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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 )

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)

Professional memberships
Modern Language Teachers' Association of Queensland (MLTAQ) Inc.

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
LAC3001 Language and the Contemporary World
LAC3002 Language and Culture Special Project
LAC3003 Language and Culture Special Project A
LAC3004 In-Country Study/Professional Placement

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
21 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 (2019) How terrorism red flags become weak signals through the processes of judgement and evaluation. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology. ISSN 0882-0783

Phillips, Peter J. and Pohl, Gabriela (2019) Terrorism watch lists, suspect ranking and decision-making biases. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 42 (10). pp. 898-914. ISSN 1057-610X

Phillips, Peter J and Pohl, Gabriela (2019) Terrorism, lightning and falling furniture. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression. ISSN 1943-4472

Phillips, Peter J. and Pohl, Gabriela (2018) The deferral of attacks: SP/A theory as a model of terrorist choice when losses are inevitable. Open Economics, 1 (1). pp. 71-85. ISSN 2451-3458

Pohl, Gabriela (2017) Terrorist choice and the media. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

View full listing in ePrints

Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Defence Studies ( 160604 )
  • Decision Making ( 170202 )