Senior Lecturer

PhD MCA BBSc(Hons)

Dr Janine McGuinness is a Social Psychologist who joined the academic team at the Cairnmillar Institute in 2020. She previously coordinated undergraduate and postgraduate units at Deakin University and has supervised numerous Masters, fourth year, Ph.D. and Doctorate research projects to completion. Her background includes service on the Executive of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists.


  • Social Psychology
  • Social justice
  • Social dilemmas

Recent Publications and Presentations  

  • Tribe, Candice & Webb, Janine (2014). Avoiding piecemeal research on participation in cervical cancer screening : the advantages of a social identity framework, Health expectations, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 453-465, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, England. doi/10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00779.x/
  • Richardson, B., Webb, J., Webber, L., & Smith, K. (2013). Age Discrimination in the Evaluation of Job Applicants. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 43(1), 35-44. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2012.00979.x 
  • Dono, J. ,Webb, J., & Richardson, B. (2010). The Relationship of Environmental Activism, Pro-Environmental Behaviour and Social Identity. Journal of Environmental Psychology. 30(2), 178-186.