Cary Cooper

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1940 –

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Who is Cary Cooper?

Sir Cary Lynn Cooper, CBE AcSS, is an American-born British psychologist and professor of organisational psychology and health at Lancaster University Management School.

Prior to working at Lancaster University, Cooper was Head of the Manchester School of Management from the early 80s. In 1995 he became Pro-Vice-Chancellor and then Deputy Vice-Chancellor of UMIST until 2002. From 1979 to 1980 he was chairman of the Management Education and Development Division of the Academy of Management and was elected as Founding President of the British Academy of Management. In June 2005 he was appointed head of the Sunningdale Institute, which, managed by the United Kingdom National School of Government, brings international academics and industry figures together to advise on issues facing UK public sector organisations. He is Chair of the Academy of Social Sciences, a body representing over 88,000 social scientists and 46 learned societies in the social sciences. He is also President of Relate, Patron of Anxiety UK, President of Institute of Welfare and immediate past President of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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Apr 28, 1940
United States of America
Also known as
  • Cary L Cooper
  • Cary Cooper

on July 23, 2013


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