Derek Corcoran

Biography of Derek Corcoran

Derek Corcoran
Derek Corcoran

Derek Wallace John Corcoran was Professor of Psychology at the University from 1973 to 1982.

Corcoran studied at the University of Hull (graduating BSc with first class honours, 1958) and at Cambridge (PhD, 1962). He came to Glasgow from the Department of Psychology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he was Chairman.


Derek Corcoran

University Link: Professor
Occupation categories: psychologists
Record last updated: 13th Aug 2008

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Posted by Mrs Jean Clydesdale at 21:08:14 on 10 May 2016

I was a mature student at Glasgow and completed M.A. Hons Psychology in 1980. Then M.App.Sci. at Glasgow 1980-82. I remember Derek Corcoran well - an excellent lecturer, interesting research interests, dry sense of humour, not too enthusiastic about sociologists. I understand The Cambridge Research Unit took him on after Glasgow - a great loss to Glasgow had they but known it.