
I have been at UQ since 1979, starting as a Lecturer; Professor since 1996. I am the founding Director of the SBS Faculty Centre for Social Research in Communication (began in 2002). I was seconded to the UQ Academic Board as Deputy Presiddnt (1997) and President (1998-2000). From 2003-2007, I was Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (Deputy Executive Dean, 2006-7). In 2008 and 2009, I was Acting Executive Dean, and I have now returned to full-time research in health communication and health psychology.
Fellow, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Fellow, International Communication Association, Fellow, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Charter Fellow, International Academy of Intercultural Relations, International Communication Association Executive (2000-5), President (2001-2), President, International Association of Language and Social Psychology (2000-2), Member, Australian Research Council College of Experts: Social, Behavioural, and Economic Sciences Panel (2001-3), Member, ARC LIEF Panel (2008), President, University of Queensland Academic Board (1998-2000), President, Society of Australasian Social Psycholgists (1997-9); Associate Editor, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology (2005- ), Associate Editor, Communication Yearbook, Past Editor, Human Communication Research (1995-8); Editorial Boards, Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Human Communication Research, Communication Theory, Journal of Communication, Management Communication Quarterly, Asian Journal of Communication; Member, APsS, SPSP, SASP, IALSP, ANZCA, Intl Affil APA.
Intergroup communication in health, organisational, and intercultural contexts, social psychology of language and communication, health psychology
Watson, B., Gallois, C., Hewett, D., & Jones, L. (2012). Culture and health care: Intergroup communication and its consequences. in J. Jackson (ed.), The Routledge handbook of language and intercultural communication (pp. 512-524). London: Routledge.
Gallois, C., Cretchley, J., & Watson, B. (2012). Methodology in intergroup communication: Eclectic approaches to communicating identity. In H. Giles (Ed.), The handbook of intergroup communication (pp. 31-43). New York: Routledge.
Watson, B., Hewett, D., & Gallois, C. (2012). Intergroup communication and health: Hospitals, identity, and implications for care. In H. Giles (Ed.), The handbook of intergroup communication (pp. 293-305). New York: Routledge.
Hewett, D., Watson, B., & Gallois, C. (2013). Trust, distrust, and communication accommodation among hospital doctors. In Crichton, J., & Candlin, C. (Eds), Discourses of trust. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Cretchley, J., Gallois, C., Chenery, H., & Smith, A. (2010). Conversations between carers and people with schizophrenia: A qualitative analysis using Leximancer. Qualitative Health Research, 20(12), 1611-1628. DOI: 10.1177/1049732310378297
Smith, E.R.,Broughton, M., Baker, R., Pachana, N.A., Angwin, A.J., Humphreys, M.S., Mitchell, L., Byrne, G.J., Copland, D.A., Gallois, C., Hegney, D., & Chenery, H.J. (2011, online 2010). Memory and communication support in dementia: Research-based strategies for caregivers. International Psychogeriatrics 23(2), 256-263. DOI: 10.1017/S1041610210001845
Baker, S.C., Gallois, C., Driedger, M., & Santesso, N. (2011). Communication accommodation and managing musculoskeletal disorders: Doctors’ and patients’ perspectives (on behalf of the Effective Consumer Investigator Group: P.S. Tugwell, A. Wilson, P.M. Brooks, A. O’Connor, A. Qualman, J. Wale, & G.A. Wells). Health Communication, 26, 379-388. DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2010.551583
Rooney, D., Paulsen, N., Callan, V.J., Brabant, M., Gallolis, C., & Jones, E. (2010). A new role for place identity in managing organizational change. Management Communication Quarterly, 24(1), 44-73. DOI: 10.1177/0893318909351434
Hewett, D.G., Watson, B.M., Gallois, C., Ward, M., & Leggett, B. A. (2009). Intergroup communication between hospital doctors: Implications for quality of patient care. Social Science & Medicine, 69, 1732-1740, doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.09.048.
Hewett, D.G., Watson, B.M., Gallois, C., Ward, M., & Leggett, B. A. (2009). Communication in medical records: Intergroup language and patient care. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 28(2), 119-138.
Driedger, S.M., Gallois, C., Sanders, B.C., & Santesso, N. (2006). Finding common ground in team-based qualitative research using the convergent interviewing method. Qualitative Health Research, 1145-1157.
Lennon, A., Gallois, C., Owen, N., & McDermott, L. (2005). Young Women as Smokers and Non-Smokers: A Qualitative Social Identity Approach. Qualitative Health Research, 15, 1345-1359.
Gallois, C., Ogay, T., & Giles, H. (2005). Communication accommodation theory: A look back and a look ahead. In W. Gudykunst (Ed.), Theorizing about intercultural communication (pp. 121-148). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Gallois, C., McKay, S., & Pittam, J. (2004). Intergroup Communication and Identity: Intercultural, Health, and Organisational Communication. In K. Fitch & R. Sanders (Eds.), Handbook of Language and Social Interaction (pp. 231-250). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Gallois, C. (2004). Intergroup and interpersonal issues in communicating about disability. In S.-H. Ng, C.-Y. Chiu, & C. Candlin (Eds.), Language matters: Communication, culture, and identity (pp.355-374). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.
Jones, E.S., Watson, B., Gardner, J., & Gallois, C. (2004). Organizational communication: Challenges for the new century. Journal of Communication, 54, 722-750.
Gallois, C. (2003). Reconciliation through communication in intercultural encounters: Potential or peril? Journal of Communication, 53, 5-15.
Pittam, J., & Gallois, C. (2002). The language of fear: The communication of intergroup attitudes in conversations about HIV and AIDS. In S. Fussell (Ed.), The verbal communication of emotions: Interdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 209-230). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Gardner, J., Paulsen, N., Gallois, C., Callan, V., & Monaghan, P. (2001). Communication in organisations: An intergroup perspective. In W.P. Robinson & H. Giles (Eds.), The new handbook of language and social psychology (pp. 561-584). Chichester: Wiley.
Weatherall, A., Gallois, C., & Pittam, J. (2000). Language and social interaction: Taking stock and looking forward. Communication Yearbook, 24, 363-384.
Pittam, J., & Gallois, C. (2000). Malevolence, stigma, and social distance: Maximizing intergroup differences in HIV/AIDS discourse. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 28, 24-43.