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Dr Justine Dandy

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5105, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO30.207
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5105  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5834  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO30.207  


Justine is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology within the School of Psychology and Social Science.

Current Teaching

  • PSY3217 - Cultural Issues in Psychology
  • PSY1204 - Social Determinants of Behaviour
  • PSY2231 - Developmental Psychology


Justine Dandy has worked in teaching and research positions at Flinders University (1996-2000) and the University of Western Australia (2000-2003). She moved to Perth in 2000 and commenced at ECU in October 2003.

Professional Memberships

  • The International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychologists (IACCP)
  • The International Academy for Intercultural Research
  • Society for Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP)
  • The Australian Migration Research Network (WA branch)

Research Areas and Interests

  • Cross-cultural, cultural and social psychology
  • Attitudes to immigration, diversity and multiculturalism
  • Acculturation attitudes and strategies
  • Ethnic, cultural and national identity

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide, 2000 .
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Adelaide, 1993 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Research into the current and emerging drivers for social cohesion, social division and conflict in multicultural Australia,  Department of Immigration and Citizenship,  Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $119,377.
  • Formative study of discrimination and mental health of CALD Australian children,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Grant,  2005 - 2007,  $21,487.
  • Reliability and validity of the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure with Australian ethno-cultural minorities,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $12,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Dandy, J., (2010), Managing cultural diversity: Competing discourses in Australian multiculturalism. Cultural diversity: Issues, Challenges and Perspectives, 113-130, Hauppauge, NY.

Journal Articles

  • Dandy, J., Pe-Pua, R., (2013), Beyond mutual acculturation. Intergroup relations among immigrants, Anglo-Australians, and Indigenous Australians. Zeitschrift fuer Psychologie (Journal of Psychology), 221(4), 232-241.
  • Runions, K., Priest, N., Dandy, J., (2011), Discrimination and Psychological Adjustment Amongst Australian Children from Middle-Eastern and Asian backgrounds. Australian Community Psychologist, 23(1), 23-33.
  • Sala, E., Dandy, J., Rapley, M., (2010), Real Italians and Wogs: The discursive construction of Italian identity among first generation Italian immigrants in Western Australia. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 20(2), 110-124.
  • Dandy, J., Pe-Pua, R., (2010), Attitudes to multiculturalism, immigration and cultural diversity: Comparison of dominant and non-dominant groups in three Australian states. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34(1), 34-46, United Kingdom.


  • Dandy, J., Pe-Pua, R., (2013), Research into the Current and Emerging Drivers for Social Cohesion, Social Division and Conflict in Multicultural Australia., Perth, W.A..

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Effects Of Parenting Styles, Academic Self-efficacy, And Achievement Motivation On The Academic Achievement Of University Astudents In Ethiopia.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Construction Of Identity Through The Dimensions Of Race, Ethnicity And Gender: The Experience Of 'coloured' South African Women In Western Australia..

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  School's Out: Adolescent 'leisure' Activites, Influences And Consequences..
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