School of Psychology - Directory - People - Pete Techakesari

Pete Techakesari
  – Lab Manager/Postgraduate Researcher

Room:
Building 24a, Room 303
Email:
Fax:
+617 3365 4466
Postal Address:
School of Psychology
McElwain Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours Class I)

 

Professional Activities:

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology

Representative Publications:

Publications:

Techakesari, P., Dane, S. K., Louis, W. R., & Barlow, F. K. (Under Review). Positive contact and collective action: The moderating influence of contact partners' gender.

Techakesari, P., Droogendyk, L., Wright, S. C., Louis, W. R., & Barlow, F. K. (R&R). Supportive cross-group contact impacts collective action differentially depending on minority group membership. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology [Special Issue].

Techakesari, P., Louis, W. R., & Barlow, F. K. (2015). The role of contact partners' gender in moderating the effects of positive contact on intergroup attitudes: A theoretical framework. Sensoria: A Journal of Mind, Brain, and Culture, 11(1), 16-27.

Techakesari, P., Barlow, F. K., Hornsey, M. J., Sung, B., Thai, M., & Chak, J. (2015). An investigation of positive and negative contact as predictors of intergroup attitudes in the United States, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46(3), 454-468[PDF]

Jehn, K. A. & Techakesari, P. (2014). High reliability teams: New directions for disaster management and conflict. International Journal of Conflict Management, 25(4), 407-430. [PDF] [Winner of The 2015 Highly Commended Paper Award]

Dane, S. K., Barlow, F. K., & Techakesari, P. (2013). The impact of same-sex marriage messages: The reactions of Australians who agree and disagree with civil marriage for same-sex couples. School of Psychology Publications. The University of Queensland, Australia. [PDF]

Barlow, F. K., Techakesari, P., Villis, A., Battisti, R. A., Dane, S. K., & Hewitt, D. (2012). All you need to know about same-sex marriage: The facts on what marriage means to same-sex attracted people, how same-sex attracted parents raise children, and how discrimination affects same-sex attracted poeple. Doctors and Psychologists for Marriage Equality, 1, 1-13. [PDF]

Barlow, F. K., Dane, S. K., Techakesari, P., & Stork-Brett, K. K. (2012). The psychology of same-sex marriage opposition: How does opposing same-sex marriage affect straight and same-sex attracted Australians. School of Psychology Publications. The University of Queensland, Australia. [PDF]

 

Conference Abstracts/Presentations:

Techakesari, P., Droogendyk, L., Wright, S. C., Louis, W. R., & Barlow, F. K. (2015, April). Intergroup contact and collective action: The moderating influence of contact partners’ gender. Paper presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychology. Newcastle, Australia.

Barlow, F. K., Hayward, L. E., Techakesari, P., Tropp, L., & Hornsey, M. J. (2015, April). Negative (but not positive) can motivate collective action in minority groups. Paper presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychology. Newcastle, Australia.

Techakesari, P., Hornsey, M. J., Sung, B., Thai, M., Chak, J., & Barlow, F. K. (2015, April). A cross-cultural test of positive and negative contact as predictors of intergroup attitudes. Paper presented at the SPSSI-SASP Small Group Conference Series on Collective Harmdoing. Brisbane, Australia. 

Techakesari, P., Hayward, L. E., Louis, W. R., & Barlow, F. K. (2015, February). Positive-negative asymmetry in contact effects emerges concurrently and over time for majority but not minority group members: A multilevel study. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychologists. Long Beach, USA. 

Techakesari, P., Hornsey, M. J., Sung, B., Thai, M., Chak, J., & Barlow, F. K. (2015, February). An examination of positive and negative contact as predictors of intergroup attitudes in the United States, Hong Kong and Thailand. Poster presented at the Group Processes and Intergroup Relations Pre-Conference. Long Beach, USA.

Techakesari, P., Barlow, F. K., & Hayward, L. E. (2014, April). The effects of cross-group contact over time: A multilevel approach. Paper presented at the 43th annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychology. Canberra, Australia.

Barlow, F. K., Techakesari, P., Hayward, L. E., Casey, J., & Green, A. (2014, April). The impact of heterosexual dismination and support on gay and lesbian health, well-being, and intergroup attitudes. Paper presented at the 43th annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychology. Canberra, Australia.

Techakesari, P., Hayward, L. E., Fardouly, J., & Machin, T. (2014, February). When do individuals choose to ostracise obese counterparts. Paper presented at the the Society of Australasian Social Psychology Summer School. Sydney, Australia.

Techakesari, P. (2013, November). A multilevel approach to intergroup contact research: Investigating the effects of postive and negative contact over time. Paper presented at the Higher Research Degree Colloquium. Brisbane, Australia.

Techakesari, P., Barlow, F. K., Hornsey, M. J., Sung, B., & Thai, M. (2013, April). Intergroup contact theory: Investigating the mediating influence of intergroup anxiety in non-WEIRD samples. Paper presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychology. Cairns, Australia.

Barlow, F. K., Techakesari, P., Stork-Brett, K. K., & Dane, S. K. (2013, April). Somewhere under the rainbow: Positive and negative contact with heterosexual men and women as predictors of lesbian women's and gay men's health, well-being, and collective action intentions. Paper presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychology. Cairns, Australia.

Techakesari, P., Jimmieson, N. L., & Parker, S. L. (2012, December). The effects of extrinsic rewards on affective, motivational, and performance outcomes: Exploring the roles of perceived work control and trait self-control. Refereed conference paper presented at the 26th annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. Perth, Australia. 

Techakesari, P., Barlow, F. K., & Hornsey, M. J. (2012, April). Does religiosity predict sexual prejudice? A test in the US and Thailand. Paper presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychology. Adelaide, Australia.

 

Invited Talks:

Barlow, F. K., Techakesari, P., & Alperin, A. A. (2014, October). Straight-acting gays: What happens when gay men "act straight"? Paper presented at the University of Sydney Psychology of Intergroup Relations Seminar Series. Sydney, Australia.

Barlow, F. K., Techakesari, P., Hayward, L. E., Green, A., & Casey, J. (2014, September). A multimethod examination of the benefits and detriments of intergroup contact. Paper presented at the University of Sydney Psychology of Intergroup Relations Seminar Series. Sydney, Australia.

Barlow, F. K., Techakesari, P., Villis, A., Battisti, R. A., Dane, S. K., & Hewitt, D. (2012, November). "I do" but the Government says I can't: Marriage equality in Australia. Invited talk presented at the University of Queensland Global Leadership Series. Brisbane, Australia. [weblink]

Barlow, F. K., Dane, S. K., Techakesari, P., & Stork-Brett, K. K. (2012, July). Marraige equality and the health and well-being of LGBT Australians. Invited talk presented at the Queensland Democrats Annual Meeting. Brisbane, Australia.

Barlow, F. K., Dane, S. K., Techakesari, P., & Stork-Brett, K. K. (2012, June). The psychology of same-sex marriage opposition. Invited talk presented at the Parliament House of Australia. Canberra, Australia.

Barlow, F. K., Dane, S. K., Techakesari, P., & Stork-Brett, K. K. (2012, May). The psychology of same-sex marriage opposition. Invited talk presented at the Senate Marriage Equality Hearing. Melbourne, Australia.

Course Tutor:
  • Semester 1, 2015
    PSST0000 - Psychology Student Support Tutors
  • Semester 1, 2014
    PSST0000 - Psychology Student Support Tutors
  • Semester 2, 2014
    PSST0000 - Psychology Student Support Tutors
  • Semester 1, 2013
    PSYC1040 - Psychological Research Methodology I
  • Semester 2, 2013
    PSYC1040 - Psychological Research Methodology I

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

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