Amanda L. Almond, Ph.D.

Professor (Assistant), Social Science (Psychology)

I teach Interdisciplinary Health Psychology that integrates my research as well as the expertise of neighboring disciplines to explore the theme "How do we use race to explain health disparities?: Social vs. Biological Views." Service roles include Interdisciplinary Committee, APA Division 35 ECP Chair, and APA Division 38 Research Council Member.

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University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
PhD in Psychology, May 2014
Program: Behavioral Science; Focus Area(s): Methodology, Multicultural
Dissertation Title: Taking Race Out of the Picture: Stroke Prevention Communication, Well-
Being, and Health Decision-Making for Black Americans

Connecticut College,
New London, Connecticut
Master of Arts: Psychology, May 2011
Concentration: Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology
Master’s Thesis: African American Women’s Health and Illness Beliefs

Mitchell College, New London, Connecticut
Bachelor of Science: Human Development and Family Studies, May 2009
Graduated Magna cum Laude
Senior Capstone: Parenting as a Challenge to Living with HIV/AIDS


Almond, A. (2017). Microaggressions: Impacts on mental and physical Health (Book chapter; Under Review) Invited Submission for: Lectures on the Psychology of Women, Fifth Edition, Long Grove, Illinois: Waveland Press.

Almond, A. (2016). Book Review: Health Psychology: Theory, Research, and Practice. David F. Marks, Michael Murray, Brian Evans, & Emee Vida Esracio. Psychology of Women
Quarterly, 40, 467. doi:10.1177/0361684316638845

Ayala, E., & Almond, A. (2016). (Accepted for publication: Psychology of Women Quarterly) Self-Care as Health Promotion: An Integrative Approach Using Concept Mapping and Feminist Theory

Almond, A. (2016) (Revised and resubmitted: Awaiting final determination from Ethnicity and Health). Measuring microaggressions in medical practice: Scale development and applications.

Almond, A. (2014). Ethnicity and clients (overview). In L. H. Cousins & J.G. Golson (Eds.),
Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Chrisler, J.C., & Almond, A.L. (2011). Menopause – medical aspects. In M.Z. Strange, C.K. Oyster, & J.G. Golson (Eds.), The multimedia encyclopedia of women in today’s world. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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