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Dr Gabriela Pohl

Dr Gabriela Pohl
Name Gabriela Pohl
Position Lecturer (Social Sciences)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1074
Extension 1074
Email
Qualifications BBus USQ , GDipEd USQ , MEd USQ , PhD USQ
Languages German (accredited translator)
Homepage https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gabriela_Pohl
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Applied Economics ( 140200 )
  • Defence Studies ( 160604 )
  • Language, Communication and Culture ( 200000 )
  • Decision Making ( 170202 )
  • Decision Making ( 520402 )
  • Defence Studies ( 440804 )
  • Language ( 470000 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )

Research interests
Terrorist choice and decision making under risk and uncertainty
Terrorist choice and the media
Terrorism in the Federal Republic of German 1970-1990
The Baader-Meinhof Group / The German Red Army Faction (RAF)

Industry affiliations
Accredited Paraprofessional Interpreter in the English and German languages, National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI).

Currently teaching courses/programs
SOC1000 Approaches to the Social Sciences
SOC2000 Identity, Inequality and Social Justice
SOC2001 Sociology of Social Enterprise
SOC3001 Global Conflict Communication

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
22 Years

Research most recent
Phillips, PJ & Pohl, G 2020, 'Anticipated Regret, Terrorist Behaviour & the Presentation of the Outcomes of Attacks in the Mainstream Media and in Terrorist Group Publications, Aggression & Violent Behavior, Forthcoming.

Phillips, PJ & Pohl, G 2020, 'Terrorism, lightning and falling furniture', Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 140-56.

Phillips, PJ & Pohl, G 2019, 'How Terrorism Red Flags Become Weak Signals Through the Processes of Judgement and Evaluation'. Journal of Police & Criminal Psychology, Forthcoming.

Phillips, PJ & Pohl, G 2019, 'Terrorism Watch Lists, Suspect Ranking and Decision-Making Biases', Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, vol. 42, no. 10, pp. 898-914.

Phillips PJ & Pohl, G 2018, 'The deferral of attacks: SP/A theory as a model of terrorist choice when losses are inevitable', Open Economics, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 71-85.


Research most notable
Phillips, PJ & Pohl, G 2020, 'Anticipated Regret, Terrorist Behaviour & the Presentation of the Outcomes of Attacks in the Mainstream Media and in Terrorist Group Publications, Aggression & Violent Behavior, Forthcoming.

Phillips, PJ & Pohl, G 2019, 'Terrorism Watch Lists, Suspect Ranking and Decision-Making Biases', Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, vol. 42, no. 10, pp. 898-914.

Phillips, PJ & Pohl, G 2017, 'Terrorist Choice: a Stochastic Dominance and Prospect Theory Analysis', Defence and Peace Economics, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 150-64.

Pohl, G 2015, 'Media and Terrorist Choice: A Risk–Reward Analysis', Journal of Applied Security Research, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 60-76.

Phillips, PJ & Pohl, G 2014, 'Prospect Theory and Terrorist Choice', Journal of Applied Economics, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 139-60.


Publications in ePrints

Phillips, Peter J. and Pohl, Gabriela (2021) Algorithms, human decision-making and predictive policing. SN Social Sciences, 1 (5):109. pp. 1-21. ISSN 2662-9283

Phillips, Peter J. and Pohl, Gabriela (2021) Behavioural Economics and Terrorism: Law Enforcement and Patterns of Behaviour. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), New York. ISBN 9780367700461

Phillips, Peter J. and Pohl, Gabriela (2021) Countering Intelligence Algorithms: Decision Theory, Design Choices and Counter-AI. The RUSI Journal. pp. 1-11. ISSN 0307-1847

Phillips, Peter J. and Pohl, Gabriela (2021) Tinker, Thaler, Soldier, Spy: Behavioral Economics of HUMINT Transactions and Source Prioritizations. International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 34 (1). pp. 17-44. ISSN 0885-0607

Phillips, Peter J. and Pohl, Gabriela (2020) Anticipated regret, terrorist behaviour & the presentation of the outcomes of attacks in the mainstream media and in terrorist group publications. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 51:101394. pp. 1-10. ISSN 1359-1789

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Defence Studies ( 160604 )
  • Language, Communication and Culture ( 200000 )
  • Decision Making ( 170202 )
  • Decision Making ( 520402 )
  • Defence Studies ( 440804 )
  • Language ( 470000 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )