Top of page
Main Content

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  


Current Teaching

  • PSY1101 - Introduction to Psychology (National and International)
  • PSY3343 - Abnormal Psychology (International)
  • 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 Memberships

  • Academy of Management (USA)
  • American Psychological Association (USA)
  • Asian Association of Social Psychology (Asia-Pacific)
  • Australian Psychological Society Ltd (Australia)
  • Psychologists’ Registration Board of Australia (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

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 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

  • Organisational Psychology
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Life Span Developmental Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Deviance in the Workplace
  • Deviance Psychology
  • Resilience
  • Cross Cultural Management

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

  • Loh, J., Schutte, N., Thorsteinsson, E., (2013), Be happy: The role of resilience between characteristic affect and symptoms of depression. Journal of Happiness Studies, N/A(N/A), 14p, Netherlands, DOI: 10.1007/s10902-013-9467-2.
  • 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., 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • Loh, J., Restubog, S., Gallois, C., (2009), The nature of workplace boundaries between Australians and Singaporeans in multinational organizations: A qualitative inquiry. Cross-cultural management: An International Journal, 16(4), 367-385, DOI: 10.1108/13527600911000348.

Research Student Supervision

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Social Determinants Of Health, Coping, And Quality Of Life In Migrants From Burma In Sangkhlaburi District, Thailand.
Skip to top of page