Associate Professor Kerry O’Brien

kerry-obrien-profile2Research Areas: hazardous drinking & social harms; violence and antisocial behaviour; stigma, prejudice and health; social and health policy; psycho-social aspects of obesity; effects of alcohol and gambling advertising and sponsorship; addiction.                                               Research Publication Profile:

Teaching Areas: social and health policy, stigma and health, research methods in social sciences, public health, health promotion, applied social psychology, social identity.

Recent Teaching Evaluations:
2017 Teaching Evaluations Kerry O’Brien Caulfield Campus                                    2017 Teaching Evaluations Kerry O’Brien Clayton Campus                                     2016 Teaching Evaluations Kerry O’Brien Caulfield Campus
2016 Teaching Evaluations Kerry O’Brien Clayton Campus

Service Roles:
A/Editor, Addiction (IF = 5.8)
Chair of research committee, School of Social Sciences
Australian Health Policy Collaboration, Expert Member (Alcohol)                                   Monash Faculty of Arts Promotions and Probation Panels

Qualifications:                                                                                                                   PhD (August 2004) University of Otago, New Zealand.

Postgrad Research Supervision:                                                                               I’ve supervised over 35 research students (PhD, Masters, and Honours), and currently supervise 3 PhD students and 2 honours students.

Professor Rebecca Puhl (UConn/Yale)
Professor Janet Latner (University of Hawaii)                                                           Associate Professor Albert Espelt (Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona)                 Dr Dermot Lynott (Lancaster University)                                                                   Professor Sophia Jowett (Loughborough University)                                         Professor Ilana Pinsky (National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, USA; and Universidade Federal de São Paulo)                                                                 Professor Konstandina Griva (National University of Singapore)
Professor Peter Miller (Deakin University)                                             Professor Matthew Martens (University of Missouri)
Professor Ted Ruffman (University of Otago)
Professor Jackie Hunter (University of Otago)
Associate Professor Adrian Carter (Monash University)
Professor Greg Kolt (University of Western Sydney)                                             Professor Kypros Kypri (Newcastle University)
Research Expertise:
Experimental design and program evaluation (Quantitative/Qualitative Analysis)
Psychometrics (Scale/measure development and validation)
Survey Design and Implementation
Health Policy Analysis
Assessment of implicit (unconscious) and explicit social attitudes and cognitions.

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