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Dr Catherine Philpot
  – Adjunct Research Fellow

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Dr Catherine Philpot
Email:
Fax:
+617 3365 4466
Postal Address:
School of Psychology
McElwain Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

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Dr Catherine Philpot
Qualifications:

BBSc (Hons) - LaTrobe University

PhD - University of Queensland

 

Professional Activities:

Member: Society of Personality and Social Psychology, International Society for Justice Research, Society of Australasian Social Psychologists

Registered: Psychologists Board of Australia

Ad hoc Reviewer: British Journal of Social Psychology, European Journal of Social Psychology, Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, Political Psychology

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Dr Catherine Philpot
Research Activities:

I have research interests in the following areas:

Forgiveness and apology

  • Predictors of intergroup forgiveness
  • The effects of intergroup apologies on outcomes such as forgiveness and reconciliation
  • The role of collective memory in the maintenance and escalation of intergroup conflict and conversely forgiveness and reconciliation

Intergroup conflict

  • The effects of intergroup conflict on individuals, families and communities
  • Factors that promote the resolution of conflict for communities
  • Resilience and recovery in the face of intergroup conflict and trauma and the potential importance of forgiveness
  • The role of interfaith dialogue in the promotion of positive intergroup relations

Psychology and poverty

  • The psychological implications of poverty for individuals and their communities
  • External psychosocial factors contributing to the maintenance of poverty cycles

 

Representative Publications:

Grants

Breaking the cycle of homelessness: An identity change approach to enhance resilience and wellbeing. ARC Linkage 2011-2014. Jetten, Philpot, Dingle & Parsell. ($160 369)

Books

Simic, O., Volcic, Z., & Philpot, C. R. (2012). Peace psychology in the Balkans: Dealing with a negative past while building peace. New York: Springer Publications

Philpot, C. R., & Hornsey, M. J. (2009). What happens when groups say sorry? The effects of intergroup apologies for their recipients. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.

Book Segments:

Simic, O., Volcic, Z., & Philpot, C. R. (2012). Peace psychology in the Balkans: In times past, present, and future. In O. Simic, Z. Volcic & C. R. Philpot (Eds). Peace Psychology in the Balkans (pp.1-14). New York: Springer Publications

Leask, R., & Philpot C. R. (2011). On the promotion of positive peace for Indigenous Australians: Ideas from across the Tasman. In N. Balvin & D. Bretherton (Eds.). Peace Psychology in Australia (pp.221-242). New York: Springer Publications.

Philpot, C. R. & Tipping, S. (2011). Refugee mental health. In D. Christie (Ed). Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (pp. 940-944). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.

Philpot, C. R. & Schweitzer, R. (2011). Interventions for refugee mental health. In D. Christie & C. Monteil (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (pp. 944-949). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.

Philpot, C. R. & Hornsey, M. J. (2006). Asking forgiveness for the sins of many: Does it work? In Forgiveness: A sampling of research results (pp. 24-26). New York: American Psychological Association. 

Journal Articles:

Philpot, C. R., Balvin, N., Mellor D., & Bretherton, D. (2013). Making meaning from collective apologies:  The case of Australia's apology to its Indigenous peoples. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 19(1), 34-50.

Wohl, M., Hornsey, M. J. & Philpot, C. R. (2011). A critical review of official public apologies: Aims, pitfalls, and a staircase model of effectiveness. Social Issues and Policy Review, 5(1), 70-100

Philpot, C. R. & Hornsey M. J. (2011). Collective memory for apology and its relationship with forgiveness. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41(1), 96-106.

Blatz, C & Philpot, C. R. (2010). On the outcomes of intergroup apologies: A review. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4(11), 995-1007.

Philpot, C. R. & Hornsey M. J. (2008). What happens when groups say sorry: The effect of intergroup apologies on their recipients. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 474-487.

 

Conference Papers: 

Philpot, C.R., Balvin, N., Mellor, D. & Bretherton, D. (2011, October). Indigenous perceptions of the 2008 Apology to the Stolen Generations. Paper presented at the International Conference on Indigenous Rights and Transitional Justice. Canberra, Australia. 

Balvin, N., Philpot, C. R., Bretherton, D. & Mellor D. (2010, July). Themes in Australian reconciliation: What comes after sorry? Paper presented at the 27th Annual International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.

Balvin, N., Philpot, C. R., Bretherton, D. & Mellor D. (2010, July). What comes after “Sorry”?: Aboriginal Australians’ views on the next steps in reconciliation. Paper presented at the 2010 Communicating Peace International Peace Research Association Conference.

Philpot, C. R., Balvin, N., Bretherton, D. & Mellor D. (2010, July). Indigenous responses to the Australian apology to the Stolen Generations. Paper presented at the 27th Annual International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.

Philpot, C. R., Balvin, N., Bretherton, D. & Mellor D. (2010, July). What does “Sorry” mean? An examination of Indigenous responses to the apology to the Stolen Generations. Paper presented at the 2010 Communicating Peace International Peace Research Association Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Philpot, C. R., Hornsey, M. J., & Wohl, M (2009, July). Apologies between groups: The view from both sides. Paper presented at the 17th Brisbane Symposium on Social Identity, Brisbane, Australia. 

Philpot, C. R., & Hornsey, M. J. (2009, April). Memory for intergroup apologies and forgiveness. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Melbourne, Australia.

Philpot, C. R. & Hornsey, M. J. (2008, August). Is intergroup apology the first step to forgiveness? Paper presented at the 12th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research, Adelaide, Australia. 

Hornsey, M. J. & Philpot, C. R. (2008, June). What happens when groups say sorry: The effect of intergroup apologies on forgiveness and reconciliation. Paper presented at the 11th Jena workshop on intergroup processes, Jena, Germany.

Philpot, C. R. & Hornsey, M. J. (2007, April). Intergroup apologies and forgiveness after intergroup injustice. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Brisbane, Australia. 

Philpot, C. R. & Hornsey, M. J. (2006, August). Intergroup apologisers: Remorseful but unforgiven. Paper presented at the 14th Brisbane Symposium on Social Identity, Brisbane, Australia. 

Philpot, C. R. & Hornsey, M. J. (2004, April). Intergroup forgiveness: Does an official apology help? Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

Course Coordinator:
  • Semester 2, 2009
    PSYC3034 - Topics in Applied Psychology

Note: Coordinator roles prior to 2009 and tutor roles prior to 2006 are not included.

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