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Dr Julie Adams-Guppy

Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader BA(Hons) Policing

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Dr Julie Adams-Guppy

Room: B11


+44 (0) 1978 293999


Julie has a range of experience working as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in higher education, and in industry and public sector organisations in England and Wales.  Her main research interests are in the fields of driving behaviour and offending, and substance abuse.

She joined Glyndwr University in 2017 as a Senior Lecturer in Policing and the Programme Leader for the BA(Hons) Policing, and teaches on a range of modules including Responding to Diversity, Police Law, Developing & Reflecting on Police Practice and Policing in Action.

Julie holds degrees and postgraduate qualifications in both Psychology and Law, a PhD in young driver’s risk-taking behaviours, and is a Special Inspector in North Wales Police.

BA(Hons) Law,  PGDip Law

PhD (Driving Behaviour & Offending)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

BA(Hons) Psychology & Education, MSc Applied Psychology, C.Psychol.

The CKP (Certificate of Knowledge in Policing)


BA(Hons) Policing


Responding to Diversity

Police Law

Developing & Reflecting on Police Practice

Policing in Action

Investigating Crime

Developing & Reflecting on Police Practice

Criminal Law & Procedures

Multi-Agency Working

Work-Based Learning

Research Methods

Adams-Guppy, J.R., & Guppy, A. (2015). A systematic review of interventions for homeless alcohol-abusing adults. Drugs: education, prevention & policy. Published online on 26th May 2015. doi:10.3109/09687637.2015.1044499)


Adams-Guppy, J.R., & Guppy, A.  (2003). ‘Truck driver fatigue risk assessment and management: a multinational survey.’ Ergonomics, 46, 763-779.


Adams-Guppy, J. R., & Guppy, A. (2000). The management of fatigue in an international sample of truck drivers. Proceedings of the Occupational Psychology conference. BPS: Leicester, 47-51.


Adams-Guppy, J.R., & Guppy, A. (2000). Risk-taking within an international sample of company car drivers. International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology. 4-7th September 2000. Berne, Switzerland.


Adams-Guppy, J.R., & Guppy, A. (1995). ‘Speeding in relation to perceptions of risk, utility and driving style in British company car drivers.’ Ergonomics, 38, 2525-2535.


Guppy, A., & Adams-Guppy, J.R. (1995) ‘Behaviour and perceptions related to drink-driving among an international sample of company vehicle drivers’.  Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 56, 348-355.


Campbell, K.A.,  Adams, J.R., Manstead, A.S.R., Stradling, S.G., & Tuohy, A.P. (1990) ‘Socialisation, Schemata and Sanction in Road User Behaviour.’  In: Benjamin, T. (ed), Driving Behaviour in a Social Context.Caen: Paradigme. pp.388-394.


Stradling, S.G., Roberts, R., Harper, K.J., Tuohy, A.P., Adams, J.R., & Parker, D. (1990) ‘Police Sanctions in Changing Driver Behaviour’. In:.Benjamin, T. (ed), Driving Behaviour in a Social Context. Caen: Paradigme. pp.455-463.


Brittan,R.A., Manstead, A.S.R., Tuohy, A.P., Stradling, S.G., Adams, J.R., & Campbell, K.A. (1990) ‘The use of Interactive Video Technology As a Methodology in Researching Road User behaviour.’ In: Benjamin, T. (ed), Driving Behaviour in a Social Context. Caen: Paradigme. pp.743-745.


Adams, J.R., Haberfield, J., Pate,l R., and Wolstenholme, D., (1990). ESCORT and the Next Generation of On-Line Expert Systems. International Information Technology Conference. Sandusky, Ohio, USA, June 20-22.


Manstead, A.S.R., Stradling, S.G., Adams, J.R., Tuohy, A.P., & Campbell, K.A. (1989). The Development of Young People’s Attitudes to Driving. Psychology on the Road Conference, University of Reading, Sept. 20-21.

My research interests focus primarily on Roads Policing and Driver Offending Behaviour, and in particular young drivers’ and professional drivers’ risk-taking, offending behaviours and training needs. Other research interests include alcohol addiction and interventions. I am an expert reviewer for several international journals, including the journal Accident, Analysis & Prevention (the leading journal in driving behaviour and road safety) and have publications in international road safety and addiction journals and conference publications.