Associate Professor
Kate Murray

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Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling


Psychology, Cultural Studies, Public Health and Health Services

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD in Psychology (Arizona State University)
  • MPH
  • Masters in Psychology (Arizona State University)

Professional memberships and associations

Australian Psychological Society

mental health, acculturation, health equity, community-based participatory research, immigrant and refugee health


Ongoing QUT Teaching Activities

  • Unit Coordinator, PYB007, Communication for Health Professionals
  • Unit Coordinator, PYH402, Counselling Psychology
  • Guest Lecturer on topics related to Research Methods, Clinical, Health, Cross-Cultural Psychology, and Cultural Safety

She provides research supervision for Honour's, Master's and Doctoral Students using mixed methods research related to health equity and social justice.

Associate Professor Murray is an Associate Fellow (Indigenous) of the HEA.  In 2020 she and her collaborators in the School of Psychology and Counselling received the People's Choice award for embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Teaching and Learning sponsored by the Carumba Institute.

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.


Current supervisions

  • Exploring 'Why We See Them' - An Ethnography of Health-Seeking Among Immigrant Women in Australia
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Adjunct Professor Mark Brough
  • Exploring food security among people with lived refugee experiences using a co-design approach
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Danielle Gallegos, Dr Ignacio Correa Velez
  • Exploring Digital Inclusion and Intersectionality of CALD LGBTIQ+ communities within Australian e-Mental Health
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Elija Cassidy
  • Rethinking couple resilience: Risk, protective factors, and positive adaptation within romantic relationships
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Ian Shochet
  • The lived experience of family therapy for suicidal adolescents, their parents and health professionals
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Ian Shochet
  • Bipolar Mood Disorders: The Relationship between Metacognitive Capacities, Associated Correlates, and Functional Status
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Robert Schweitzer