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Dr. Ronni Michelle Greenwood

BA., MA., Ph.D.,

Biography


Dr Ronni M. Greenwood is a Social-Community Psychologist and Lecturer in the Psychology Department at University of Limerick with broad interests in social and community psychology. She completed her PhD in Social/Personality Psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She serves as an evaluation and programme implementation consultant to voluntary and statutory bodies.

Research Interests


Dr Ronni M. Greenwood is a Social-Community Psychologist and Lecturer in the Psychology Department at University of Limerick with broad interests in social and community psychology. Her research in the area of gender has focused on the intersectionality of social identities in relation to solidarity in diverse groups, experiences and expressions of social identity. Her research interests also include ecological influences on psychological well-being, particularly homeless adults with complex support needs. In her research on recovery in homelessness, she investigates effects of homeless services practice on consumer choice, mastery, and well-being. She has published several articles on the implementation and dissemination of Housing First and the role of Housing First in recovery outcomes. A Programme Implementation and Evaluation Consultant, she served as Principal Program Evaluator for the Dublin Housing First Demonstration and currently works with voluntary organizations in their efforts to implement Housing First programmes 'from the bottom up' with high fidelity to the Pathways Housing First model. Previously, she served as Assistant Director of Research at Pathways to Housing, New York, New York. She completed her PhD in Social/Personality Psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Teaching Interests

My teaching responsibilities currently focus on Personality Psychology. I teach classic theories of personality to first year students and contemporary approaches to personality and individual differences to second year students. I also serve as the module coordinator for Final Year project. I also teach a postgraduate module in Community Psychology and serve as the module coordinator for Major Research Project. My teaching interests and experience include Psychology of Women (and Gender) and Social Psychology.

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2005 CUNY Graduate Center - Doctor of Philosophy
  • 1996 University of Houston - MA
  • 1992 Louisiana College - B A

Award

  • - Geis Award

Association

  • member, European Association for Experimental Social Psychology
  • member, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • member, Society for the Psychology of Women
  • , International Society for Political Psychology
  • , Association for Women in Psychology (AWP)
  • , Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)

Employment

  • University of Limerick - Lecturer