Ronni M. Greenwood has research expertise in both social and community psychology. Her work focuses on issues of social inclusion and relationships between members of high and low power groups. A theme that runs through her research is the role of personal and social identity in well-being. She uses a range of research methods, both quantitative and qualitative, in both field and laboratory settings. Her publications have addressed issues of injustice, homelessness, gender, and immigration. She has expertise in programme evaluation and currently serves as the Lead Evaluator for the Dublin Housing First Demonstration. She teaches or has taught classes in Personality, Community Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychology of Women, Statistics and Research Methods.
Future research plans include continuation of research on a) homeless services provision and well-being amongst adults with histories of homelessness; b) gender; c) immigration; d) diversity; and e) historical injustice and social well-being.
Type of student I am looking for:
I am looking for prospective students keen to investigate the role of personal and social identity in well-being, whose interests connect in some way to one or more of the following areas: 1) community psychology, dissemination and evaluation of social interventions; 2) psychology of gender; 3) intergroup reconciliation and positive intergroup relations; 4) collective action.