School of Psychology Staff

Name Position Email Last Name First Name Weighting Title
Mr Adam Horner Associate Lecturer
I specialise in addiction and trauma - especially when this relates to military service. I work in community as well as secure settings.
Miss Alexandra Frost Associate Lecturer
Prof Amanda Roberts Professor of Psychology
Gambling, Disordered Gambling, Addiction, Mental Illness, Homelessness.
Dr Andre Soares Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology
Mrs Andrea Tanner Senior Administrator and PA
Mr Andrei Zarie Associate Lecturer
Mr Andrew Irvine Senior Technician
Dr Andy Benn Associate Lecturer
Ms Ania Dopierala Lecturer in Mental Health
Dr Anna Symonds Clinical Tutor
Dr Annemieke Van den Tol Senior Lecturer
Mental Health in Minority groups Emotional Eating Emotion Regulation Gender Roles Meaning Threats Moral Emotions (shame and disgust) Music and Children Music and Emotion regulation Music and Mental Health Music and Social Identity Social Identity
Dr Ava Horowitz Senior Lecturer
Discursive Psychology - Identity & Social Relationships; Definitions of Sexual Behaviour; Adult Attachment
Miss Baylee Ross-Harwood Administrator
Miss Bethany Winter Research Assistant
Prof Bonaventura Majolo Professor of Social Evolution
Cooperation, altruism, war, competition, aggression, primate socio-ecology
Mrs Catherine O'Sullivan Lecturer in Psychological Well-being Practice
Ms Charlotte Cartledge Lecturer in Developmental Psychology
Developmental Psychology, Psychological Research Methods, Reading, Phonics Instruction, Education, Motivation, Academic Achievement
Miss Chloe Hutchins Lecturer in LiCBT (PWP Programme / Psychology of Mental Health)
Dr David Dawson Research Clinical Psychologist / Associate Professor
Clinical Psychology; Applied Clinical Research; Behaviour Analysis; Behaviour Change
Dr David Ellis Visiting Fellow
Dr Emile van der Zee Associate Professor / Programme Leader
Cognitive Psychology
Ms Emma Hawkesford-Webb Research Assistant
Mrs Emma Hughes Senior Lecturer
Dr Evangelos Stephanopoulos Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Dr Faye Devlin Clinical Tutor
Dr Fenja Ziegler Associate Professor
behavioural economics, social decision making, perspective-taking, theory of mind
Miss Francesca Hague-Blundy Administrator
Dr Garry Wilson Associate Professor
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Miss Gemma McKenzie Senior Lecturer in CBT Therapy
Dr Georgina Gous Lecturer
Earwitness memory; Eyewitness memory; Police person descriptions; Cross-examination courtroom practices; Leading questions; Witness preparation; Jury decision-making
Mr Greg Westerman-Hughes Associate Lecturer
Dr Hannah Merdian Deputy Head of School
applied psychology
Ms Helen Kemp Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Counselling and Psychotherapy: grief and loss, working with children and young people (CYP), adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), inner-child, attachment.
Huda Alqahtani
Mr Jack Grant Associate Lecturer
Dr Jaspreet Phull Visiting Professor
Mrs Jennifer Taylor Administrator
Ms Jenny Hamilton Senior Lecturer in Counselling/ Psychological Therapies
Counselling/ Psychological Therapies, Mindfulness, Film Therapy, Grief and Loss, Self Care and Resilience, Post Traumatic Stress, Working Therapeutically with Imagery, Telephone Counselling, Working with Diversity in Counselling, Career Coaching and Work Related Issues.
Miss Joanne Livingston Associate Lecturer
Dr Jodie Stevenson Lecturer in Psychology
Adult attachment, close relationships, disorganized attachment, mindfulness, personality traits, well-being, sleep, security priming, undergraduate student well-being
Dr John Hudson Senior Lecturer
Mr Jon Halliday Associate Lecturer
Dr Jonathan Waddington Visiting Fellow of Psychology
Cognitive Neuropsychology. Eye movements, Attention and Perception. My research interests are directed towards the effective habilitation of children with brain-based vision difficulties, and the rehabilitation of adults with similar conditions.
Dr Julia Foecker Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Neuroscience, Attention, Vision, Event-related potentials, Brain Imaging, Visual deprivation, Video Games, Virtual Reality
Mr Julian Smalec Associate Lecturer
Dr Kamila Irvine Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Body image, body size perception, eating disorders, virtual reality, developmental psychopathology, weight stigma and anti-fiat bias
Mrs Kate Dewar Associate Lecturer
Dr Katharina Pohlmann Associate Lecturer
Virtual Reality, Cognitive Psychology, Vection, Cybersickness, Postural Instability
Dr Kay Ritchie Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology
Face processing; Face recognition; Facial recognition technology
Prof Kerstin Meints Professor in Developmental Psychology
Developmental Psychology, Psycholinguistics, Animal-assisted Interventions, Human-Animal Interaction, Injury Prevention, Comparative Cognition, Applied Psychology
Dr Kirsten McKenzie Senior Lecturer
Cognitive Psychology; Body Representation; Embodiment and Sensory Illusions; Sensory Integration; Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)
Dr Kirsty Miller Head of School of Psychology
Motor control, handedness, utilisation of sensory info to control action. Student Expectations, Engagement and Motivations
Miss Kitty Stephenson Associate Lecturer
Prof Kun Guo Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognitive Neuroscience of Vision, Social Attention, Emotion, Human-Animal Interaction
Dr Kyla Pennington Senior Lecturer/Programme Leader
Psychopathology; Molecular psychology; Executive function; Mental health; Stress
Dr Laetitia Marechal Associate Professor in Psychology
Psychology, Human-Animal Interactions, Animal Welfare, Primatology, Anthropology, Behavioural Ecology, Endocrinology, Environmental stress, and Wildlife Tourism
Miss Lauren Andrews Senior Lecturer in CBT Therapy
Dr Lauren Smith Lecturer in Psychology
Criminal justice resettlement and reintegration; reducing reoffending; homelessness; gambling and crime.
Mrs Leanne Hopton Lecturer in LiCBT (PWP Programme/Psychology of Mental Health)
Dr Lesley Allinson Senior Lecturer/ Programme Leader
Dr Lizzie Fuller Associate Lecturer
Lizzie conducts research into face memory biases and works in Health and Pandemic Insight.
Mrs Lynn Pickerell Lecturer in Psychology
Developmental psychology, emotions and emotion regulation, wellbeing, mindfulness.
Dr Mark Gresswell Senior Clinical Academic
Clinical Psychology
Dr Matina Tsiora Research Assistant
Mr Matthew King-Parker Associate Lecturer
Mr Matthew Newman Administrator
Mrs Mel St John-Howe Postgraduate Teaching Assistant
Dr Michael Baliousis Research Clinical Psychologist
Clinical Psychology; Applied Clinical Research; Development and evaluation of complex interventions; Clinical trials; Prognostic modelling; Psychological aspects of cancer care; Neuropsychology; Psychometric development
Dr Michael Mireku Senior Lecturer (Early Career Researcher)
Mrs Michelle Smith Associate Professor
Forensic Psychology: working with women, personality difficulties and mental health, trauma and resilience, professional boundaries
Dr Nathan Heflick Senior Lecturer
Social Psychology, Mortality Awareness, Motivated Reasoning
Miss Neetu Malik Associate Lecturer
Body-image, Bodily representations of genders, Body perceptions, Idealisations, Socio-cultural influences
Miss Nichola Howlett Administrator
Dr Niko Kargas Associate Professor
Autism, Accessible Services, Animal-Assisted Interventions, Educational Technologies, Employment
Dr Nima Moghaddam Research Clinical Psychologist / Associate Professor
Clinical Psychology
Ms Olivia Jewell Associate Lecturer
Dr Patrick Hylton Associate Professor
Social psychology; Critical psychology
Miss Patrycja Korzeniowska Associate Lecturer
Dr Paul Goddard Senior Lecturer
Perception and Attention
Dr Peter Clark Lecturer in Psychology
Behavioural ecology, social interactions, communication, facial expression, primatology.
Dr Petra Pollux Associate Professor
Social and Cognitive neuroscience, Social attention and Cognitive flexibility, Event-related potentials (ERP)
Dr Phil Willmot Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology
Forensic psychology, personality disorder, violent and criminally diverse serious offenders, schema therapy
Mrs Polly Atkins Psychology Technician
Mrs Rachael Dagnall Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology/ Programme Leader
Forensic Psychology: assessment and treatment of offenders, problematic personality, rehabilitative cultures within prison environments.
Mrs Rachael Matharoo Senior Lecturer in CBT Therapy
Dr Rachel Bromnick Associate Professor/ Programme Leader
Emerging Adulthood Teaching and Learning in HE
Mrs Rebecca Turner Post Doctoral Research Associate
Mr Richard Blackbourn Associate Lecturer
Mr Richard Cassell Associate Lecturer
Mr Richard Wylde Administrator
Dr Robin Kramer Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Face perception, face recognition, face matching, evolutionary psychology, metacognition
Dr Roger Bretherton Associate Professor / Programme Leader
Positive Psychology at Work, Character Strengths and Virtues, Leadership Development, Coaching and Psychotherapy
Dr Ross Bartels Senior Lecturer / Programme Leader
Forensic psychology; Deviant sexual interests; Sexual fantasies; Offence-related cognition
Dr Rupert Burge Postdoctoral Research Associate
Prof Ruth Gaunt Professor of Social Psychology
Social psychology of gender; Ambivalent sexism; Division of family roles; Work & childcare; Parents' wellbeing; Masculinities.
Ms Sarah James Associate Lecturer
Mrs Sarah Priestley Senior Lecturer in CBT Therapy
Dr Sarah Sauve Lecturer in Psychology
Music science, music neuroscience, music perception in older adults, feminist science, community-based research, open science/scholarship
Dr Sarah Wilde Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Miss Scarlett Chambers Administrator
Dr Sharron Smith Senior Clinical Tutor
Clinical Psychology
Dr Simon Durrant Associate Professor
Cognitive Neuroscience of Sleep, Cognitive Neuroscience of Music, Computational Neuroscience, Quantitative Methods
Dr Stephen Earl Lecturer in Psychology
Motivation Self-Determination Theory Adolescent Well-Being Academic Engagement Emotional Development
Dr Sunni Guha Senior Clinical Tutor
Dr Susan Chipchase Senior Lecturer
emotion, memory, chronic illness
Dr Teresa Garrod Senior Lecturer in Counselling/Psychological Therapies
Dr Tessa Flack Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Face perception, face recognition, neural correlates of face processing, fMRI
Mr Thomas Davies Associate Lecturer
Prof Timothy Hodgson Professor of Psychology/ Programme Leader
Cognitive Neuropsychology and Neuroscience of Eye Movements
Dr Tochukwu Onwuegbusi Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Eyewitness facial recognition, police lineup identification techniques, facial expression and identity recognition, attitude and risk judgements, biases towards own-race faces, eyetracking, amongst others.
Prof Todd Hogue Professor of Forensic Psychology
Forensic psychology, offending behaviour, risk, risk perception, sexual offenders, attitudes to sexual offenders (ATS), personality disorder, intellectual disability, sexual interest, dog bite risk
Mrs Tracey Goulding Psychology Technician
Dr Tracey Thornborrow Lecturer in Psychology
Attractiveness, body image, eating disorders. Cross cultural research. Mixed methods and interdisciplinary approaches
Dr Umair Akram Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Sleep Medicine; Abnormal Psychology, CBT
Dr Valentina Sclafani Senior Lecturer in Psychology - Developmental
infant development, mother-infant interactions, comparative psychology, social communication
Mrs Victoria Brelsford Associate Lecturer
Mr William Burkitt Lecturer in Psychology
Motivation, wellbeing, perfectionism, social influence, the philosophy of science.
Mr Xiaoke Qiu Associate Lecturer