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An interview with Dr Michael Larkin

Larkin, Michael; Amos, India; Williams, Sophie


Michael Larkin

Sophie Williams


Michael Larkin is a Reader in the School of Psychology at Aston University and is perhaps best known for his
contribution to the development of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Michael, along with co-authors
Jonathan Smith and Paul Flowers, recently published the second edition of Interpretative Phenomenological
Analysis: Theory, Method and Research (2022). In the interview, Michael was asked about his personal
journey within qualitative research, his approach to teaching qualitative research methods and his hopes
for the future of the discipline. The interview was conducted by Dr Sophie Williams (Senior Lecturer in
Health Psychology, University of Derby) and shaped into the following article by Dr India Amos (Senior
Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Salford and associate editor of QMiP Bulletin).


Larkin, M., Amos, I., & Williams, S. (2023). An interview with Dr Michael Larkin. #Journal not on list, QMiP Bulletin(36), 6-14.

Journal Article Type Other
Acceptance Date Jul 11, 2023
Online Publication Date Dec 3, 2023
Publication Date Dec 3, 2023
Deposit Date Dec 5, 2023
Journal Qualitative Methods in Psychology
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume QMiP Bulletin
Issue 36
Pages 6-14