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Meg Bond
Meg A. BondProfessor, Director of CWW

Research Interests

Community psychology, workplace diversity and interpersonal dynamics

Education

  • Ph D: Clinical/Community Psychology, (1983), University of Oregon - Eugene, Oregon
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Social Support and Advocacy: Comparative Case Studies of Four Women's Organizations
  • MA: Clinical Psychology, (1976), University of Oregon - Eugene, Oregon
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: The Effects of Interdependence on Interpersonal Relationships
  • BA: Psychology, (1974), Stanford University - Stanford, CA

Biography

Meg A. Bond is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Women and Work at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She is also a Resident Scholar at the Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center. Her work focuses on the interrelationships among issues of diversity, empowerment, and organizational dynamics. Her past publications have addressed sexual harassment, collaboration among diverse constituencies, and empowerment issues of underrepresented groups in community and organizational settings. Her book, entitled “Workplace Chemistry: ?Promoting Diversity through Organizational Change” (2007, University Press of New England), chronicles a long-term organizational change project focused on issues of gender and race/ethnicity. Her current research focuses in on diversity-related workplace dynamics in community health centers. ?She teaches courses in community psychology, workplace diversity, and interpersonal dynamics. Meg is a former President of the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA) and has received two career awards from SCRA – a Special Contributions Award in 2001 and an Ethnic Minority Mentoring Award in 2009. ?She has also served as Chair of the APA Committee on Women and on the Executive Committee of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). She is currently serving on the APA Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest. ?She is a Fellow of SCRA, SPSSI, Society for the Psychology of Women, and the American Psychological Association. She has served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Community Psychology and Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Ethnic Minority Mentoring Award (2009) - Society for Community Research and Action
  • Fellow (2004) - Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
  • Fellow (2004) - Society for the Psychology of Women
  • Award for Special Contributions to the Society for Community Research and Action (2001) - Society for Community Research and Action
  • University in the City Scholar (1997) - Community Outreach Partnership Center sponsored by the Center for Family, Work and Community
  • Award for Contributions to Diversity and Excellence (1996) - Council on Diversity and Pluralism, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Honorable Mention for Contributions to the Community (1996) - Office for Community Service, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Fellow (1994) - American Psychological Association
  • Fellow (1994) - Society for Community Research and Action

Selected Publications

  • Bond, M.A., Serrano-García, I., Keys, C.B. (2017) "Community Psychology for the 21st Century.," American Psychological Association pp. 3 - 20
  • Bond, M.A., Wasco, S.M. (2017) "Gender as Context: A Framework for Understanding and Addressing Gendered Qualities of Settings.," American Psychological Association pp. 369 - 385
  • Bond, M.A., Serrano-Garcia, I., Keys, C. (2017) "Handbook of Community Psychology Volume 1: Theoretical Foundations, Core Concepts, and Emerging Challenges. ," American Psychological Association Press, 1:
  • Bond, M.A., Serrano-Garcia, I., Keys, C. (2017) "Handbook of Community Psychology Volume 2: Methods of Community Psychology in Research and Applications," American Psychological Association Press. 2:
  • Bond, M.A., Allen, C. (2016) "Beyond Difference: Gender as a Quality of Social Settings.," Feminist Perspectives on Building a Better Psychological Science of Gender pp. 231
  • Bond, M.A. (2016) "Leading the Way on Diversity: Community Psychology’s Evolution from Invisible to Individual to Contextual.," American Journal of Community Psychology 58:3-4 pp. 259 - 268
  • Haynes, M.C., Bond, M.A., Toof, R.T., Holmberg, M.D., T. & Shroll, . (2015) "Supporting a Diverse Healthcare Workforce through Innovative Partnerships.," Rutgers University Press. pp. 263
  • Bond, M.A. (2014) "Prevention of the Sexual Harassment of Women," Springer Publishing
  • Bond, M.A. (2014) "Sexual Harassment," Springer US pp. 1807-1817
  • Bond, M., Haynes, M. (2014) "Workplace Diversity: A Social-ecological Framework and Policy Implications.," Social Issues and Policy Review 8:1 pp. 167-201
  • Bond, M., Haynes, M., Toof , R., Holmberg, M., Quinteros, J. (2013) "Healthy Diversity: Challenges of Staffing for Diversity in Community Health Centers.," Journal of Community Practice 21:1-2 pp. 62-86
  • Bond, M.A., Choi, B., Kurowski, A., Baker, D., Clays, E., De Bacquer, D., Punnett, L. (2012) "Occupation-differential Construct Validity of the Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ) Psychological Job Demands Scale with Physical Job Demands Items: A Mixed Methods Research.," Ergonomics 55:4 pp. 425-39
  • Bond, M.A., Wasco, S.M. (2010) "The Treatment of Gender in Community Psychology Research.," Springer Science + Business Media pp. 613 - 641
  • Bond, M.A., Dinh, K.T. (2008) "Introduction to Special Section: The Other Side of Acculturation: Changes Among Host Individuals and Communities in Their Adaptation to Immigrant Populations," American Journal of Community Psychology 42:3-4 pp. 283-285
  • Bond, M.A., Baron, S., Cazeca, D., Daniel, S., Kalaja, A., Markkanen, P., Punnett, L., Tsurikova, L. (2007) "Expanding our Understanding of the Psychosocial Work Environment : A Compendium of Measures of Discrimination, Harassment and Work-family Issues ," Cincinnati, OH] : Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2007
  • Bond, M.A., Harrell, S.P. (2006) "Diversity Challenges in Community Research and Action: The Story of a Special Issue of AJCP," American Journal of Community Psychology 37:3-4 pp. 157-165
  • Bond, M.A., Harrell, S.P. (2006) "Listening to Diversity Stories: Principles for Practice in Community Research and Action," American Journal of Community Psychology 37:3-4 pp. 365-376
  • Bond, M.A., Punnett, L., Pyle, J.L., Cazeca, D., Cooperman, M. (2004) "Gendered Work Conditions, Health, and Work Outcomes.," Journal of occupational health psychology 9:1 pp. 28-45
  • Bond, M.A., Messing, K., Punnett, L., Alexanderson, K., Pyle, J., Zahm, S., Wegman, D., Stock, S.R., De Grosbois, S. (2003) "Be the Fairest of Them All: Challenges and Recommendations for the Treatment of Gender in Occupational Health Research," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 43:6 pp. 618-629
  • Bond, M.A., Mulvey, A. (2000) "A History of Women and Feminist Perspectives in Community Psychology.," American Journal of Community Psychology 28:5 pp. 599 - 630
  • Bond, M.A., Hill, J., Mulvey, A., Terenzio, M. (2000) "Methodological Issues and Challenges for a Feminist Community Psychology: An Introduction to a Special Issue," American Journal of Community Psychology 28:6
  • Bond, M.A., Mulvey, A., Terenzio, M., Hill, J., Huygens, I., Hamerton, H.R., Cahill, S. (2000) "Stories of Relative Privilege: Power and Social Change in Feminist Community psychology.," American Journal of Community Psychology 28:6 pp. 883 - 911
  • Bond, M.A., Keys, C.B. (2000) "Strengthening Parent-community Member Relations on Agency Boards: Comparative Case Study," Mental retardation 38:5 pp. 422-435
  • Bond, M.A., Hill, J., Mulvey, A., Terenzio, M. (2000) "Weaving Feminism and Community Psychology: An Introduction to a Special Issue," American Journal of Community Psychology 28:5
  • Bond, M.A., Swift, C.F., Serrano-Garcia, I. (2000) "Women’s Empowerment: A Review of Community Psychology’s First 25 Years.," Kluwer Academic Publishers pp. 857 - 895
  • Bond, M.A. (1999) "Gender, Race, and Class in Organizational Contexts," American Journal of Community Psychology 27:3
  • Bond, M.A., Pyle, J.L. (1998) "Diversity Dilemmas at Work," Journal of Management Inquiry 7:3
  • Bond, M.A., Pyle, J.L. (1998) "The Ecology of Diversity in Organizational Settings: Lessons from a Case Study," Human Relations 51:5 pp. 589-623
  • Bond, M.A. (1997) "The Multitextured Lives of Women of Color," American Journal of Community Psychology 25:5
  • Mandell, C., Mulvey, A., Bond, M.A. (1996) "The Role of Gender and Organizational Context in the Experience of Adversity: Sexual Harassment as a Case Example.," University of Massachusetts Press pp. 253 - 272
  • Bond, M.A. (1995) "Prevention and the Ecology of Sexual Harassment: Creating Empowering Climates," Prevention in human services 12:2 pp. 147-172
  • Serrano-García, I., Bond, M.A. (1994) "Empowering the Silent Ranks: Introduction," American Journal of Community Psychology 22:4 pp. 433-445
  • Bond, M.A., Keys, C.B. (1993) "Empowerment, Diversity, and Collaboration: Promoting Synergy on Community Boards," American Journal of Community Psychology 21:1 pp. 37-57
  • Bond, M.A., Weissberg, R.P., Wandersman, A., Robinson, W.L., Swift, C.F. (1990) "Criteria of Excellence IV. Collaboration and Action.," American Psychological Association pp. 183 - 198

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Making WAVES (women academics valued and engaged in STEM): Disrupting Microaggressions to Propagate Institutional Transformation. (2016), - National Science Foundation.
    Bond, M.A. (Co-Principal), Moloney, J. (Principal), Chen, J. (Co-Principal), Ruths, M. (Co-Principal), Sobkiwicz-Kline, . (Co-Principal)
  • ADVANCE Institutional Transformation at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (2016), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Sobkowicz Kline, M.J. (Co-Principal), Bond, M.A. (Co-Principal), Moloney, J. (Principal), Ruths, M. (Co-Principal), Chen, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Collaborative Research: Institutional Networks and Continuous Learning to UnDo E (2012), Grant -
    Bond, M.A. (Co-Principal)
  • Handbook of Community Psychology (2012), -
    Bond, M.A. (Principal)
  • "Healthy Diversity in Massachusetts: Supporting our Diverse Healthcare Workforce through Innovative Partnerships." (2011), Grant - UMass Presidents' Creative Economy Fund
  • "Healthy Diversity: Organizational Staffing Policies and Practices to Promote Culturally Relevant Health Care in Community Health Centers." (2010), Grant - Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
  • Healthy Diversity Project (2010), Grant - University Research Seed Grant
  • support research and scholarship among UML faculty (2010), Grant - University Research Grant
  • Healthy Diversity: Organizational Policies & Practices to Promote Culturally Rele (2009), -
    Bond, M.A. (Principal)
  • Development and pilot of IDEA Communities (Interdisciplinary Exchange and Advancement) (2009), Grant - Office of the Vice Provost for Research
    Bond, M.A.
  • Intergenerational Exchange on Women and Science Research (2006), Grant - National Science Foundation (NSF)
    Brunette, M. (Co-Principal), Rayman, P.M. (Co-Principal), Brunette, M. (Co-Principal), Bond, M.A. (Co-Principal)
  • Project Working W.I.S.E. (2006), Grant - National Science Foundation
  • "Women-Owned Businesses in Lowell: Understanding the Local in Broader Context" (1998), Grant - CITA (Committee on Industrial Theory and Assessment)
  • Center for Women & Work for research in collaboration with the Center for Public Health in the New England Workplace (1998), Grant - Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes (CFCI)
  • CWW's Annual Spring Forum Gathering at the Well on issues related to women and work (1999), Grant -
  • Mentoring Emerging Women Scholars (2005), Grant -
  • WAGE Project (2005), Contract - WAGE Project, Inc (Women Acting to Get Even)
    Bond, M.A.
  • develop a compendium of diversity-related measures (2002), Contract - National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH)
  • intensive case study, consultation, and training on issues of workplace diversity (1995), Grant - Eastman Gelatine Corporation
  • Survey of women-owned businesses (Lowell) (2001), Grant -
  • Work-Life Integration Network of Merrimack Valley (2001), Grant -
  • "Women-Owned Businesses in Lowell: Understanding the Local in Broader Context" (2001), Grant - CITA (Committee on Industrial Theory and Assessment
    Bond, M.A.
  • "Principles for Valuing Diversity in the Community." (2000), Grant - Joseph P. Healey Endowment
  • evaluation of a body image/eating disorders prevention program with Girls Inc. of Lowell (2000), Grant - Council on Diversity and Pluralism
  • Forums for Building Connections among Women Business Owners, Community Constituencies, and the Center for Women and Work (2000), Grant -
  • Consultant (2000), Contract - Engelhard Corporation
    Bond, M.A.
  • Project to extend outreach into the Lowell community through CWW Web Page and Radio Programs (1999), Grant -
  • UML staff related to issues of work climate, stress, and health/work outcomes (1999), Grant - Council on Diversity and Pluralism
  • develop a resource library and online resource connections to help faculty in the integration of gender and diversity issues into their courses (1999), Grant - General Education Support Grant
    Bond, M.A.
  • interdisciplinary research bridging economics and psychology regarding the factors impeding or facilitating diversity in the workplace (1993), Grant - Committee on Industrial Theory and Assessment Grants (CITA)
  • Women's Centers in New England (1998), Grant - Committee on Industrial Theory and Assessment (CITA)
    Bond, M.A.
  • Take ALL Our Daughters to College Day (1995), Grant -
  • Dynamics of Interpersonal Learning: Peaceful Problem Solving for a Multicultural World. (1994), Grant - Task Force on Teaching and Learning Excellence
  • From the Classroom to the Community: Women's Lives in a Changing World (1994), Grant - Teaching and Learning Fund
  • Multicultural Peer Leadership Conference (1993), Grant -
    Bond, M.A.
  • Sexual Harassment in Academic Settings (1990), Grant - Chancellor's Office
  • Board development and coalition building for Illinois agencies serving persons with low incidence developmental disabilities (1986), Grant - Illinois Governor's Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities