Dr Anna Sutton

Qualifications: PhD in Occupational Psychology, MSc Occupational Psychology and Business, BSc (Hons) Psychology and Neuroscience

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Research Interests

I specialise in the application of psychology to understanding and improving our work lives and workplaces. My research and publications centre on the role of personality, authenticity and self-awareness at work, particularly investigating how they influence our well-being.

Recent Publications

  • Lennie, S. -J., Sutton, A., & Crozier, S. (2021). Psychodrama and emotional labour in the police: A mutually beneficial methodology for researchers and participants. Methods in Psychology, 100066. doi:10.1016/j.metip.2021.100066

  • Sutton, A. (2021). Awesome work. Psychologist, 34(2), 50-53.

  • Roemer, A., Sutton, A., & Medvedev, O. N. (2021). Mindfulness Buffers the Effect of Inauthenticity on Depression. Psychological Reports, 003329412110129. doi:10.1177/00332941211012941

  • Roemer, A., Sutton, A., & Medvedev, O. N. (2021). The role of dispositional mindfulness in employee readiness for change during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Organizational Change Management, ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print). doi:10.1108/jocm-10-2020-0323 Open Access version:

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Papers Taught


I supervise research students who have a focus on improving employee well-being, from the role of self-awareness and authenticity at work to the influence of mindfulness training and personality traits on well-being outcomes.