Dr Sam Farley


Ph.D. Organisational Psychology, Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield 

MSc Occupational Psychology, Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield

BSc Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Liverpool

Sam is an Associate Professor in Organizational Psychology at the University of Leeds Business School. He is particularly interested in the Dark Side of workplace behaviour, including bullying, cyberbullying and incivility. Within this field, his interests include the measurement of bullying, perpetrators of bullying and methods of preventing and addressing bullying in organisational life. 

Research interests

How targets attribute blame for harassment experienced at work.       

Perpetrators of workplace bullying and harassment.       

Interventions to improve employee well-being and reduce bullying.       

Communication within work teams. 

Student education

Module Leader LUBS 5395 Research Design and Analysis

Module Leader LUBS 2150 People in Organisations

Module Leader LUBS 1870 Behaviour in Organisations

Research groups and institutes

  • Workplace Behaviour Research Centre

Current postgraduate researchers