Dr. Marcinko is a Behavioural Scientist and Teaching Fellow in the Psychology Department at Durham University. His research spans several topics in social/organisational psychology and behavioural science.
Most recently, his work has focused on understanding how individuals react when businesses and institutions act hypocritically — that is, when their actions don’t match their stated values or beliefs. He also has ongoing projects focused on mental health issues among leaders, diversity and inclusion programmes, and encouraging prosocial behaviour.
In his consulting work, Andrew’s been involved in projects for the United Nations, NASA, and the US Navy Submarine School and has worked with several Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies to help them develop more effective diversity and inclusion programmes.
PhD in Work and Organizational Psychology, 2019
Aston Business School (Supervised by Profs Richard Crisp & Yves Guillaume)
M.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2015
University of Central Florida
B.S. in Psychology (Minor in Business Administration), 2010
University of Florida
The Department of Psychology at Durham University is consistently ranked among the top 5 in the UK and the top 100 in the world. Within the department, the Durham Behavioural Science Team is a group of world-leading behavioural scientists based at Durham University, who provide expert guidance and consultancy focused on understanding and influencing human behaviour.
Our expertise covers a wide range of topics, including equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, leadership and decision making, and influencing consumer behaviour. In the public sector, we have focused on redesigning services to improve public health and well-being, as well as facilitating civility and pro-environmental behaviour using evidence-based behavioural insights.
We have a strong track record of successful consultancy and partnerships with public, private, and third sector organisations across the UK, US, and Europe.
The Aston Behavioural Insights Programme is a consultancy, coaching, training and education initiative provided by the Aston Business School. The aim is to leverage the latest insights from the field of social psychology to devise, design, develop and grow an enhanced capacity in every aspect of company culture, from workplace experience, to marketing, productivity, performance and innovation.
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Access to the latest research from social psychology, and expertise in translating key principles to benefit individuals, work teams, and organisations.
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