Dr Tony McCarthy

Teaching Fellow

Work, Employment and Organisation

Personal statement

My background is in psychology and my interests include work psychology and organisational behaviour, risk perception and communication, automatic processing, implicit measurement, priming, emotion, and decision making. I also have a particular interest in method development which forms the basis of my thesis.

I currently teach (or have previously taught) several subjects within the HRM department including Work Psychology, Advanced Organisational Behaviour, Introductory Statistics, Research Methods, and the Psychology of Risk. I am also involved in developing materials for a new MSc in Psychology (with Business), in conjunction with the department of Psychology.


Has expertise in:

    • Psychology of Risk
    • Implicit Meaurement
    • Quantitative Methods and Analysis


  • Work & Organisational Psychology.
  • Work Psychology for HRM.
  • Data Analysis (Introductory Statistics).
  • Quantitative Methods (Questionnaire Design).
  • Foundations of Risk, Psychology of Risk.

Research interests

  •  Work Psychology and Organizational Behaviour.
  •  Risk perception and communication.
  •  Automatic processing and implicit measurement.
  •  Priming, emotion, and decision making.


Amplifying Employee Voice and Hearing the Unheard: A Multidisciplinary Study of Contemporary Working Lives in Deindustrialised Communities
Johnstone, Stewart (Principal Investigator) Briken, Kendra (Co-investigator) Cunningham, Ian (Co-investigator) Hadjisolomou, Tasos (Co-investigator) McCarthy, Tony (Co-investigator) McIntyre, Stuart (Co-investigator) Scholarios, Dora (Co-investigator) Taylor, Philip (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 30-Jan-2025
Scottish ESRC Doctoral Training Centre DTG 2011 | McCarthy, Joseph Anthony
Burns, Calvin (Principal Investigator) Revie, Matthew (Co-investigator) McCarthy, Tony (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2012 - 10-Jan-2017

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Work, Employment and Organisation
Duncan Wing

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