Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research

Jaimee Stuart

  • Jaimee StuartB.A. in Psychology - University of Canterbury 2006
  • M.Sc. in Cross-Cultural Psychology - Victoria University of Wellington 2008
  • Ph.D. In Cross-Cultural Psychology - Victoria University of Wellington 2011

Contact

Category: Fellow and Alumni

PositionsEmailPhone
Fellow, Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural ResearchJaimee.Stuart@vuw.ac.nz04 463 7428
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Roy McKenzie Centre for the Study of Families, School of Psychology  

Areas of Interest

Acculturation; Youth ; Identity; Positive development; Intercultural training

Selected publications

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Stuart, J. (under review). A qualitative analysis of Muslim young adults’ adaptation experiences in New Zealand.

Stuart, J. & Ward, C. & Robinson, L. (under review). The influence of family on stress and adaptation for Muslim immigrant young adults in two Western Countries.

Stuart, J., Hedges, M., Pacheo, G., & Morton, S. (under review). Monkey see, monkey do? Do shifts in parental socio-economic class influence children's outcomes?

Denny, S., Stuart, J., Fleming, T., Bullen, P., Sheridan, J., Lucassen, M. & Rossen, F. Peiris-John, R., (under review).The association between supportive secondary school environments and depressive symptoms and suicide risk among same-sex attracted students.

McDonough, M. H., Jose, P. E., & Stuart, J., (under review). Negative peer influence and peer connectedness differentially predict adolescent substance use: A longitudinal study.

Stuart, J. & Jose, P. E. (in press). Is bullying bad for your health? The consequences of bullying perpetration and victimization in childhood on health behaviors in adulthood. The Journal of Aggression, Peace, and Conflict Research.

Stuart, J., & Jose, P. E. (in press). The influence of family structure, family connectedness, and ethnic identity on life satisfaction and wellbeing for Māori youth. Developmental Psychology.

Stuart, J., & Ward, C, (in press). The Ecology of Acculturation: Implications for Counseling Across Cultures. P. B. Pedersen, J. G. Draguns, W. J. Lonner, J. E. Trimble, & M. S. del Río (Eds.). Counseling Across Cultures.

Denny, S., Peterson, E., Stuart, J., Utter, J., Bullen, P., Fleming, T., ... Milfont, T. (in press). Exploring the role of individual and school-level characteristics in relation to victimisation and bullying behaviours among high school students. The Journal of School Violence.

Stuart, J., Jose, P.E., & Kielpikowski, M. (2014). Family futures: Social connectedness and youth development. In Family Futures (in cooperation with DESA-DSPD for the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014).

Stuart, J. & Jose, P. E. (2012) The Influence of discrepancies between adolescent and parent ratings of family dynamics on adolescent well-being. Journal of Family Psychology. 26(6), 858-868.

Stuart, J. & Ward, C. (2011) A question of balance: Exploring the acculturation, integration and adaption of Muslim immigrant youth. Psychosocial Intervention. 20 (3), 255-267.

Stuart, J. & Ward, C. (2011) Predictors of ethno-cultural identity conflict among South Asian immigrant youth in New Zealand. Applied Developmental Science. 15(3), 117-128.

Ward,C., Stuart, J., & Kus, K. (2011) The construction and validation of a measure of Ethno-cultural Identity Conflict. Journal of Personality Assessment. 93(5), 462–473.

Stuart, J., Ward, C. & Adam, Z. (2010). Current issues in the development and acculturation of Muslim youth in New Zealand. International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development Bulletin, 2 (58), 9-13.

Stuart, J., Ward, C. & Jose, P. (2010) Working with and for communities: A collaborative study of harmony and conflict in acculturating families. Special Issue of the International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34 (2), 114-126

Ward, C., Fox, S., Wilson, J., Stuart, J., & Kus, L. (2010).Contextual influences on acculturation processes: The roles of family, community and society. Psychological Studies, 55 (1), 26-24.

Conference Presentations

Stuart, J. (2013) The ecological influences and lifecourse impacts of bullying and victimisation in New Zealand. Poster presented at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences conference, February 4-7, Auckland.

Stuart, J. (2012) Unpacking the impacts of cultural diversity: Why multiculturalism matters. Paper presented at Pathways to Metropolis conference, October 24-26, Auckland.

Stuart, J. (2012) Why multiculturalism matters: Perceptions and policies. Paper presented at the Human Rights Commission Diversity Forum, August 19-20, Auckland.

Stuart, J., Ward, C., & Robinson, L. (2012). The double-edged sword: Family influences on Muslim immigrant young adults in N.Z. and the U.K. Paper presented at the 21st International Association of Cross Cultural Psychology (IACCP) International Congress, July 17 – 21, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Ward, C., & Stuart, J. (2012). Societal-Level Predictors of Immigrant Adaptation: A 13-Country Study. Paper presented at the 9th Biennial Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues convention, June 22-24, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ward, C., & Stuart, J. (2012). Demographic, Economic and Social Predictors of Psychological and Sociocultural Adaptation of Immigrant Youth. Paper presented at Economic Impacts of Immigration and Population Diversity International Workshop, April 11-13, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Stuart, J., Ward, C., & Robinson, L. (2011). The adaptation of Muslim youth in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Paper presented at the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology regional conference (IACCP), June 30 – July 3, Istanbul, Turkey.

Stuart, J. (2011). Pathways to positive development for Muslim immigrant youth in Western contexts. Presented at the third annual Community Research Seminar, Auckland, New Zealand.

Stuart, J., & Ward, C. (2011). Risk and protective factors for positive adjustment in Muslim youth. Paper presented at the International Association for Intercultural Relations (IAIR), July 24th -28th, Singapore.

Jose, P.E. & Stuart, J. (2011). Differential perceptions of family dynamics by adolescents and parents are influenced by adolescents’ stress and coping. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Conference, April 1, Montreal, Canada.

Ward, C., Adam, Z. & Stuart, J. (2010). Psychological and socio-cultural adaptation of Asian Muslim youth. Conference proceedings for the fourth International Asian Health and Wellbeing Conference, 5th - 6th of July, Auckland, New Zealand.

Stuart, J. (2009). Muslim youth: Strength and resilience. Presented at the Conference for the International Academy of Intercultural Research, World Peace through Intercultural Understanding 15th – 19th August, Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Stuart, J., Ward, C & Lin, E-Y. (2008). Identity conflict in migrant youth. Presented at the Conference for the International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Crossing Borders: (Cross-) Cultural Psychology as a multidisciplinary endeavor 27th – 31th July, Bremen, Germany.

Stuart, J., Jose, P. & Ward, C. (2008). Crossing cultures: The experiences of refugee and migrant families in New Zealand. Presented at the Pathways, Circuits and Crossroads: New research on population, migration & community dynamics, 9th – 11th June, Wellington, New Zealand.

Stuart, J., (2008). Development, acculturation and Ethnocultural Identity Conflict. Presented at the Conference for the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Wellington, New Zealand.

Ward, C., Stuart, J. & Lin, E-Y. (2008). Ethnocultural Identity Conflict. Presented at the Conference for the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Wellington, New Zealand.

Stuart, J. (2007). Interpersonal and intrapersonal predictors of Ethnocultural Identity Conflict: The development and adaptation of South Asian youth in New Zealand. Presented at the 7th Conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology, Kota-Kinabalu, Malaysia.

Other Outputs

Stuart, J. (2014). Couple support programmes for vulnerable families. Report for the Families Commission, Wellington, New Zealand.

Stuart, J. (2012). Pathways to positive development for Muslim immigrant youth in Western contexts. Unpublished Doctoral thesis in Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington.

Stuart, J., Jose, P., & Ward, C. (2009). Parent-adolescent family dynamics in the acculturation process. Report funded by Blue Skies for the Families Commission.

Stuart, J. (2008). Acculturation, development and ethnocultural identity conflict: the process and outcomes of identity negotiation for adolescent migrants in multicultural environments. Unpublished Master's thesis in Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington.

Thesis

You can access Jaimee's thesis here: http://researcharchive.vuw.ac.nz/handle/10063/2036