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    Kyli Hedrick

 

     Sessional Lecturer, Tutor and Research Assistant

     Email: Kyli.Hedrick@vu.edu.au

 

 

Qualifications

Master of Applied Psychology (Community Psychology) – current.
Grad Dip Psych, B.A. Hons.
B.A. (Sociology), Post Grad Dip (Sociology/Gender Studies),
Community Information Worker’s Certificate.

Membership of relevant professional associations

International Society of Critical Health Psychology
International Society for Justice Research (past member)
Society for Australasian Social Psychologists (past member)
Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA)
New Arrivals Refugee Network (SA)
Friend of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
Friend of the Australian Refugee Association
AHPRA

Research interests

Asylum seeker and refugee health and well-being
Immigration
Social identity
Critical (health) psychology
Moral inclusion-exclusion
Geographies of exclusion
Self-forgiveness, forgiveness, apologies

Selected publications

Refereed journal articles

Okimoto, T. G., Wenzel, M., & Hedrick, K. (2013). Refusing to apologize can have psychological benefits (and we issue no mea culpa for this    research finding). European Journal of Social Psychology, 43: 22–31.

Wenzel, M., Woodyatt, L., & Hedrick, K. (2012). No genuine self-forgiveness without accepting responsibility: Value reaffirmation as a key to maintaining positive self-regard. European Journal of Social Psychology, 42(5), 617-627.

Okimoto,T. G., Hedrick, K., & Wenzel, M. (2010). ‘I make no apology’: The psychological benefits of refusing to apologize. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the International Association of Conflict Management (IACM), Boston, USA.

Conference presentations (peer reviewed)

Hedrick, K. (accepted, 2012). Asylum seekers, ‘Anti-places’ and Ill-Heath: A critical examination of space, place and health in Australian Immigration Detention Centres. Place and Displacement Conference, to be held November 21st -23rd, Melbourne, Australia.

Hedrick, K. (2012). Preventing participation: The consequences of Australia’s policy of mandatory immigration detention.Trans-Tasman Community Psychology Biennial Conference, April 17-18th, Wellington, New Zealand.

Okimoto, T. G., Hedrick, K. & Wenzel, M. (2010). The psychological benefits of refusing to apologize, 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Association for Conflict Management (IACM), June 25-27, Boston, Massachusetts.

Wenzel, M., & Hedrick, K. (2010). How do we genuinely forgive ourselves?, 13th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research (ISJR), August 21-24, Banff, Canada.

Hedrick, K., & Wenzel, M. (2009). How do we truly forgive ourselves?, 39th Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP), April 16-19, Melbourne, Australia.

McKee, I. R., Goldring, J., Hedrick, K., Mooney, L., Turner, J. K., & Pearce, H.  (2009). New questions in forgiveness, 39th Annual Conferenceof the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, April 16-19, Melbourne, Australia.

Wenzel, M., Okimoto, T. G., Polden, S. & Hedrick, K. (2008). What's in an apology? 37th Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP), March, Wellington, New Zealand.

Hedrick, K., Wenzel, M., & Okimoto, T. G. (2008). Why he refused to apologize: Understanding the psychological implications of apology refusals, 12th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research (ISJR), August 14-17, Adelaide, Australia.

Poster presentations (peer reviewed)

Hedrick, K.,  Wenzel, M. (2010). How and why do we truly forgive ourselves?, 11th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), January 28-30, Las Vegas, U.S.A.

Hedrick, K., Wenzel, M., & Robinson, J. (2009). Human rights violations and resilience in refugees: The protective role of social identity, International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) Asia-Pacific Workshop, April 4-5, Adelaide, Australia.

Unpublished manuscripts

Hedrick, K. (1998). Coraggio (Courage): Survivors of torture and their rehabilitation. Post Graduate Diploma thesis, La Trobe University.

Hedrick, K. (2007). Requests for and refusals to grant an apology: Implications for offenders. Honours thesis, Flinders University.