Gawrylowicz, Dr Julie

Dr Julie Gawrylowicz

Lecturer in Psychology
Dr Julie Gawrylowicz has been employed as Lecturer in Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University since 2016. She was awarded her BSc and MSc in Psychology from Maastricht University and then went on to complete her PhD at the University of Abertay in Dundee in 2007. The PhD was funded by the Scottish Institute for Policing Research and examined facial composite construction in individuals with mild intellectual disabilities. After her PhD, Julie took on a Post-Doctoral Research position at Royal Holloway, University of London in 2011. The project focused on memory and meta-cognition in older adults.

After her postdoctoral time, Julie became a lecturer at London South Bank University in 2014, until she took up her post at GCU.
Her research interests lie in the area of cognitive and social psychology, both theoretical and applied, encompassing research regarding memory, face recognition and meta-cognition. Julie’s experience to date involves projects with an applied focus, specifically related to eyewitness memory and investigative interviewing. She is passionate about working with vulnerable groups of people and ensuring that they receive fair access to the Criminal Justice system. She leads the Glasgow Eyewitness Memory (GEM) lab.

Julie is part of the dedicated Forensic Psychology MSc team and is module leader of the module Applying Forensic Psychology and lectures on the Vulnerable Groups in Forensic Settings module. She is also lecturing on the Undergraduate Forensic Psychology module and the Level 1 Foundations in Psychology module. Julie is the Level 2 Tutor.