Boston University honors Hollis, Social Justice Advocate/Educator

Posted by on Sep 8, 2022 in bullying, Discrimination, Uncategorized, workplace bullying

Boston University honors Hollis, Social Justice Advocate/Educator   Boston University honors Hollis, Social Justice Advocate/Educator   Boston University honors Hollis, Social Justice Advocate/Educator Dr. Leah P. Hollis, a Boston University, Martin Luther King Jr Fellow for Social Justice, has been awarded the Lucy Wheelock Alumni Award for 2022. Specifically, the Boston University/Wheelock alumni network honors Hollis for “championing causes such as workplace bullying, discrimination, pay inequity, and gender bias.” Many of her colleagues comment that Hollis’ advocacy inspired the historic 9% raise for faculty and the introduction of more substantial pay bumps as the point of tenure and promotion. Boston University Professor and Dean Emeritus, Dr. Hardin Coleman stated, “it is impressive they way in which Dr, Hollis uses her research and practical experience to effect real change in the world that often benefits the most vulnerable.” Hollis’s  efforts align with the Morgan State core values of excellence, integrity, respect, diversity, innovation, and leadership. Therefore, she is a recent awardee of the Dr. Iva G Jones award, the highest award bestowed on faculty at Morgan State University for research, teaching, services, and character. Hollis has dedicated her academic research to workplace bullying and specifically how bullying disproportionately affects women and people of color.   Her research informs her Social Justice course which won an award from AERA (American Educational Research Association). Hollis has penned over 50 articles and worked with over 300 colleges and universities to curtail costly and health-harming workplace bullying on campus.  In the last year, she has completed two books with Routledge, Human Resource Perspectives on Workplace Bullying in Higher Education Understanding Vulnerable Employees’ Experiences (2021) and Black Women, Intersectionality, and Workplace Bullying Intersecting Distress(2022).  Hollis continues to work through her consulting group, Patricia Berkly...

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Miami University & Metropolitan State

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in bullying, Discrimination, workplace bullying

Dr. Hollis was out again this winter spreading the word about workplace bullying in higher education. First, she visited Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her two day trip included a training for the School of Education, and the second day she participated on a panel for the Psychology Department. This March 2019, Dr. Hollis visited Metropolitan State in St. Paul, MN. Her keynote talk for the faculty reflected on how workplace bullying hurts diversity. She also gave some solutions on how leaders can stamp out abusive bullying behaviors. If you would like Dr. Hollis to visit your campus, contact us directly. Time is overdue to STOP! workplace bullying on...

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