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Project Research Team

Listed below are the key researchers involved in this study.

NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Professor Stuart Carr (Principal Investigator)
Poverty Research Group, School of Psychology
Massey University
Auckland, New Zealand

Research Interests: I/O Psychology of Poverty Reduction. This includes the social marketing of aid, capacity development through partnership/teamwork and the nexus between migration and development.

Website: http://psychology.massey.ac.nz/staff/scarr.htm

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Ms Ishbel McWha (Project Manager / Research Officer)
Poverty Research Group, School of Psychology
Massey University
Auckland, New Zealand

Research interests: the role of I/O psychology in alleviating poverty, international relations, social marketing of aid, NGO effectiveness, capacity building initiatives, and identity at work.

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IRELAND

Professor Mac MacLachlan (Chief Collaborator)
Centre for Global Health & School of Psychology
Trinity College, University of Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

Research interests: global health, culture & health, international aid & development, embodiment & physical rehabilitation.

Website: http://www.tcd.ie/Psychology/Malcolm_MacLachlan/index.html

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UNITED KINGDOM

Professor Adrian Furnham (Co-Investigator)
Department of Psychology
University College London
London, England

Research interests: Organisational psychology, psychometrics (esp. personality assessment), complementary medicine, cross-cultural psychology (esp. mental health and migration), and economic socialisation.

Website: http://www.psychol.ucl.ac.uk/people/profiles/furnham_adrian.htm

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CHINA, People’s Republic of

Associate Professor Iris Zhou (Country Coordinator – China)
School of Management
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, People’s Republic of China.

Research interests: career development and career barriers, employability of graduate and undergraduate students, work and family, motivation of workers, and cultural influences on business administration.

INDIA

Professor T. S. Papola (Country Coordinator – India)
Delhi Government Chair in Human Development
Institute of Human Development (IHD) and
Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID)
New Delhi, India.

Research interests: labour economics, industrial economics, development planning, backward area development, and poverty and employment.

Website: http://isid.org.in/

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MALAWI

Alister Munthali (Country Coordinator – Malawi)
Centre for Social Research
University of Malawi
Malawi

Website: http://www.unima.mw/

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Mr Leo Marai (Country Coordinator – Papua New Guinea)
Head of the Psychology Strand
University of Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Research interests: work motivation and emotions, psychology for developmental issues, poverty, and indigenous psychology.

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SOLOMON ISLANDS

John Peter Peniop (Country Coordinator – Solomon Islands)
University of the South Pacific
Honiara, Solomon Islands

UGANDA

Mr Leon Matagi (Country Coordinator – Uganda)
Department of Organizational and Social Psychology
Makerere University
Kampala, Uganda

Research interests: Competence, work attitudes, work motivation, withdrawal behaviour, job analysis and job evaluation, counterproductive/antisocial behaviour, individual and organizational performance.

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Mr Callist Tumwebaze (Country Coordinator – Uganda)
School of Psychology
Trinity College, University of Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

Research interests: Work motivation, occupational attitudes, stress and burnout, reproductive health, self-esteem and self-efficacy, aggression and aggressive behaviour, cultural differences, and attitudes and attitude change.

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