Staff Profiles: Dr. Kerry John Rees

Kerry John-Rees

Staff Profile: Dr. Kerry John Rees
Senior Lecture in Psychology

Kerry John-Rees

Dr. Kerry John Rees

Senior Lecture in Psychology

Psychological Sciences

I have been Senior Tutor and Academic Course Leader for three distinct courses: Psychology, Psychology and Sociology and Criminology and Psychology.

Biography

I am interested in non-conscious psychological processes that influence individuals' goal pursuit and decision making. My particular interests are social values (e.g. freedom), emotions, attitudes, wellbeing, persuasion and identity. I work in research and applied settings.

Accreditation

FHEA

Membership of professional bodies

British Psychological Society CPsychol

Teaching and research

Teaching

Research methods

Social Psychology

Health Psychology

Forensic Psychology

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

I have researched a range of topics. These include, the relationship between social values, dietary choices and wellbeing, virtuous leadership and somatic markers implicated in decision making. I am also working in applied settings investigating self-identity in specific groups of people with health issues and the wellbeing of paid and unpaid carers supporting two groups of people; those with intellectual disabilities and those with dementia.

 

External responsibilities

I have provided media interviews.

I have worked on Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and as a consultant.

Subjects for media interviews

Wide ranging including:

Attitudes

Persuasion

Social media

Wellbeing in carers

Social identity

Self-identity

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