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Erik Mac Giolla

Senior Lecturer

Department of
Psychology
Visiting address
Haraldsgatan 1
41314 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 500
40530 Göteborg

About Erik Mac Giolla

Biography

B.A. in psychology and philosophy from NUI Galway, 2009. M.A. in philosophy from the University of Gothenburg, 2010. M.Sc. in psychology from the University of Gothenburg, 2013. PhD in pscyhology from the University of Gothenburg, 2016. Docent (Associate Professor) in psychology from the University of Gothenburg, 2019.

Teaching

My primary teaching is on cognitive psychology at undergraduate and masters levels.

Research interests

My primary research interest is in legal psychology, as well as cognitive and social psychology.

Member of the research group Criminal, Legal and Investigative Psychology (CLIP).

Current research

I am currently involved in different projects on deception, eyewitnesses, and interview strategies. I am the Principle Investigator of a four year research project funded by the Swedish Research Council. For more information see https://climr.org/