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.
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.