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Community psychology, workplace diversity, and interpersonal dynamics.
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.