Julie’s research examines how organizations can ensure that their policies and practices are viewed favorably by job applicants and employees. She also investigates strategies that individuals can use to build resilience and achieve success in their work and home lives. Her work is published in leading academic journals, including The Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Psychological Science, as well as book chapters in the influential Oxford Handbook Series. Her work is generously supported by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), and she has received numerous awards and recognitions for her research contributions.
In addition to receiving numerous awards and recognitions for her research contributions, Julie’s work has received a considerable amount of media attention. In the corporate sector, Julie has developed training programs, performance management systems and personnel selection tools on behalf public and private corporations.
Full Professor, University of Toronto (2017–present)
Associate Professor, University of Toronto (2010–2017)
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto (2002–2010)
Instructor, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario (1998–2001)
PhD, Western University
MA, Western University
BA, Western University
Editorial Board; Personnel Psychology (2018–present)
Editorial Board; Journal of Applied Psychology (2014–present)
Editorial Board; Journal of Business and Psychology (2012-–present)
Chair (Incoming); Alliance for Organizational Psychology Special Program Committee (2015–present)
SIOP Representative; Alliance Special Programming Committee (2014–2015)
Vice Principal Research (Acting), University of Toronto Scarborough (2013–2014)
Area Coordinator, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management; University of Toronto Scarborough (2009–2011)
Memberships: Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Academy of Management, European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, International Association for Applied Psychology
My teaching interests lie in organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership resilience and occupational health.
My research examines issues in the realm of employee selection and recruitment, workplace anxiety and stress, work recovery and resilience, and performance management.
|2019-2023||McCarthy, J.M. (with Feeney, J.). Improving Prospective Applicant Reactions and Organizational Recruitment. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)|
|2018||Research Excellence Faculty Scholar, UTSC|
|2018||Fellow, International Association of Applied Psychology|
|2018-2022||McCarthy, J.M. (with Toh, S.M., & Ma, D.). Family-work enrichment: resource recovery for well-being and work. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)|
|2015-2023||McCarthy, J.M. (Sole Investigator). Personnel Selection through the Lens of Job Applicants: Leveraging Test Reactions. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)|
|2011-2015||Research Grant; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)|
|2004-2009||Research Grant; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)|
|2008-2009||Wynne and Beryl Plumptre Research Award; University of Toronto|