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Professor, School of Applied Psychology

Leadership Level - Leads Leaders

Liz is happiest at work is being part of the journey with students and junior staff that starts with uncertainty but finishes with achievement, where she sees people develop and thrive.  She's proud that Griffith welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and she values the opportunity to be on the journey to academic success.

Career Highlight

Becoming president of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology in 2018.  This association aims to foster the growth and development of scholarly research in the area of language and social psychology internationally, and values research that makes a difference.  Being President has provided me with the opportunity to lead new initiatives in the association to foster research collaborations both with our members and other associations internationally.  We are also working to communicate more how our research can assist with difficult societal problems such as conflict between cultures, improving health service delivery, keeping languages alive, improving policing,  and the voice and wellbeing of marignalised groups.

Career advice in 5 seconds

My career advice is to talk to everyone - I've built wide networks both within my organisation and externally based on valuing conversations with everyone I meet.

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