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Cannon-Joan

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Joan CannonAssociate Professor Emerita
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentPsychology
  • Phone(978) 934-3966
  • Emailjoan_cannon@uml.edu

Research Interests

Personality, human development, & on-line teaching.

Research interests include personality dynamic, family systems, organizational change, role conflict and dual career issues. Dr. Cannon's research focuses on organizational change, role conflict, dual-career families and various topics in personality.

Education

  • Other: Special Assistant to the President and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, (1979), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
  • EDD: Education in Educational Psychology/Specialization in Higher Education, (1977), Clark University - Worcester, MA
  • Other, (1975), Clark University - Worcester, MA
  • Other, (1971), Boston College - Chestnut Hill, MA
  • MA: Education in Counseling at the College/University Level, (1970), Boston University - Boston, MA
  • BA: Psychology, (1969), St. Mary's College - Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Other, (1968), Loyola University - Rome Center, Italy

Awards and Honors

  • Appreciation of 15 years of Outstanding Service and Dedication as Faculty Advisor to Psi Chi (2012), Service, University - University of Massachusetts Lowell Induction Ceremony, Psi Chi
  • Certificate of Recognition for Achieving Excellence in Academics and Athletics , while making a Significant Contribution to the Community (2012) - The National Consortium for Academics and Sports
  • Psi Chi, Certificate in Recognition for Outstanding and Distinguished Service as Chapter Advisor at University of Massachusetts Lowell (2011) - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Psi Chi faculty Advisor and Chapter President Recognition for Outstanding Contributions (2006) - Psi Chi Program at EPA, Baltimore Maryland
  • Sloan-C Award For Excellence in Online Teaching (2005) - 11th Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks
  • Certificate in Recognition Of Outstanding Contributions For Psi Chi Graduate Workshop (2005) - National Council, Psi Chi, New England Psychological Association, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Psi Chi Florence L. Denmark National Faculty Advisor Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psi Chi and Psychology (2005) - National Council of Psi Chi at the American Psychological Association Conference, Washington D.C
  • Eastern Regional Model Chapter Award (for UML Psi Chi) (2005) - Eastern Psychological Association Conference in Boston, MA
  • Certificate in Recognition Of Outstanding Contributions For Psi Chi Workshop (2004) - National Council, Psi Chi, Providence, RI
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell Student Organization Advisor Of the Year (2004) - University of Massachusetts Lowell (Psi Chi)
  • Certificate, University of Massachusetts Lowell Online Teaching Institute (2003) - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Department of Psychology Distinguished Teaching Award (2003) - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Award for Wisdom, Commitment, and Leadership in Higher Education (1999) - American Council on Education
  • Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence and Mentoring (1999) - University of Massachusetts Lowell , Department of Athletics
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service as Psi Chi Chapter Faculty Advisor (1996) - Psi Chi
  • Haskell Award for Distinguished Teaching (1996), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Induction as Member and Faculty Advisor to Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology (1996) - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Award for Undeclared Liberal Arts Advisor (1992) - University of Massachusetts Lowell center for Learning and Academic Support Services
  • Outstanding Service Award (1983) - Mental Health Association, Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Appointed Member of the Graduate Faculty (1981) - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • American Council on Education Honor Award (1979) - American Council on Education Fellows Program in Academic Administration, Washington D.C.
  • Outstanding Young Women in America Award (1979) - Listed in Outstanding Young Women of America
  • Outstanding Young Women in America Award (1976) - Listed in Outstanding Young Women of America
  • Clark University Fellowship (1974) - Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

Publications

  • Cannon, J. (2005) "What Can You Do With A Bachelor'??s Degree in Psychology: Planning Your Career. In Eye On Psi Chi,," The National Honor Society in Psychology 9:(3) pp. 26-28
  • Cannon, J. (2004) "Orchestrating Online Education: The Creation of an Enriching and Effective Learning Experience through the Development of a Publication in Personality Psychology," The Sloan Consortium
  • Cannon, J. (1993) "Psychoanalytic Psychology: An Overview, Magill'??s Survey of Social Science," California: Salem Press November pp. 1905-1911
  • Cannon, J., Sparks, J.S. (1989) "Shelters - an Alternative to Violence - a Psychosocial Case-Study," Journal of Community Psychology 17:3
  • Cannon, J., Burke, J., Woods, P. (1989) "The Psychology Major: Training and Employment Strategies. Is Psychology for Them: A Guide to Undergraduate Advising," Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association pp. 85-90
  • Cannon, J., Marusich-Smith, M. (1986) "Political Marriages: When the Wife Is the Politician," Women & Politics 6:(3) pp. 57-74
  • Cannon, J., Burke, J.P. (1985) "Challenges for Dual-Career Families. Developmental Psychology: Issues and Insights," Lexington, Massachusetts: Ginn Press pp. 115-116
  • Cannon, J. (1985) "Dual-Career Dilemmas: College Students'?? Perceptions and Reactions, In Working Well," Massachusetts: The Merrimack Valley Health Planning Council Summer: pp. 9-12
  • Cannon, J., Burke, J. (1985) "Employment Strategies for Liberal Arts Graduates," University Of Lowell Magazine 1:(1) pp. 18-19
  • Cannon, J. (1985) "Organizational Human Implications of Merger.," Resources in Education June:
  • Cannon, J. (1985) "The Rebirth of Excellence in Higher Education, Monograph,," American Council On Education February
  • Burke, J., Cannon, J. (1985) "Training Liberal-Arts Graduates in Employment Strategies - Description of a Pilot Program," Journal of College Student Development 26:(5) pp. 474-475
  • Cannon, J., Burke, J. (1984) "Strategies for Helping Liberal Arts Graduates Obtain Jobs," In The Educator 14:(4) pp. 2-5
  • Cannon, J. (1983) "Dual-Career Families: The Art of Balance. In Working Well," Massachusetts: The Merrimack Valley Health Planning Council pp. 3-5
  • Cannon, J. (1983) "The Juggling Act: When Both Spouses Work In Touch Magazine," Massachusetts: The Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell 1:(1) pp. 14-15

Presentations

  • Invited Presenter - Psi Chi Graduate School Workshop at NEPA. "15 Keys to a Successful Graduate School Application Process.", October 2008
  • - Psi Chi Eastern Regional Steering Committee and Member of Conference(s) Planning and Research Awards Committees for APA and EPA Conferences Hostess for Faculty Advisor Breakfast, 2007 - EPA Conferences in Philadelphia and Boston
  • Ask the Experts-Tips, Techniques, and Creative Strategies for Teaching Online. - 13th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November 2007 - Orlando, Florida
  • - Eastern Psychological Association Conference, 2006 - Baltimore, Maryland
  • Psi Chi Panel on Maintaining Chapter Vitality with Chapter Officers Corissa Angelo, Laurie Ford and Michelle Carpentier . - Eastern Psychological Association Conference, 2006 - Baltimore, Maryland
  • Strategies to Revitalize A Quiet Chapter. - Eastern Psychological Association Conference, 2006 - Baltimore, Maryland
  • - Psi Chi Eastern Regional Steering Committee and Member of Conference(s) Planning and Research Awards Committees, 2005
  • The Difference Between Acceptance and Rejection: Preparing a Terrific Application for Graduate School - New England Psychological Association Conference, October 2005 - New Haven, Connecticut.
  • - Eastern Psychological Association Conference, April 2005 - Washington D.C
  • What Can You Do With A Bachelor's Degree in Psychology? - New England Psychological Association Conference, September 2004 - Providence, Rhode Island
  • - Career Paths in Psychology, July 2004 - Andover, Massachusetts
  • Technology & Psychology - Online Technology, One Day Working Conference, 2003 - Boston, Massachusetts
  • - Twelfth International Conference in College/University Teaching and Learning, 2001 - Jacksonville, Florida
  • The Effects of Television Viewing on College Students - Third Annual Student Research Symposium, 2000
  • Psychology Career and Job Opportunities for Liberal Arts Majors - Three Day Workshop, 1997 - Lowell, MA
  • - National Honor Society in Psychology Participant in regional and national conferences, 1996
  • Work and Family: Finding the Balance - All Day Workshop for Professionals earning Continuing Education Credits, 1991 - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • The Rebirth of Excellence in Higher Education - American Council on Higher Education Working Reunion, 1985 - Tampa, Florida
  • Attacking the Citadel: Criticisms of Higher Education in America - New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) Conference, 1985 - Maine
  • Training Liberal Arts Graduates in Employment Strategies: A Description of a Pilot Program - Annual Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA), 1984 - West Palm Beach, Florida
  • - Annual New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) Conference, 1984 - Maine
  • Improving Job Seeking Skills: A Job Training Program for Liberal Arts Graduates - Massachusetts Psychological Association Conference,, 1984 - Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Higher Education - Annual New England Educational Research Organization Conference (NEERO), 1983 - Maine
  • The Organizational and Human Implications of Merger: A Case Study of Reorganization - National American Education Research Association Conference (AERA), 1983 - Montreal, Canada
  • Human Resources in Changing Institutions of Higher Education - American Council on Education (ACE) Session, 1982 - Washington, D.C.
  • - American Council on Education Fellows' Renewal Day, 1982 - Washington D.C.
  • Career Options - AAHE/ACE Session, 1981 - Washington, D.C.
  • The Role of Faculty: A Career Option - AAHE/ACE Session of the National American Association for Higher Education Conference, 1981 - Washington, D.C.
  • Organizational Problems Inherent in The Merger Process - ACE Annual Eleventh Working Reunion and published in its Proceedings., 1981
  • - Theories of Instruction Session, 1980 - Sturbridge, Massachusetts
  • Merger: Its Impact Upon Participating Members of the Faculty and Administration at Two Public Institutions of Higher Education - New England Educational Research Organization Conference (NEERO), 1978 - Sturbridge, Massachusetts
  • Career Opportunities in the Field of Psychology and Higher Education., 1975 - Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Higher Education Administration, 1974 - Worcester, Massachusetts
  • The Role of Women in Higher Education - Radio Broadcast of Speech, 1970 - Lowell, Massachusetts

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

  • What Can You Do with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology? The Job Search Process, Graduate School: Careers in Psychology, Fifteen Keys to a Successful Graduate School Application Process, A Time Table for the Job Search and Graduate School Application Process
    New Career Series in Psychology: Updated and Revised Power Point Presentations

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Supervision of overall coordination and implementation of Grants obtained by Psi Chi (1996), Contract - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Supervision of overall coordination and implementation of CETA Grants and Contracts (1978), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell