Dr Allan McGroarty

Teaching Fellow



Personal statement

Since 2008, I have been a Teaching Fellow in Psychology. I am currently the Course Director for the MSc Research Methods in Psychology degree, Exams Officer for the BA Psychology course, and a member of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Appeals Committee.

I teach on a range of classes on the BA Psychology and MSc Research Methods in Psychology courses. I also supervise the research projects of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

I previously held a position in the Department of Psychology as a Research Assistant and completed my PhD "The Effects of Interrogative Pressure in Simulated Forensic Interviews" at Strathclyde under the supervision of Dr Jim Baxter.

To date, my research publications have focused on matters of interrogative pressure and suggestibility within forensic interviews. More recently, I have been investigating social comparison processes in university students, self-concept clarity, and beliefs relating to medications for stammering.

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Beliefs and behavioural intentions towards pharmacotherapy for stuttering : a survey of adults who stutter
McGroarty Allan, McCartan Rebecca
Journal of Communication Disorders Vol 73, pp. 15-24 (2018)
Coping strategies, self-esteem and levels of interrogative suggestibility
Bain Stella A, McGroarty Allan, Runcie Michelle
Personality and Individual Differences Vol 75, pp. 85-89 (2015)
Perspectives on the past and the future : clients' views on UK service provision for adult stammering
Allen Carolyn, McGroarty Allan, Aydin Ayse
International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation Vol 21, pp. 516-525 (2014)
Coping strategies, self-esteem and interrogative suggestibility
Bain Stella, McGroarty Allan, Runcie Michelle
British Psychological Society Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference (2014)
The effect of negative feedback during forensic interviews : implications for therapeutic jurisprudence
Baxter James, Charles Kathy, McGroarty Allan
Asian Congress of Applied Psychology (2014)
Negative emotional states, life adversity and interrogative suggestibility
Mcgroarty Allan, Thomson Heather
Legal and Criminological Psychology Vol 18, pp. 287–299 (2012)

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Dr Allan McGroarty
Teaching Fellow

Email: a.mcgroarty@strath.ac.uk
Tel: 548 2582