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Dr. Ronni Michelle Greenwood

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

Publications

Book Chapters

2013

Standing at the crossroads of identity: An intersectional approach to women's social identities and gender consciousness.
Greenwood, R.M.
(2013) Standing at the crossroads of identity: An intersectional approach to women's social identities and gender consciousness.
In Social categories in everyday experience; Washington, DC, USA : American Psychological Association

2013

Crossing borders: Intersectional excursions into gender and immigration.
Deaux, K. & Greenwood, R.M.
(2013) Crossing borders: Intersectional excursions into gender and immigration.
In The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Psychology; London : Sage

2010

Legitimacy, social identity, and power
Spears, R., Greenwood, R.M., de Lemus, S. & Sweetman, J.
(2010) Legitimacy, social identity, and power
In The social psychology of power; New York : The Guilford Press

Peer Reviewed Journals

2015

"Yesterday Redeemed and Tomorrow Made More Beautiful": Historical Injustice and Possible Collective Selves
Greenwood, RM
(2015) "Yesterday Redeemed and Tomorrow Made More Beautiful": Historical Injustice and Possible Collective Selves
In Political Psychology; pp. 19-34
DOI: 10.1111/pops.12184

2015

'Ordinary decent domestic violence': A discursive analysis of family law judges' interviews
Naughton, CM,O'Donnell, AT,Greenwood, RM,Muldoon, OT
(2015) 'Ordinary decent domestic violence': A discursive analysis of family law judges' interviews
In Discourse & Society; pp. 349-365
DOI: 10.1177/0957926514564738

2014

Help-Seeking Helps: Help-Seeking and Group Image
Wakefield, JRH,Hopkins, N,Greenwood, RM
(2014) Help-Seeking Helps: Help-Seeking and Group Image
In Small Group Research; pp. 89-113
DOI: 10.1177/1046496413514454

2013

Meta-stereotypes, Social Image and Help Seeking: Dependency-Related Meta-stereotypes Reduce Help-Seeking Behaviour
Wakefield, JRH,Hopkins, N,Greenwood, RM
(2013) Meta-stereotypes, Social Image and Help Seeking: Dependency-Related Meta-stereotypes Reduce Help-Seeking Behaviour
In Journal Of Community & Applied Social Psychology; pp. 363-372
DOI: 10.1002/casp.2126

2013

Pathways Housing First for Homeless Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities: Program Innovation, Research, and Advocacy
Greenwood, RM,Stefancic, A,Tsemberis, S
(2013) Pathways Housing First for Homeless Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities: Program Innovation, Research, and Advocacy
In Journal Of Social Issues; pp. 645-663
DOI: 10.1111/josi.12034

2013

Housing First for Homeless Persons with Mental Illness: Program Innovation, Research, and Impact Validity
Greenwood, R.M., Stefancic, A., Tsemberis, S.
(2013) Housing First for Homeless Persons with Mental Illness: Program Innovation, Research, and Impact Validity
In Journal Of Social Issues;
DOI: 10.1111/josi.12034

2013

Hijab, visibility and the performance of identity
Hopkins, N,Greenwood, RM
(2013) Hijab, visibility and the performance of identity
In European Journal Of Social Psychology; pp. 438-447
DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.1955

2012

Looking the gift horse in the mouth: Social image concerns lead to reduced help-seeking
Wakefield, J.R.H., Hopkins, N. & Greenwood, R.M.
(2012) Looking the gift horse in the mouth: Social image concerns lead to reduced help-seeking
In Journal Of Community & Applied Social Psychology;

2012

Thanks, But No Thanks: Women's Avoidance of Help-Seeking in the Context of a Dependency-Related Stereotype
Wakefield, JRH,Hopkins, N,Greenwood, RM
(2012) Thanks, But No Thanks: Women's Avoidance of Help-Seeking in the Context of a Dependency-Related Stereotype
In Psychology Of Women Quarterly; pp. 423-431
DOI: 10.1177/0361684312457659

2008

What happens when we unpack the invisible knapsack? Intersectional political consciousness and inter-group appraisals
Greenwood, R.M. & Christian, A.W.
(2008) What happens when we unpack the invisible knapsack? Intersectional political consciousness and inter-group appraisals
In Sex Roles; pp. 404-417

2008

Reflections on the work of feminist theorist Jean Baker Miller
Zeedyk, M.S. & Greenwood, R.M.
(2008) Reflections on the work of feminist theorist Jean Baker Miller
In Feminism & Psychology; pp. 321-325

2008

Intersectional political consciousness: Appreciation for intra-category differences in discriminatory experiences and group relations.
Greenwood, R.M.
(2008) Intersectional political consciousness: Appreciation for intra-category differences in discriminatory experiences and group relations.
In Psychology Of Women Quarterly; pp. 36-47

2007

Community Integration of Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities and Histories of Homelessness.
DrGülçür, L; Tsemberis, S; Stefancic, A.; Greenwood, RM
(2007) Community Integration of Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities and Histories of Homelessness.
In Community Mental Health Journal; pp. 211-228

2007

Toward a new psychology of women: still relevant after all these years?
Greenwood, R.M., Zeedyk, M.S., Bowe, M., Stell, C., Wakefield, J.H.R. & Webber, E.
(2007) Toward a new psychology of women: still relevant after all these years?
In Feminism & Psychology; pp. 358-367

2007

Minority understandings of the dynamics to interg-group encounters: British Muslims' (sometimes ambivalent) experiences of representing their group to others.
Hopkins, N.P., Greenwood, R.M. & Birchall, M.
(2007) Minority understandings of the dynamics to interg-group encounters: British Muslims' (sometimes ambivalent) experiences of representing their group to others.
In South African Journal Of Psychology; pp. 679-701

2006

Decreasing psychiatric symptoms by increasing choice in treatment among adults with histories of homelessness. American Journal of Community Psychology
Greenwood, RM; Schaefer, NJ; Winkel, G; Tsemberis, S; Schaefer, NJ; Winkel, G; Tsemberis, S
(2006) Decreasing psychiatric symptoms by increasing choice in treatment among adults with histories of homelessness. American Journal of Community Psychology
In American Journal Of Community Psychology; pp. 223-238

Conference Publications

2010

American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Washington DC, 2-5th September
Greenwood, R.M. and Adshead, M.
(2010) American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Washington DC, 2-5th September

2009

Conference on Social Psychology in Ireland
Greenwood, R.M.
(2009) Conference on Social Psychology in Ireland

2007

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Biennial Convention
Greenwood, R.M.
(2007) Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Biennial Convention

2005 Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association,
Greenwood, R.M.
2005 Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association,

Paper presented at the EAESP Small Group Meeting on `Fundamental dimensions of social judgment: A view from different perspectives¿
Greenwood, R.M. & Spears, R.
Paper presented at the EAESP Small Group Meeting on `Fundamental dimensions of social judgment: A view from different perspectives¿

15th Meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology,
Greenwood, R.M. & Spears, R.
15th Meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology,

Other Publications

2005

A model of Multicultural Solidarity
Greenwood, RM
(2005) A model of Multicultural Solidarity
CUNY Graduate Center : CUNY Graduate Center