Biography

Dr Ronni Michelle Greenwood is a Social-Community Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in the Psychology Department at University of Limerick. Dr Greenwood is an internationally recognized expert in recovery-oriented strategies to end chronic homelessness. She serviced as the Assistant Director for Research on the original trial of Housing First at Pathways to Housing in New York City. She was a co-investigator on the Horizon 2020-funded project "Homelessness as Unfairness" (Home_EU, 726997, https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/726997. Currently, she is the lead evaluator for the Irish National Housing First Implementation.


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.

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

Peer Reviewed Journals

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. Discourse & Society :349-365

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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. Political Psychology :19-34

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2014

Help-Seeking Helps: Help-Seeking and Group Image

Wakefield, JRH,Hopkins, N,Greenwood, RM (2014) Help-Seeking Helps: Help-Seeking and Group Image. Small Group Research :89-113

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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. Journal Of Social Issues :645-663

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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. Journal Of Social Issues

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2013

Hijab, visibility and the performance of identity

Hopkins, N,Greenwood, RM (2013) Hijab, visibility and the performance of identity. European Journal Of Social Psychology :438-447

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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. Journal Of Community & Applied Social Psychology :363-372

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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. Psychology Of Women Quarterly :423-431

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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. Journal Of Community & Applied Social Psychology

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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. . Psychology Of Women Quarterly :36-47

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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. Sex Roles :404-417

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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. Feminism & Psychology :321-325

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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? . Feminism & Psychology :358-367

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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. . South African Journal Of Psychology :679-701

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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. . Community Mental Health Journal :211-228

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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. American Journal Of Community Psychology :223-238

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Books

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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. . Washington, DC, USA : American Psychological Association Social categories in everyday experience

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2013

Crossing borders: Intersectional excursions into gender and immigration.

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

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2010

Legitimacy, social identity, and power

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

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Edited Books

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Other Journals

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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.

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2009

Conference on Social Psychology in Ireland

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

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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.

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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¿.

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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,.

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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,.

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Conference Contributions

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Published Reports

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Other Publications

2005

A model of Multicultural Solidarity

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

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