Public Deliberation on Science and Technology

Health Data, Biobanks, Governance

Social and Ethical Aspects of Microbiome Science

Ethical, Legal, Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetics & Genomics

Involvement of Children and Adults in Biomedical Research

Women’s Health

Illness Experience

Communication of Risk & Probability

Discursive Analyses of Race and Immigration

Other Topics



Public Deliberation on Science and Technology

White, J. B. C. & O’Doherty, K. C. (in press). Constructing the Anti-Vaxxer: Discursive analysis of public deliberations on childhood vaccination. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour.

Chuong, K. H., Rotella, A., Cooper, E. J., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2023). Public Engagement on Childhood Vaccination: Democratizing Policy Decision-Making Through Public Deliberation. In Democratizing Risk Governance: Bridging Science, Expertise, Deliberation and Public Values (pp. 271-301). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Serota, K., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2022). The Discursive Functions of Deliberative Voting. Journal of Deliberative Democracy, 18(1), pp. 1–12.

O’Doherty, K. C., Crann, S., Bucci, L. M., Burgess, M. M., Chauhan, A., Goldenberg, M., McMurtry, C. M., White, J., & Willison, D. (2021). Deliberation on Childhood Vaccination in Canada: Public input on ethical trade-offs in vaccination policy. AJOB Empirical Bioethics, 12(4), 253-265.

Schwartz, P., O’Doherty, K. C., Bentley, C., Schmidt, K., & Burgess, M. (2021). Layperson Views about the Design and Evaluation of Decision Aids: A Public Deliberation. Medical Decision Making, 41(5), 527–539.

O’Doherty, K. C. & Stroud, K. (2019). Public Deliberation and Social Psychology: Integrating Theories of Participation with Social Psychological Research and Practice. In Kieran C. O’Doherty & Darrin Hodgetts (eds.). The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology. (pp. 419-441). London: Sage.

O’Doherty, K. C. (2017). Deliberative public opinion: Development of a social construct. History of the Human Sciences, 30(4), 124-145. doi: 10.1177/0952695117722718

Burgess, M. M., Longstaff, H., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2016). Assessing deliberative design of public input on British Columbia biobanks. In S. Dodds & R. Ankeny (Eds.) Big Picture Bioethics: Developing Democratic Policy in Contested Domains (pp. 263-278). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-32240-7_13

O’Doherty, K. C., Longstaff, H., & Burgess, M. (2014). Using deliberative democracy to inform policy on applications arising from salmon genomics research. In K. Culver & K. O’Doherty (Eds.) Fishing and Farming Iconic Species: Cod and Salmon and Social Issues in Genomic Science. Captus University Publications.

Moore, A. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2014). Deliberative voting: Clarifying consent in a consensus process. The Journal of Political Philosophy, 22(3), 302–319. doi: 10.1111/jopp.12028

O’Doherty, K. C. (2013). Synthesising the outputs of deliberation: Extracting meaningful results from a public forum. Journal of Public Deliberation, 9(1). Retrieved from

O’Doherty, K. C. & Burgess, M. M. (2013). Public deliberation to develop ethical norms and inform policy for biobanks: Lessons learnt and challenges remaining. Research Ethics, 9(2), 55-77. doi: 10.1177/1747016113488858

O’Doherty, K. C., MacKenzie, M. K., Badulescu, D., & Burgess, M. M. (2013). Explosives, genomics, and the environment: Conducting public deliberation on topics of complex science and social controversy. Sage Open3(1), 1-17. doi: 10.1177/2158244013478951

Nep, S. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2013). Understanding public calls for labeling of GM foods: Analysis of a public deliberation on GM salmon. Society & Natural Resources, 26(5), 506-521. doi: 10.1080/08941920.2012.716904

O’Doherty, K. C. (2012). Theorising deliberative discourse. In K. O’Doherty & E. Einsiedel (Eds.), Public Engagement and Emerging Technologies (pp. 133-147). Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

O’Doherty, K. C., Gauvin, F.-P., Grogan, C., & Friedman, W. (2012). Implementing a Public Deliberative Forum. Hastings Center Report, 42(2), 20-23. doi: 10.002/hast.28

O’Doherty, K. C., Hawkins, A., & Burgess, M. (2012). Involving citizens in the ethics of biobank research: Informing institutional policy through structured public deliberation. Social Science & Medicine, 75, 1604-1611. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.06.026

O’Doherty, K. C., Ibrahim, T., Hawkins, A. K., Burgess, M. M. & Watson, P. (2012). Managing the introduction of biobanks to potential participants: Lessons from a deliberative public forum. Biopreservation and Biobanking10(1), 12-21. doi: 10.1089/bio.2011.0029

MacKenzie, M. K. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2011). Deliberating future issues: Minipublics and salmon genomics. Journal of Public Deliberation7(1). Retrieved from 

O’Doherty, K.C., Burgess, M. M. & Secko, D. M. (2010). Sequencing the salmon genome: A deliberative public engagement. Genomics, Society and Policy, 6(1), 16-33. doi: 10.1186/1746-5354-6-1-15

O’Doherty, K. C. & Davidson, H. J. (2010). Subject positioning and deliberative democracy: Understanding social processes underlying deliberation. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour40(2), 224-245. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-5914.2009.00429.x

O’Doherty, K. C. & Hawkins, A. K. (2010). Structuring public engagement for effective input in policy development on human tissue biobanking. Public Health Genomics13(4), 197-206. doi: 10.1159/000279621

O’Doherty, K. C. & Burgess, M. M. (2009). Engaging the public on biobanks: Outcomes of the BC Biobank Deliberation. Public Health Genomics12(4), 203-215. doi: 10.1159/000167801

Burgess, M., O’Doherty, K. C., & Secko, D. (2008). Biobanking in British Columbia: Discussions of the future of personalized medicine through deliberative public engagement. Personalized Medicine, 5(3), 285-296. doi: 10.2217/17410541.5.3.285

Secko, D. M., Burgess, M. M., & O’Doherty, K. C., (2008).  Perspectives on engaging the public in the ethics of emerging biotechnologies: From salmon to biobanks to neuroethics. Accountability in Research,15(4), 283-302. doi: 10.1080/08989620802388762

Health Data, Biobanks, Governance

O’Doherty, K. C., Shabani, M., Dove, E. S, Bentzen, H. B., Borry, P., Burgess, M. B., Chalmers, D., De Vries, J., Eckstein, L., Fullerton, S. M., Juengst, E., Kato, K., Kaye, J., Knoppers, B M., Koenig, B. A., Manson, S. M., McGrail, K. M., McGuire, A. L., Meslin, E. M., Nicol, D., Prainsack, B., Terry, S. F., Thorogood, A., Burke, W. (2021). Towards better governance of human genomic data. Nature Genetics, 53, 2-8.

Chuong, K. H., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2021). Participatory Governance in Health Research: Patients and Publics as Stewards of Health Research Systems. In G. Laurie, E. Dove, A. Ganguli-Mitra, C. McMillan, E. Postan, N. Sethi, & A. Sorbie (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Health Research Regulation (pp. 121–129). chapter, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nicoll, D., Eckstein, l., Bentzen. H. B., Borry, P., Burgess, M., Burke, W., Chalmers, D., Cho, M., Dove, E., Fullerton, S., Ida, R., Kato, K., Kaye, J., Koenig, B., Manson, S., McGrail, K., Meslin, E., O’Doherty, K., Prainsack, B., Shabani, M., Tabor, H., Thorogood, A., de Vries, J. (2019). Consent insufficient for data release. Science, 364(6439), 445-6. doi: 10.1126/science.aax0892

Teng, J., Bentley, C., Burgess, M., M., O’Doherty, K., C., McGrail, K. M. (2019). Sharing linked data sets for research: Results from a deliberative public engagement event in British Columbia, Canada. International Journal of Population Data Science, 4(1), 13. doi: 10.23889/ijpds.v4i1.1103

O’Doherty, K. C., Christofides, E., Yen, J., Bentzen, H. B., Burke, W., Hallowell, N., Koenig, B. A., & Willison, D. J. (2016). If you build it, they will come: Unintended future uses of organised health data collections. BMC Medical Ethics, 17, 54. doi: 10.1186/s12910-016-0137-x 

Stroud, K. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2015). Ethically sustainable governance in the biobanking of eggs and embryos for research. Monash Bioethics Review, 33(4), 277-294. doi: 10.1007/s40592-015-0047-6

O’Doherty, K. C., Burgess, M. M., Edwards, K., Gallagher, R., Hawkins, A., Kaye, J., McCaffrey, V., & Winickoff, D. (2011). From consent to institutions: Designing adaptive governance for genomic biobanks. Social Science and Medicine73, 367-374. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.05.046.

Hawkins, A. K. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2010). Biobank governance: A lesson in trust. New Genetics & Society29(3), 311-325. doi: 10.1080/14636778.2010.507487

Social and Ethical Aspects of Microbiome Science

Ishaq, S.L., Parada, F.J., Wolf, P.G., Bonilla, C.Y., Carney, M.A., Benezra, A., Wissel, E., Friedman, M., DeAngelis, K.M., Robinson, J.M., Fahimipour, A.K., Manus, M.B., Grieneisen, L., Dietz, L.G., Pathak, A., Chauhan, A., Kuthyar, S., Stewart, J.D., Dasari, M.R., Nonnamaker, E., Choudoir, M., Horve, P.F., Zimmerman, N.B., Kozik, A.J., Darling, K.W., Romero-Olivares, A.L., Hariharan, J., Farmer, N., Maki, K.A., Collier, J.L., O’Doherty, K., Letourneau, J., Kline, J., Moses, P.L., Morar, N. (2021). Introducing the Microbes and Social Equity Working Group: Considering the Microbial Components of Social, Environmental, and Health Justice. mSystems, 6(4), e00471-21.

Mikail, M., O’Doherty, K. C., Poutanen, S. M., & Hota, S. S. (2020). Ethical Implications of Recruiting Universal Stool Donors for Fecal Microbiota Transplantation. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 20(3), e44-e49. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30569-9

Jenkins, A., Cunningham, S., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2019). Engaging publics on asthma and bacteria: Understanding potential negative social implications of human microbiome research. In K. O’Doherty, K. Osbeck, E. Schraube, & J. Yen (Eds.), Psychological Studies of Science and Technology. Palgrave-Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-25308-0

Haw, J., & O’Doherty K. C. (2018). Clinicians’ views and expectations of human microbiome science on asthma and its translations. New Genetics and Society, 37(1), 67-87. doi: 10.1080/14636778.2018.1430561

Chuong, K. H., Mack, D. R., Stinzi, A., O’Doherty, K. C. (2018). Human microbiome and learning healthcare systems: Integrating research and precision medicine for inflammatory bowel disease. OMICS A Journal of Integrative Biology, 22(2), 119-126. doi: 10.1089/omi.2016.0185

Chuong, K. H., Hwang, D. M., Tullis, D. E., Waters, V. J., Yau, Y. W., Guttman, D. S., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2017). Navigating social and ethical challenges of biobanking for human microbiome research. BMC Medical Ethics, 18(1). doi: 10.1186/s12910-016-0160-y

Haw, J., Chuong, K. H., O’Doherty, K. C. (2017). FTM Regulatory Challenges and the Lived Experiences of People With IBD. The American Journal of Bioethics, 17(5), 59-61. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2017.1299253

O’Doherty, K. C., Virani, A., & Wilcox, E. (2016). The human microbiome and public health: Social and ethical considerations. American Journal of Public Health, 106(3), 414-420. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302989

Chuong, K. H., O’Doherty, K. C., Secko, D. M. (2015). Media discourse on the social acceptability of fecal transplants. Qualitative Health Research, 25(10), 1359-1371. doi: 10.1177/1049732314568199

Achenbaum, L., O’Doherty, K. C., & McGuire, A. (2015). Ethical, legal, and social dimensions of human microbiome research. In Nelson K. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Metagenomics. New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4899-7475-4_92

O’Doherty, K. C., Neufeld, J. D., Brinkman, F. S. L., Gardner, H., Guttman, D. S., & Beiko, R. G. (2014). Opinion: Conservation and stewardship of the human microbiome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(40), 14312-14313. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1413200111

O’Doherty, K. C. (2012, 1 March). Who are we really? Manipulating the human microbiome has ethical implications. The Scientist. Retrieved from

Hawkins, A. K., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2011). “Who owns your poop?”: Insights regarding the intersection of human microbiome research and the ELSI aspects of biobanking and related studies. BMC Medical Genomics, 4, 72. doi: 10.1186/1755-8794-4-72

Ethical, Legal, Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetics & Genomics

Christofides, E., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2016). Company disclosure and consumer perceptions of the privacy risks of direct-to-consumer genetic testing. New Genetics and Society, 35(2), 101-123. doi: 10.1080/14636778.2016.1162092

Longo, C., Rahimzadeh, V., O’Doherty, K. C., Bartlett, G. (2016). Addressing ethical challenges at the intersection of pharmacogenomics and primary care using deliberative consultations. Pharmacogenomics, 17(16), 1795-1805. doi: 10.2217/pgs-2016-0092

Crann, S. E., Fairley, C., Badulescu, D., Mohn, W. W., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2015). Soils, microbes, and forest health: A qualitative analysis of social and institutional factors affecting genomic technology adoption. Technology in Society, 43, 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2015.06.001

Cunningham, S., O’Doherty, K. C., Sénécal, K., Secko, D., & Avard, D. (2015). Public concerns regarding the storage and secondary uses of residual newborn bloodspots: An analysis of print media, legal cases, and public engagement activities. Journal of Community Genetics, 6(2), 117-128. doi: 10.1007/s12687-014-0206-0

Culver, K. & O’Doherty, K. C. (Eds.). (2014). Fishing and Farming Iconic Species: Cod and Salmon and Social Issues in Genomic Science. Concord, Ontario: Captus Press.

Cohen, E. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2014). Perceptions of salmon genomics among the Chinese-Canadian and Indo-Canadian community in BC. In K. Culver & K. O’Doherty (Eds.) Fishing and Farming Iconic Species: Cod and Salmon and Social Issues in Genomic Science. Concord, Ontario: Captus Press

O’Doherty K. C. (2014). [Review of the book Telling Genes: The Story of Genetic Counseling in America by A. M. Stern]. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 50(1), 115-117.

O’Doherty K. C. (2014). Genetic counseling, overview. In: Teo T. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology: New York, NY: Springer

O’Doherty, K. C., & Einsiedel, E. (Eds.). (2012). Public Engagement and Emerging Technologies. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

O’Doherty, K. C. (2009). Agency and choice in genetic counseling: Acknowledging patients’ concerns. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 18(5). 464-474. doi: 10.1007/s10897-009-9237-9.

O’Doherty, K. C. (2009). Agency in genetic counselling: A framework for evaluating autonomy. In T. Teo, P. Stenner, A. Rutherford, E. Park, & C. Baerveldt (Eds.) Varieties of Theoretical Psychology: International Philosophical and Practical Concerns. Concord, Ontario: Captus Press.

Involvement of Children and Adults in Biomedical Research

Burgess, M. M. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2019) Moving from understanding of consent conditions to heuristics of trust. The American Journal of Bioethics, 19(5), 24-26, doi: 10.1080/15265161.2019.1587036

O’Doherty, K. C. & Burgess, M. M. (2019). Developing psychologically compelling understanding of the involvement of humans in research. Human Arenas, 2(4), 433-450. doi: 10.1007/s42087-019-00066-w

Christofides, E., Stroud, K., Tullis, D. E., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2019). Improving dissemination of study results: Perspectives of individuals with cystic fibrosis. Research Ethics, 15(3-4), 1-14. doi: 10.1177/1747016119869847

Barned, C., Dobson, J., Stinzi, A., Mack, D., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2018). Children’s perspectives on the benefits and burdens of research participation. AJOB Empirical Bioethics, 9(1), 19-28. doi: 10.1080/23294515.2018.1430709

Christofides, E., Stroud, K., Tullis, D. E., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2017). The meanings of helping: An analysis of cystic fibrosis patients’ reasons for participating in biomedical research. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics,12(3) 180–190. doi: 10.1177/1556264617713098 

Christofides, E., Dobson, J., Solomon, M., Waters, V., O’Doherty, K. C. (2016). Heuristic decision-making about research participation in children with cystic fibrosis. Social Science & Medicine, 162, 32-40. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.06.017

Dobson, J. A., Christofides, E., Solomon, M., Waters, V., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2015). How do young people with cystic fibrosis conceptualize the distinction between research and treatment? A qualitative interview study. AJOB Empirical Bioethics, 6(4), 1-11. doi: 10.1080/23294515.2014.997898

Women’s Health

Beijbom, A. M., Fabricius, A., & O’Doherty, K. C. (in press). Women’s health magazines and postfeminist healthism: A critical discourse analysis. Feminism & Psychology

Jenkins, A. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2022). “It was always just a sacrifice I was willing to make”: Understanding Women’s Use of Vaginal Cleansing Products in Spite of Adverse Health Effects. SSM – Qualitative Research in Health, 2, 100133.

Fabricius, A., Rutherford, A., O’Doherty, K. C. (2022). Navigating violence and risk: A critical discourse analysis of blind women’s portrayals of self-protective measures. Feminism & Psychology, 32(4) 443–461.

Jenkins, A. & O’Doherty, K. C. (2021). The Clean Vagina, the Healthy Vagina, and the Dirty Vagina: Exploring Women’s Portrayals of the Vagina in Relation to Vaginal Cleansing Product Use. Feminism & Psychology, 31(2), 191-211.

Jenkins, A. Money, D., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2021). Is the vaginal cleansing product industry causing harm to women?. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, 19(3), 267-269.

Jenkins, A., Crann, S., Money, D., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2018). “Clean and Fresh”: Understanding Women’s Use of Vaginal Hygiene Products. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 78, 697–709.

Crann, S. E., Cunningham, S., Albert, A., Money, D. M., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2018). Vaginal health and hygiene practices and product use in Canada: A national cross-sectional survey. BMC Women’s Health, 18, 52. doi: 10.1186/s12905-018-0543-y

Crann, S., Jenkins, A., Money, D., O’Doherty, K. C. (2017). Women’s genital body work: Health, hygiene, and beauty practices in the production of idealized female genitalia. Feminism & Psychology, 27(4), 510–529. doi: 10.1177/0959353517711964

Wood, J., Crann, S., Cunningham, S., Money, D., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2017). A cross-sectional survey of sex toy use, characteristics of sex toy use hygiene behaviours, and vulvovaginal health outcomes in Canada. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 26(3), 196–204. doi: 10.3138/cjhs.2017-0016

Illness Experience

Barned, C., Fabricius, A., Stintzi, A., Mack, D. R., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2022). “The Rest of my Childhood was Lost”: Canadian Children and Adolescents’ Experiences Navigating Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Qualitative Health Research, 32(1), 95-107.

Degen, J. L., Smart, G. L., Quinnell, R., O’Doherty, K. C., & Rhodes, P. (2021). Remaining Human in COVID‐19: Dialogues on Psychogeography. Human Arenas, 1-22.

Chuong, K. H., Haw, J., Stinzi, A., Mack, D., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2019). Dietary strategies and food practices of pediatric patients, and their parents, living with inflammatory bowel disease: A qualitative interview study. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 14(1). doi: 10.1080/17482631.2019.1648945

Haw, J., Cunningham, S., O’Doherty K. C. (2018). Epistemic tensions between people living with asthma and healthcare professionals in clinical encounters. Social Science & Medicine, 208, 34-40. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.04.054

Barned, C., Mack, D., Stinzi, A., O’Doherty, K. C. (2016). To tell or not to tell: A qualitative interview study of disclosure decisions among children with inflammatory bowel disease. Social Science & Medicine, 162, 115–123. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.06.023

Communication of Risk & Probability

Beck, M., Ahmed, R., Douglas, H., Driedger, S.M., Gattinger, M., Kiss, S.J., Kuzma, J., Larkin, P., O’Doherty, K.C., Perrella, A.M. and Williams, T.T., & Wolbring, G. (2023). Motivated Reasoning and Risk Governance: What Risk Scholars and Practitioners Need to Know. In Democratizing Risk Governance: Bridging Science, Expertise, Deliberation and Public Values (pp. 29-53). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

O’Doherty, K. C., Navarro, D. J., & Crabb, S. (2009). A qualitative approach to the study of causal reasoning in natural language: The domain of genes, risks and cancer. Theory & Psychology, 19(4), 475–500. doi: 10.1177/0959354309336321

O’Doherty, K. C. (2007). Implications of conflicting definitions of probability to health risk communication: A case study of familial cancer and genetic counselling. Australian Health Review, 31(1), 24-33. doi: 10.1071/AH070024

O’Doherty, K. C. & Suthers, G. K. (2007). Risky communication: Pitfalls in counseling about risk, and how to avoid them. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 16(4), 409-417. doi: 10.1007/s10897-006-9077-9

O’Doherty, K. C. (2006). Risk communication in genetic counselling: A discursive approach to probability. Theory and Psychology, 16(2), 225-256. doi: 10.1177/0959354306062537

O’Doherty, K. C. (2005). Conceptualising probability: Interpretations do matter. In A. Gulerce, A. Hofmeister, I. Staeuble, G. Saunders, & J. Kaye (Eds.) Contemporary Theorizing in Psychology: Global Perspectives. Concord, Ontario: Captus Press.

Discursive Analyses of Race and Immigration

Litchmore, R. V. H., Safdar, S., O’Doherty, K. C. (2016). Ethnic and racial self-identifications of second-generation Canadians of African and Caribbean heritage: An analysis of discourse. Journal of Black Psychology, 42(3), 259-292. doi: 10.1177/0095798414568454

O’Doherty, K. C. & Augoustinos, M. (2008). Protecting the nation: Nationalist rhetoric on asylum seekers and the Tampa. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 18(6), 576–592. doi: 10.1002/casp.973

O’Doherty, K. C. & LeCouteur, A. (2007). ‘Asylum Seekers’, ‘Boat People’ & ‘Illegal Immigrants’: Social categorization in the media. Australian Journal of Psychology, 59(1), 1-12. doi: 10.1080/00049530600941685

O’Doherty, K. C. & Augoustinos, M. (2007). Australia and the Tampa: The use of nationalist rhetoric to legitimate military action and the marginalisation of asylum seekers. In D. W. Riggs (Ed.) Taking up the Challenge: Critical Whiteness Studies and Indigenous Sovereignties. Adelaide, Australia: Crawford House

Other Topics

Skorburg, J. A., Friesen, P. & O’Doherty, K. C. (in press). Persons or datapoints?: Ethics, artificial intelligence, and the participatory turn in mental health research. American Psychologist

O’Doherty, K. C. (2023). Trust, trustworthiness, and relationships: Ontological reflections on public trust in science. Journal of Responsible Innovation, 10(1), 2091311. DOI: 10.1080/23299460.2022.2091311

Degen, J. L., Smart, G. L., Quinnell, R., O’Doherty, K. C., & Rhodes, P. (2023). Remaining Human in COVID‐19: Dialogues on Psychogeography. Human Arenas, 6, 499–520.

Snell, K., Fabricius, A., Stroud, K., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2022). Investigating quality of life from the perspectives of older adults in local communities. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 34(4), 588-606.

Linkov, V., O’Doherty, K., Choi, E., Han, G. (2021). Linguistic Diversity Index: A Scientometric Measure to Enhance the Relevance of Small and Minority Group Languages. SAGE Open. April 2021. doi:10.1177/21582440211009191

Dobson, J. A., Bronson, K., & O’Doherty, K. C (2019). Fracking in Canadian print news: A socio-technical debate. Science Communication, 41(5), 633-658. doi: 10.1177/1075547019869703

Barned, C., & O’Doherty, K. C. (2019). Understanding fatness: Jamaican women’s constructions of health. Fat Studies, 8(1), 25-43. doi: 10.1080/21604851.2019.1532231

O’Doherty, K. C., Smith, C., & McMurtry, C. M. (2017). Vaccine hesitancy: Ethical considerations from multiple perspectives. In P. Bramadat, M. Guay, J. Bettinger, & R. Roy (Eds.) Public Health in the Age of Anxiety: Religious and Cultural Roots of Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. doi: 10.3138/9781487510404-004

O’Doherty K. C. & Winston A. (2014). Variable, overview. In: Teo T. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. New York, NY: Springer.

O’Doherty, K. C. (2011). [Review of the book Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community by K. J. Gergen] Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 31(1), 61-64. doi: 10.1037/a0022548


O’Doherty, K. C. (2020). Theoretical dialogue and interdisciplinary relevance: Thirty years of Theory & Psychology. Theory & Psychology, 30(6), 745-758. https://doi:10.1177/0959354320981420

O’Doherty, K. (2020). Open peer commentaries in Theory & Psychology. Theory & Psychology, 30(3), 307–308.

O’Doherty, K. (2019). Peer review. Theory & Psychology, 29(2), 155-157.

O’Doherty, K. (2017). Reflections on a past era and moving theory forward in psychology. Theory & Psychology, 27(1), 3-5.


Kieran C. O’Doherty, Lisa M. Osbeck, Ernst Schraube, Jeffery Yen (eds.) (2019). Psychological Studies of Science and Technology. Palgrave-Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-030-25307-3

Kieran C. O’Doherty & Darrin Hodgetts (eds.). (2019). The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology. London: Sage. ISBN: 9781473969261

Keith Culver & Kieran O’Doherty (eds.). (2013). Fishing and Farming Iconic Species: Cod and Salmon and Social Issues in Genomic Science. Captus University Publications, ISBN 978-1-55322-298-9

Kieran O’Doherty & Edna Einsiedel (eds.). (2012). Public Engagement and Emerging Technologies. Vancouver: UBC Press.