Rotman School of Management
Professor of Organizational Behavior & HR Management, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough

Julie McCarthy is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in the Department of Management at University of Toronto Scarborough, and holds a cross-appointment to the Organizational Behaviour and HR Management area at Rotman.  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 reduce stress, 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, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and Psychological Science. In the corporate sector, Julie has developed resilience training programs, job performance management systems and personnel selection tools on behalf public and private corporations.


  • Ph.D, Western University
  • MA, Western University
  • BA, Western University

Academic Positions

  • 2017-present  Full Professor, Management; University of Toronto
  • 2013-2014  Acting VP Research, UTSC; University of Toronto Scarborough
  • 2010-2017  Associate Professor, Management; University of Toronto
  • 2002-2010  Assistant Professor, Management; University of Toronto

Honors and Awards

  • 2015-2021  Research Grant; 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

Read about executive education


Applicant Fairness Reactions to the Selection Process; Truxillo, D.M., Bauer, T.N., & McCarthy, J.M.; The Oxford Handbook of Justice in Work Organizations; 2015; Pages: 621-640

Through the Looking Glass: Employment Interviews from the Lens of Job Candidates; McCarthy, J.M., Cheng, B.H.; Oxford University Press; 2014; Pages: Online First

Applicant Perspectives on Employee Selection Systems; Truxillo, D.M., Bauer, T.N., & McCarthy, J.M.; Handbook of Industrial, Work, and Organizational Psychology; Pages: Forthcoming

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