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Adjunct Professor, School of Psychology, Griffith University

Joseph Reser is an Adjunct Professor at Griffith University (Psychology) and at the University of Queensland (Architecture) and a Research Fellow with the Griffith University Climate Change Response Program. He is also an Emeritus Reader in Social and Environmental Psychology at the University of Durham. Professor Reser is an environmental and social psychologist with research, teaching, and consulting experience across Australia, and has held academic appointments at universities in the United States, Canada, the UK and Australia. Joseph is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, past Chair of the Australian Psychological Society Disaster Preparedness and Response Reference Group, a member of the Australian National Mental Health Disaster Taskforce Expert Advisory Group, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Environmental Psychology.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, Behavioural Basis of Health, Griffith University
  • 2000–2003
    Emeritus Reader in Social and Environmental Psychology, University of Durham


  • 1972 
    Loyola University (Chicago, Illinois, USA), PhD in Psychology