Dr Christopher Cockshott
Lecturer in Psychology
Christopher’sbackground is in Occupational Psychology, in which he has completed an MSc from the University of Sheffield’s Institute of Work Psychology (IWP) and an MPhil from Nottingham Trent University.He has recently completed his PhD in Occupational Psychology at the University of Liverpool in 2015, which investigated the lived experiences of unemployed university graduates with common mental health issues.
Christopher’s current research interests revolve around the two main areas of (i) worklessness, unemployment, underemployment and mental health, and (ii) student mental health, readiness to work and employability. He is also interested in a range of research methods and methodological issues, including interview / questionnaire design, scale development and validation, and qualitative methods, especially Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA).
BSc (Hons) Psychology ;
MSc Occupational Psychology;
MPhil Occupational Psychology;
PhD Occupational Psychology
Cockshott, C. J., Gabbay, M. B., Kiemle, G., & Byrne, P. (2017). “Back to Square One”: The Experience of Straddling Adolescence and Adulthood in Unemployed UK University Graduates with Common Mental Health Issues: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Emerging Adulthood. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/2167696817731984
Cockshott, C. J., Gabbay, M. B., Kiemle, G., & Byrne, P. A Fall from Grace: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Unemployment in UK University Graduates with Common Mental Health Issues. Submitted to Counselling Psychology Quarterly.
Cockshott, C. J., Gabbay, M. B., Kiemle, G., & Byrne, P. (In prep.). “I Just Hope this isn’t the End”: Barriers to Work for Unemployed UK University Graduates with Common Mental Health Issues: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.