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Dr Jennifer Loh

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 63045393, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO30.109
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  63045393  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO30.109  


Jennifer Loh is a Senior Lecturer in Abnormal Psychology and Introduction to Psychology in the School of Psychology and Social Science. Jennifer is also the second year coordinator and a member of the Work, Health and Safety Committee.

Current Teaching

  • PSY1101 - Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY3343 - Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY5433 - Psychology of Workplace Safety
  • 4th year and Postgraduate research supervision


  • 2011-present: Senior Lecturer, Edith Cowan University, Australia
  • 2008-2011: Lecturer, University of New England, Australia
  • 2007-2008: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Queensland, Australia
  • 2006-2008: Assistant Lecturer, University of Queensland, Australia
  • 2005-2006: Lead Statistics Tutor, University of Queensland, Australia

Dr Jennifer Loh graduated from the University of Toronto (Canada) with an Honours BSC and from the University of Queensland (Australia) with a PhD in Organisational Psychology. She is a fully registered psychologist with the Psychologists’ Registration Board of Australia. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the Academy of Management (AOM), and the American Psychological Association (APA). Her main research interests lies in Organisational Psychology (i.e., dark side of human behaviours). However, she is also very much interested in developmental, health and cross cultural psychology. Specifically, she is interested in investigating the underlying mechanisms responsible for good mental and/or physical health outcomes, especially in vulnerable groups of people.

Professional Associations

  • Academy of Management (USA)
  • Australian Psychological Society Ltd (Australia)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Australia)

Awards and Recognition

National and International Awards

  • 2002-2005: International Postgraduate Research Scholarship
  • 2005-2006: University of Queensland Top-up Research Grant
  • 2006: Stella Annandale Bequest and SBS Faculty International Fee Waiver Scholarship
  • 2007-2008: The University of Queensland Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2014: FHES Collaborative Research Grant Scheme from Edith Cowan University (Collaboration with the Australian National University)
  • 2014: FHES Teaching and Learning Grant (Edith Cowan University)
  • 2012: FCHS Teaching and Learning Grant (Edith Cowan University)
  • 2010: Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor’s Unit Monitoring Commendation (University of New England)

National and International Research Positions

  • 2007-2008 - Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Research Areas and Interests

  • Positive Psychology
  • Deviance in the Workplace
  • Cross Cultural/Management Psychology
  • Development Psychology (Women)

Staff Qualifications

  • GradCert (Graduate Certificate), The University of New England, 2011 .
  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), The University of Queensland, 2006 .
  • BScHons (Bachelor of Science Honours), Canada, 1998 .

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Loh, J., (2014), The role of human resource departments in addressing bullying behaviour. Bullying in the workplace: Causes, symptoms and remedies, 255-269, New York USA.

Journal Articles

  • Brand, R., Loh, J., Guilfoyle, A., (2014), Young African female refugee?s sense of acculturation and community connection in Western Australia. The Australian Community Psychologist,, 26(2), 90-109.
  • Loi, N., Loh, J., Hine, D., (2014), Don?t rock the boat: The moderating role of gender in the relationship between workplace incivility and work withdrawal. Journal of Management Development, 34(2), 169-186, UK.
  • Nguyen, T., Chang, P., Loh, J., (2014), The psychology of Vietnamese tiger mothers: Qualitative insights into the parenting beliefs and practices of Vietnamese-Australian mothers. Journal of Family Studies, 20(1), 48-65.
  • Loh, J., Schutte, N., Thorsteinsson, E., (2013), Be happy: The role of resilience between characteristic affect and symptoms of depression. Journal of Happiness Studies, Article in press(Article in press), 1-14, Netherlands, DOI: 10.1007/s10902-013-9467-2.
  • Loh, J., Dahesihsari, R., (2013), Resilience and economic empowerment: A qualitative investigation of entrepreneurial Indonesian Women. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 21(1), 107-121, Singapore, DOI: 10.1142/S0218495813500052.
  • Estrellado, A., Loh, J., (2013), Factors associated with battered Filipino women's decision to stay in or leave an abusive relationship. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(4), 575-592, United States, DOI: 10.1177/0886260513505709.
  • Loh, J., Klug, J., (2012), Voices of migrant women: The mediating role of resilience on the relationship between acculturation and psychological distress. Australian Community Psychologist, 24(2), 59-78.
  • Brown, V., Loh, J., Marsh, N., (2012), Moderators of workplace aggression: The influences of social support and training. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology, 5(1), 32-42, DOI: 10.1017/orp.2012.4.
  • Loh, J., Calleja, F., Restubog, S., (2011), Words that hurt: A qualitative study of parental verbal abuse in the Philippines. Journal of Interpersonal Violence: concerned with the study and treatment of victims and perpetrators of physical and sexual violence, 26(11), 2244-2263, United States, DOI: 10.1177/0886260510383031.
  • Loh, J., Smith, J., Restubog, S., (2010), The role of culture, workgroup membershiop and organisaitional status on cooperation and trust: An experimental investigation. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40(12), 2947-2968, USA, DOI: 10.111/j.1559-1816.2010.00688.x.
  • Gills, R., Loh, J., (2010), The role of optimism in perceived stress and health promoting behaviours in primiparous mothers. Nursing Research, 59(5), 348-355, DOI: 10.1097/NNR.0b013e3181ed6b11.
  • Loh, J., Restubog, S., Gallois, C., (2010), Attitudinal outcomes of boundary permeability: A comparison of Australian and Singaporean employees. Cross Cultural Management: an International Journal, 17(2), 118-134, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1108/13527601021038697.
  • Loh, J., Restubog, S., Zagencyzk, T., (2010), Consequences of workplace bullying on employee identification and satisfaction among Australians and Singaporeans. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 41(2), 236-252, DOI: 10.1177/0022022109354641.
  • Loh, J., Smyth, R., (2010), Understanding Students? Online Learning Experiences in Virtual Teams. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 6(2), 335-342.

Research Student Supervision

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Social Determinants Of Health, Coping, And Quality Of Life In Migrants From Burma In Sangkhlaburi District, Thailand.
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