Shannon Lynch Appointed to Committee on Women in Psychology

Shannon Lynch, Psychology Professor, has been appointed to the Committee on Women in Psychology for a three year term. The Committee on Women in Psychology is a standing committee of the American Psychological Association (http://www.apa.org/pi/women/committee/). It has six members. The committee collects information regarding the status on women in psychology and develops and informs policy recommendations that affect women's lives. The committee has produced a Changing Gender Composition in Psychology report and a resolution on Human Trafficking that have been approved and will be published this spring. An ongoing task is a project focused on sexual assaults on campuses and campus climates. Dr. Lynch attended the consolidated spring meetings for this committee assignment March 24-26 in Washington DC. Dr Lynch indicated "It is an honor to be selected to served on this committee. I am excited for this opportunity to inform health policy affecting women and children in the United States".

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