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Emeritus Professor Cindy Gallois

BSL (Georgetown), MA, PhD (Florida), MAPsS

Elected: 2000

Discipline: Psychology

Specialisation: Social psychology, health psychology, communication

Profile

Professor Cindy Gallois is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Queensland (Acting Executive Dean, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, 2008-2009, Deputy Executive Dean 2006-2007, Associate Dean (Research) 2003-2007, Director, Centre for Social Research in Communication, 2002-2005).  Her research focuses on intergroup language and communication in the health sector and in organisational and intercultural contexts.  Over the past 20 years, she has contributed to the development and extension of Communication Accommodation Theory and methodology in these contexts.

Appointments

  • Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland, 2010-
  • Professor of Psychology, The University of Queensland, 1996-2010
  • Acting Executive Dean, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland, 2008-2009 (Deputy Executive Dean, 2006-2007; Associate Dean Research, 2003-2007)
  • Founding Director, Centre for Social Research in Communication, The University of Queensland, 2002-2005
  • President, Academic Board, The University of Queensland, 1998-2000
  • President, International Communication Association, 2001-2002
  • Past President, Finance Chair, 2002-2005
  • President, International Association of Language and Social Psychology, 2002-2004
  • President, Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, 1997-1999.

Awards

Fellow, Society of Experimental Social Psychologists, from 1997

Charter Fellow, International Academy of Intercultural Relations, from 1998

Fellow, International Communication Association, from 2007

Fellow, International Association of Language and Social Psychology, from 2012

Publications

  • Gallois, C., Weatherall, A., & Giles, H. (2016).  CAT and talk in action.  In H. Giles (Ed.), Communication Accommodation Theory: Negotiating personal and social identities across contexts.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Baker, S., Watson, B.M., & Gallois, C. (2017).  Exploring intercultural communication problems in health with a communication accommodation competence approach.  In L. Chen (Ed.), Handbook of Intercultural Communication (vol 9 in Handbooks of Communication Science, pp. 481-500).  Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • White, B., Willmott, L., Close, E., Shepherd, N., Gallois, C., Parker, M., Winch, S., Graves, N., & Callaway, L. (2016).  What does “futility” mean?  An empirical study of doctors’ peceptions.  Medical Journal of Australia, 204(8), 318 online DOI:10.5694/mja15.01103.
  • Hewett, G.G., Watson, B.M., & Gallois, C. (2015).  Communication between hospital doctors: Underaccommodation and interpretability.  Language and Communication, 41, 71-83.
  • Gallois, C., Willmott, L., White, B., Winch, S., Parker, M., Graves, N., Shepherd, N., & Close, E. (2015).  Futile treatment in hospital: Doctors’ intergroup language.  Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34(6), 657-671.
  • Gallois, C., Willmott, L., White, B., Winch, S., Parker, M., Graves, N., Shepherd, N., & Close, E. (2015).  Futile treatment in hospital: Doctors’ intergroup language.  Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34(6), 657-671.
  • Heatley, M.L., Watson, B.M., Gallois, C., & Miller, Y. (2015).  Women’s perceptions of communication in pregnancy and childbirth: Influences on participation and satisfaction with care.  Journal of Health Communication, 7, 827-834.
  •  Hewett, D., Watson, B., & Gallois, C. (2013).  Trust, distrust, and communication accommodation among hospital doctors.  In Crichton, J., & Candlin, C. (Eds), Discourses of trust (pp. 36-51).  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gallois, C., Cretchley, J., & Watson, B. (2012).  Methodology in intergroup communication: Eclectic approaches to communicating identity.  In H. Giles (Ed.), The handbook of intergroup communication (pp. 31-43).  New York: Routledge.
  • Watson, B., Hewett, D., & Gallois, C. (2012).  Intergroup communication and health: Hospitals, identity, and implications for care.  In H. Giles (Ed.), The handbook of intergroup communication (pp. 293-305).  New York: Routledge.
  • Angus, D., Watson, B.M., Smith, A., Gallois, C., & Wiles, J. (2012).  Visualising conversation structure across time: Insights into effective doctor-patient consultations.  PLoS ONE, 7(6). E3814.
  • Baker, S.C., Gallois, C., Driedger, M., & Santesso, N. (2011).  Communication accommodation and managing musculoskeletal disorders: Doctors’ and patients’ perspectives (on behalf of the Effective Consumer Investigator Group: P.S. Tugwell, A. Wilson, P.M. Brooks, A. O’Connor, A. Qualman, J. Wale, & G.A. Wells).  Health Communication, 26, 379-388
  • Cretchley, J., Gallois, C., Chenery, H., & Smith, A. (2010).  Conversations between carers and people with schizophrenia: A qualitative analysis using Leximancer.  Qualitative Health Research, 20(12), 1611-1628.
  • Hewett, D.G., Watson, B.M., Gallois, C., Ward, M., & Leggett, B.A. (2009). Intergroup communication between hospital doctors: Implications for quality of patient care. Social Science & Medicine, 69, 1732-1740.
  • Hewett, D.G., Watson, B.M., Gallois, C., Ward, M., & Leggett, B.A. (2009). Communication in medical records: Intergroup language and patient care. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 28(2), 119-138.
  • Weatherall, A., Watson, B, and Gallois, C. (Eds) (2007) The social psychology of language and discourse. Basingstoke, Hants., UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gallois, C., Ogay, T., and Giles, H. (2005) Communication Accommodation Theory: A look back and a look ahead, In Theorizing about culture and communication. W.B. Gudykunst (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Pittam, J. and Gallois, C (2000) Malevolence, stigma, and social distance: Maximising group differences in HIV/AIDS discourse, Journal of Applied Communication Research, 28:24-43.

Contact

Website: http://www.psy.uq.edu.au/directory/index.html?id=13
Email: c.gallois [at] uq.edu.au

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