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Adjunct Professor Joseph Reser

Adjunct Professor; Research Fellow; Emeritus Reader
Griffith Health Centre, Gold Coast campus, Parklands Drive, School of Applied Psychology
Southport QLD, 4222
Tel: (07) 5552 8789
Fax: (07) 5552 8291


Dr Joseph Reser is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland and Griffith University, as well as a Research Fellow with the Griffith Climate Change Response Program and the Behavioural Basis of Health Research Centre. He is also an Emeritus Reader in Social and Environmental Psychology at the University of Durham.

Over the years, Joseph has worked both nationally and internationally as an environmental and social psychologist. He has experience as a researcher, teacher and consultant, and has held academic appointments with various universities in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Joseph is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, member of the Australian National Mental Health Disaster Taskforce Expert Advisory Group and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Environmental Psychology. He was also past Chair of the Australian Psychological Society Disaster Preparedness and Response Reference Group.

Throughout his career, Joseph has focused his research in the area of psychology and global environmental change. In particular, Joseph is interested in cross-cultural psychology, involving the psychosocial impact assessment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, suicide and self-injury and the differing cultural and social understandings of national versus cultural heritage. He is also interested in addressing the public understandings of climate change and other environmental threats by applying psychological theory and research to address and contribute to finding ways to mitigate and adjust climate change.

Last updated: 11 July 2017
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