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Associate Professor Keith Tuffin

Associate Professor

School of Psychology

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 6

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 3 11
Co-supervisor 2 5

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Shireen Tresslor - Doctor of Philosophy
    A discursive analysis of health professionals' constructions of abuse in the context of palliative care
  • Irie Schimanski - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Assessing the efficacy of the 3-Step Theory and applicability of the Decompensation Framework on suicidality among queer and takatapui populations: A sequential explanatory mixed methodology.
  • Jake Gallagher - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    THAT FANTASY THAT YOU CAN DEAL WITH EVERYTHING YOURSELF AND MOVE MOUNTAINS’, AN EXAMINATION OF MEN’S BELIEFS AND MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT MENTAL HE

Co-supervisor of:

  • Emma Reynolds - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Longitudinal Impacts of Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy on Gender Incongruence and Psychosocial Issues for Transgender and Non-binary People in Aotearoa
  • Elle Brittain - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Māori narratives of wairua, mental health, and healing

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2019 - Samuel Lindsay - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    'No Longer Bulletproof' Older NZ Men Discuss Aging and Masculinity
  • 2018 - Victoria Clark - Doctor of Philosophy
    Striking the right balance: a discursive psychological approach to understanding the social dynamics of shared domestic living arrangements among young adults in New Zealand
  • 2016 - Craig Colhoun - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Suicide Contagion: Is the Media Placing the Public at Risk? An Analysis of Suicide Reporting In New Zealand Newspapers
  • 2016 - Sylvia Pack - Doctor of Philosophy
    Racism in Aotearoa New Zealand : Analysing the talk of Maori and their Pakeha partners
  • 2014 - Annabel Marshall - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    "Waiting for Baby" First Time Parents Talk about Worries during Pregnancy
  • 2010 - Melanie Simons - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Client and clinician experiences of dialectical behaviour therapy: A discourse analysis
  • 2010 - Gareth Rouch - Doctor of Philosophy
    Low socio-economic, young, co-resident, working fathers: Their experience of fatherhood
  • 2005 - Christina Howard - Doctor of Philosophy
    Memories are Made of This: Exploring Argumentation in Popular Texts.
  • 2004 - Natilene Bowker - Doctor of Philosophy
    What it means to be online for people with disabilities.
  • 2001 - Leigh Coombes - Doctor of Philosophy
    Tracing monsters: the textual constitution of women-mother-childkiller or A reading of the non-origin of the monstrous feminine in the specific instance of a case of child murder.
  • 1998 - Angelique Praat - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Occupation of Moutoa Gardens - Pakaitore Marae: A Discourse Analysis.

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2017 - Grace McNatty - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Becoming the Spoke in the Wheel: Wraparound and the Theory of Change: An Investigation into What Promotes Changes within Wraparound
  • 2017 - Karlene Tipler - Doctor of Philosophy
    Emergency Preparedness and Response in New Zealand Schools
  • 1998 - Catherine O'Connor - Doctor of Philosophy
    Talking about anger.
  • 1997 - Damian O'Neill - Doctor of Philosophy
    Men against violence: A Post Structuralist critique of the science and practice of stopping men's violence to women in an applied community setting.
  • 1996 - Antonia Lyons - Doctor of Philosophy
    Constructing the Self: Conversations and Cardiovascular Reactivity.