Dr Kay Pozzebon commenced teaching at USC in 2002, and developed the Introduction to Psychology and Social Psychology courses. She was part of the team that developed the new programs, courses and majors in Psychology and the Social and Community Studies areas. Her area of interest is Social Psychology which focuses on how other people influence our thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.
As part of her PhD, Kay researched hope using a multiple perspective approach (ie social, cultural, and cognitive). Kay was a co-investigator with the Being Safety Smart research project which won the Queensland Police Service State Gold Award 2009.
- Queensland Police Service State Gold Award, 2009
- social intelligence
Dr Kay Pozzebon's specialist areas of knowledge include social psychology, hope, emotion, quality of life