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Kathryn Waddington

Reader in Psychology, University of Westminster

Kathryn began her professional career as a nurse in London, and her doctoral research in psychology explored the characteristics and role of gossip in healthcare organizations. She has published widely in this area, and recently published a new book in the Routledge series ‘State of the art in business research’ called Gossip, Organization and Work: A Research Overview. Kathryn’s other areas of interest include organizational compassion, and the creation of compassionate cultures and practices. She describes herself as a practice based academic, truth teller, and boat rocker.


  • –present
    Reader, University of Westminster