Professor Winnifred Louis


School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 334 69515



  • Masters (Research) of Science, McGill University


View all Publications


View all Supervision



  • Gulliver, Robyn E, Fielding, Kelly S. and Louis, Winnifred R. (2021). Civil resistance against climate change. Washington, DC, United States: International Centre on Nonviolent Conflict Press.

  • Gulliver, Robyn, Wibisono, Susilo, Fielding, Kelly S. and Louis, Winnifred R. (2021). The psychology of effective activism. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781108975476

  • Myers, David G., Allen, Felicity, Denson, Tom, Haslam, Nick, Karantzas, Gery, Louis, Winnifred, Passmore, Nola and Zinkiewicz, Lucy (2014). Social psychology. Ryde, NSW Australia: McGraw-Hill Education.

  • Fielding, Kelly S., Thompson, Alice, Louis, Winnifred R. and Warren, Clive (2010). Environmental sustainability: understanding the attitudes and behaviour of Australian households. AHURI Final Report No. 152 Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

Book Chapter

  • Chapman, Cassandra M., Louis, Winnifred R., Masser, Barbara M. and Thomas, Emma F. (2023). Neglected fundraisers in the charitable triad. The Fundraising Reader. (pp. 463-470) London: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003145936-100

  • Chapman, Cassandra M., Masser, Barbara M. and Louis, Winnifred R. (2023). The champion effect in peer-to-peer fundraising. The Fundraising Reader. (pp. 263-266) London: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003145936-56

  • Lizzio-Wilson, Morgana, Mirnajafi, Zahra and Louis, Winnifred R. (2022). Who we are and who we choose to help (or not): an introduction to social identity theory. Solidarity and social justice in contemporary societies: an interdisciplinary approach to understanding inequalities. (pp. 17-28) edited by Mara A. Yerkes and Michèlle Bal. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-93795-9_2

  • Gulliver, Robyn, Wibisono, Susilo and Louis, Winnifred R. (2022). Rising tides and dirty coal: the environmental movement in Oceania. The Routledge handbook of environmental movements. (pp. 123-136) edited by Maria Grasso and Marco Giugni. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780367855680-10

  • Zúñiga, Claudia, Louis, Winnifred, Asún, Rodrigo and Ascencio, Carlos (2021). The Chilean transition: achievements, shortcomings, and consequences for the current democracy. Transitioning to peace: promoting global social justice and non-violence. (pp. 135-151) edited by Wilson López López and Laura K. Taylor. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-77688-6_8

  • Fielding, Kelly S. and Louis, Winnifred R. (2020). The role of social norms in communicating about climate change. Research handbook on communicating climate change. (pp. 106-115) edited by David C. Holmes and Lucy M. Richardson. Cheltenham, Glos, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. doi: 10.4337/9781789900408.00019

  • Louis, Winnifred R., Chonu, Gi K., Achia, Tulsi, Chapman, Cassandra M. and Rhee, Joshua (2018). Group norms and identities in societal transitions: from democracy to dictatorship and back again. The road to actualized democracy: a psychological exploration. (pp. 27-57) edited by Brady Wagoner, Ignacio Bresco de Luna and Vlad Glaveanu. Charlotte, NC, United States: IAP-Information Age Publishing.

  • Greenaway, Katharine, Amiot, Catherine E., Louis, Winnifred R. and Bentley, Sarah V. (2017). The role of psychological need satisfaction in promoting student identification. Self and social identity in educational contexts. (pp. 176-192) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315746913-ch10

  • Smith, Joanne R., Louis, Winnifred R. and Tarrant, Mark (2017). University students’ social identity and health behaviours. Self and social identity in educational contexts. (pp. 159-15) edited by Kenneth I. Mavor, Michael J. Platow and Boris Bizumic. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315746913-ch9

  • Louis, W. R., La Macchia, S. T., Amiot, C. E., Thomas, E. F., Blackwood, L. M., Mavor, K. I. and Saeri, A. (2016). Causality in the study of collective action and political behaviour. Questioning causality: scientific explorations of cause and consequence across social contexts. (pp. 277-302) edited by Rom Harre and Fathali M. Moghaddam. Santa Barbara, CA, United States: Praeger.

  • La Macchia, Stephen T. and Louis, Winnifred R. (2016). Crowd behaviour and collective action. Understanding peace and conflict through social identity theory: contemporary global perspectives. (pp. 89-104) edited by Shelley McKeown, Neil Ferguson and Reeshma Haji . Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-29869-6_6

  • Greenaway, Katharine H., Louis, Winnifred R., Parker, Stacey L., Kalokerinos, Elise K., Smith, Joanne R. and Terry, Deborah J. (2015). Measures of coping for psychological well-being. Measures of personality and social psychological constructs. (pp. 322-351) edited by Gregory Boyle, Donald H. Saklofske and Gerald Matthews. London, United States: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-386915-9.00012-7

  • Louis, Winnifred R., Stork-Brett, Kat and Barlow, Fiona Kate (2013). Friendships across Gender and Sexual Identities. The psychology of friendship and enmity: relationships in love, work, politics, and war. (pp. 89-108) edited by Rom Harre and Fathali M. Moghaddam. Santa Barbara, United States: Praeger.

  • Louis, Winnifred, Barlow, Fiona Kate and Greenaway, Katharine (2012). National identity, Australian values and outsiders. Peace psychology in Australia. (pp. 87-104) edited by Diane Bretherton and Nikola Balvin. New York, United States: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1403-2_6

  • Christie, D. J. and Louis, W. R. (2012). Peace interventions tailored to phases within a cycle of intergroup violence. The Oxford handbook of intergroup conflict. (pp. 252-272) edited by Linda R. Tropp. New York, NY, United States: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199747672.013.0015

  • Fielding, Kelly S., Louis, Winnifred R., Warren, Clive and Thompson, Alice (2011). Understanding household attitudes and behaviours towards waste, water and energy conservation. Urban Consumption. (pp. 199-214) edited by Peter W. Newton. Collingwood, VIC, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

  • Louis, Winnifred R., Barlow, Fiona Kate and Terry, Deborah J. (2009). Alienation, inaction, and engagement in political decision-making: Passive war opponents actively avoid news of the war and are motivated to derogate protestors. Social Psychology: New Research. (pp. 187-206) edited by Ellen P. Lamont. New York: Nova Science.

  • Louis, Winnifred R. (2009). If they're not crazy, then what? The implications of social psychological approaches to terrorism for conflict management. Terrorism and Torture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. (pp. 125-153) edited by Werner G. K. Stritzke, Stephan Lewandowsky, David Denemark, Joseph Clare and Frank Morgan. New York, United States of America: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511581199.008

  • Louis, Winnifred R. (2008). Intergroup positioning and power. Global conflict resolution through positioning analysis. (pp. 21-39) edited by Fathali M. Moghaddam, Rom Harre and Naomi Lee. New York, U.S.: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-72112-5_2

  • Louis, W. and Taylor, D. (2005). Rights and duties as group norms: Implications of intergroup research for the study of rights and responsibilities. The psychology of rights and duties: Empirical contributions and normative commentaries. (pp. 105-134) edited by Finkel, Normal J. and Moghaddam, Fathali M.. Washington DC: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/10872-005

  • Taylor, Donald M. and Louis, Winnifred (2004). Terrorism and the quest for identity. Understanding Terrorism: Psychosocial Roots, Consequences and Interventions. (pp. 169-185) edited by F. M. Moghaddam and A. J. Marsella. Washington, DC United States: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/10621-008

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Professor Winnifred Louis is not currently available to take on new students.

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision