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Meg Bond

Meg Bond
Meg A. BondProfessor, Director of CWW

Research Interests

Community psychology, workplace diversity and interpersonal dynamics


  • 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

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


  • 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.A. ( 1 ), ., Haynes, M.C. ( 1 ), ., Toof, R.A. ( 2 ), ., Holmberg, M. ( 3 ), ., Quinteros, J.R. ( 3 ), . (2013) "Healthy Diversity: Challenges of Staffing for Diversity in Community Health Centers.," Journal of Community Practice 21:1-2 pp. 62-86
  • Choi, B., Kurowski, A., Bond, M.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
  • Wasco, S.M., Bond, M.A. (2010) "The treatment of gender in community psychology research.," Springer Science + Business Media pp. 613 - 641
  • Dinh, K.T., Bond, M.A. (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
  • Rayman, P.M., Bond, M.A., Brunette, M., Layy, J., Hunt, E. (2008) "Working WISE: intergenerational voices advancing research and policy for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics," Lowell, MA ; University of Massachusetts Lowell Center for Women and Work, c2008
  • Baron, S., Bond, M.A., 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 / developed for the NORA Special Populations at Risk Team by the Center for Women & Work, University of Massachusetts Lowell: Meg A. Bond, Alketa Kalaja, Pia Markkanen Dianne Cazeca, Sivan Daniel, Lana Tsurikova, Laura Punnett ; NIOSH editor: Sherry Baron," 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
  • Harrell, S.P., Bond, M.A. (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
  • Messing, K., Punnett, L., Bond, M.A., 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
  • Hill, J., Bond, M.A., 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
  • Mulvey, A., Terenzio, M., Hill, J., Bond, M.A., 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
  • Swift, C.F., Bond, M.A., 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

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.
  • 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