Danny graduated from the University in Dundee in 2005 with an upper second class honours degree in Psychology. From there, he went on to complete an MSc in Occupational Psychology at the University of Sheffield's Institute of Work Psychology (IWP), before completing his PhD thesis at Aston Business School in 2014. For his PhD thesis, Danny conducted a full re-examination of the root causes of ethnic group performance differences in ability testing.
In addition to his work as a lecturer, Danny has built up considerable consultancy experience, working on a number of projects for a diverse range of clients, both nationally and internationally. These projects have consistent of development and delivery of training programmes, competency mapping, and design of bespoke tools for organisational assessment.
Danny's research interests lie within the field of Occupational Psychology, particularly within the area of psychological assessment. In addition to conducting his own research, Danny has supervised numerous student dissertation projects in the past, and continues to supervise students from undergraduate up to doctoral level.