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Associate Professor Jackie Hunter

Jackie Hunter

Email jhunter@psy.otago.ac.nz
Phone 64 3 479 7619

Associate Professor Jackie Hunter completed a BSc and DPhil at the University of Ulster (Coleraine, Northern Ireland). Since joining the department in 1994 he has taught social psychology. He has authored over 40 papers and supervised over 40 PhD, masters and honours students.

Teaching

Find out about Associate Professor Hunter's research interests

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Publications

Kafka, S., Hunter, J. A., Hayhurst, J., Boyes, M., Thomson, R. L., Clarke, H., … O'Brien, K. S. (2012). A 10-day developmental voyage: Converging evidence from three studies showing that self-esteem may be elevated and maintained without negative outcomes. Social Psychology of Education, 15(4), 571-601. doi: 10.1007/s11218-012-9177-3

Hunter, J. A., Hayhurst, J., Kafka, S., Boyes, M., Ruffman, T., O'Brien, K., & Stringer, M. (2013). Elevated self-esteem 12 months following a 10-day developmental voyage. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43(9), 1956-1961. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12132

Hayhurst, J., Hunter, J. A., Kafka, S., & Boyes, M. (2015). Enhancing resilience in youth through a 10-day developmental voyage. Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning, 15(1), 40-52. doi: 10.1080/14729679.2013.843143

O'Brien, K. S., Latner, J. D., Ebneter, D., & Hunter, J. A. (2013). Obesity discrimination: The role of physical appearance, personal ideology, and anti-fat prejudice. International Journal of Obesity, 37(3), 455-460. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2012.52

Platow, M. J., Hunter, J. A., Branscombe, N. R., & Grace, D. M. (2014). Social creativity in Olympic medal counts: Observing the expression of ethnocentric fairness. Social Justice Research, 27(3), 283-304. doi: 10.1007/s11211-014-0219-1

Chapter in Book - Research

Kafka, S., Hunter, J. A., Boyes, M., Hayhurst, J., Stringer, M., & O'Brien, K. (2011). An outdoor educational experience that facilitates the elevation of self-esteem but not the negative outcomes often associated with high self-esteem. In D. F. Chun-Lok & V. Y. Wang-Yan (Eds.), Evidence-based education. Nova Science.

Hunter, J. A., Cox, S. L., O'Brien, K., Stringer, M., Boyes, M., Banks, M., Hayhurst, J. G., & Crawford, M. (2008). Low public collective self-esteem, domain specific self-esteem and heightened intergroup discrimination amongst artificial and real groups. In A. P. Prescott (Ed.), The concept of self in psychology. (pp. 183-214). New York: Nova Science.

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Journal - Research Article

Hayhurst, J., Hunter, J. A., Kafka, S., & Boyes, M. (2015). Enhancing resilience in youth through a 10-day developmental voyage. Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning, 15(1), 40-52. doi: 10.1080/14729679.2013.843143

Platow, M. J., Hunter, J. A., Branscombe, N. R., & Grace, D. M. (2014). Social creativity in Olympic medal counts: Observing the expression of ethnocentric fairness. Social Justice Research, 27(3), 283-304. doi: 10.1007/s11211-014-0219-1

O'Brien, K. S., Latner, J. D., Ebneter, D., & Hunter, J. A. (2013). Obesity discrimination: The role of physical appearance, personal ideology, and anti-fat prejudice. International Journal of Obesity, 37(3), 455-460. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2012.52

Hunter, J. A., Hayhurst, J., Kafka, S., Boyes, M., Ruffman, T., O'Brien, K., & Stringer, M. (2013). Elevated self-esteem 12 months following a 10-day developmental voyage. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43(9), 1956-1961. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12132

Kafka, S., Hunter, J. A., Hayhurst, J., Boyes, M., Thomson, R. L., Clarke, H., … O'Brien, K. S. (2012). A 10-day developmental voyage: Converging evidence from three studies showing that self-esteem may be elevated and maintained without negative outcomes. Social Psychology of Education, 15(4), 571-601. doi: 10.1007/s11218-012-9177-3

Hunter, J. A., Banks, M., O'Brien, K. S., Kafka, S., Hayhurst, J., Jephson, D. R., Jorgensen, B., & Stringer, M. (2011). Intergroup discrimination involving negative outcomes and self-esteem. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41(5), 1145-1174. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2011.00751.x

O'Brien, K. S., Puhl, R. M., Latner, J. D., Mir, A. S., & Hunter, J. A. (2010). Reducing anti-fat prejudice in preservice health students: A randomized trial. Obesity, 18(11), 2138-2144. doi: 10.1038/oby.2010.79

Stringer, M., Irwing, P., Giles, M., Mcclenahan, C., Wilson, R., & Hunter, J. (2010). Parental and school effects on children's political attitudes in Northern Ireland. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 80(2), 223-240. doi: 10.1348/000709909x477233

O'Brien, K. S., Kolt, G. S., Webber, A., & Hunter, J. A. (2010). Alcohol consumption in sport: The influence of sporting idols, friends and normative drinking practices. Drug & Alcohol Review, 29(6), 676-683. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2010.00182.x

Stringer, M., Irwing, P., Giles, M., Mcclenahan, C., Wilson, R., & Hunter, J. A. (2009). Intergroup contact, friendship quality and political attitudes in integrated and segregated schools in Northern Ireland. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 79, 239-257. doi: 10.1348/978185408x368878

Grocott, A. C., & Hunter, J. A. (2009). Increases in global and domain specific self-esteem following a 10 day developmental voyage. Social Psychology of Education, 12(4), 443-459. doi: 10.3233/978-1-58603-903-5-43

O'Brien, K. S., Latner, J. D., Halberstadt, J., Hunter, J. A., Anderson, J., & Caputi, P. (2008). Do antifat attitudes predict antifat behaviors? Obesity, 16(Suppl. 2), S87-S92.

O'Brien, K. S., Hunter, J., Kypri, K., & Ali, A. (2008). Gender equality in university sportspeople's drinking. Drug & Alcohol Review, 27(6), 659-665.

O'Brien, K. S., Hunter, J. A., Halberstadt, J., & Anderson, J. (2007). Body image and explicit and implicit anti-fat attitudes: The mediating role of physical appearance comparisons. Body Image, 4, 249-256.

Hunter, J. A., O'Brien, K., & Stringer, M. (2007). Threats to identity, self-esteem and intergroup discrimination. Social Behavior & Personality, 35(7), 937-942.

O'Brien, K. S., Hunter, J. A., & Banks, M. (2007). Implicit anti-fat bias in physical educators: Physical attributes, ideology and socialization. International Journal of Obesity, 31, 308-314.

O'Brien, K. S., & Hunter, J. A. (2006). Body esteem and eating behaviours in female physical education students. Eating & Weight Disorders, 11(2), e57-e60. Retrieved from http://www.kurtis.it/en/riviste.cfm?rivista=ewd&sezione=4&id=115#14

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Journal - Research Other

Hunter, J. A., Kafka, S., Hayhurst, J., Clarke, H. B., Dickerson, D., Harold, G., Boyes, M., O'Brien, K., & Stringer, M. (2010). Increased self-efficacy following a ten-day developmental voyage [Letter]. Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health, 22(1), 63-65. doi: 10.2989/17280583.2010.496943

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Hunter, J. A., Banks, M., O'Brien, K. S., Davidson, S., Stringer, M., & Platow, M. J. (2008). Explicit importance to identity and intergroup discrimination: Evidence from three types of study. Australian Journal of Psychology. 60(Suppl. 1), (pp. 28). doi: 10.1080/00049530802385533

Kafka, S., Hunter, J. A., Hayhurst, J., & Boyes, M. (2008). Elevating self-esteem but not the negative outcomes associated with high self-esteem. Australian Journal of Psychology. 60(Suppl. 1), (pp. 30). doi: 10.1080/00049530802385533

Suttie, M., Hunter, J. A., Banks, M., Kafka, S., & Hayhurst, J. (2008). Private collective self-esteem and positive and negative forms of discrimination. Australian Journal of Psychology. 60(Suppl. 1), (pp. 47). doi: 10.1080/00049530802385533

Stringer, M., & Hunter, J. (2008). Countering political violence and terrorism in young people through intergroup contacts. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society Annual Conference. Retrieved from http://abstracts.bps.org.uk/abstracts/abstracts_home.cfm

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Hunter, J. A. (2011, April). Intergroup discrimination and belonging. Verbal presentation at the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP) Annual Conference, Manly, Australia.

Kafka, S., Elam, K., Harold, G., & Hunter, J. (2010, November). Hostile parenting, inter-parental conflict, parent depression and child psychopathology: The mediating role of children's appraisals of family relationships. Verbal presentation at the Psycolloquy Seminar, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Hayhurst, J. G., Hunter, J., & Kafka, S. (2006, November). Enhancing resilience in youth through a 10-day developmental voyage. Verbal presentation at the Psycolloquy Seminar, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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