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Janet De Merode, PhD
Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology
Areas of Instruction
Scholarly & Professional Interests
Honors and Awards
Other Professional Activities
Areas of Instruction:
Global Media and Social Advocacy
Media and International Psychology
Scholarly & Professional Interests:
Psychological well-being of refugees
Sequelae of child refugee trauma
Lives of emigrants
Use of technology with non- or low-literate populations
Qualitative research methods
Use of media in research
APA Divisions 52 (International Psychology) and 9 (Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues)
Psychologists for Social Responsibility
United Nations Development Fund for Women
Honors and Awards:
In 1985, Janet was awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre Nationale by the Malian Government, in recognition of her contribution to the nation's development.
Psi Chi Honor Society
Derwin, E. B., & de Merode, J. (2012, in press). Inside media psychology: The story of an emerging discipline as told by a leading journal. In K. E. Dill (Ed.),
The Oxford Handbook of Media Psychology
. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Freimuth, M., de Merode, J., Brownfield, C., Carbonaro, S., & Barreca, L. (2011, in press). A review of “Encounter Groups for Addictions: The Therapeutic Community” Training Series.
Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery
, (6), 336-338.
de Merode, J. & Reyes, G., (2008). Artistic depictions of trauma, in
The Encyclopedia of Trauma
, New York, NY: Wiley.
de Merode, J. (2006). Innovations and principles for success of the United Nations Literacy Decade,
International Journal of Learning
de Merode, J. (1994). A Global Agenda on Population Issues: Cairo and Beyond,
Harvard International Review
de Merode, J. (1993). Health Care and Safe Motherhood,
Adjunct Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
Other Professional Activities:
2011-present: Associate Faculty, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, International Psychology Doctoral Program
1996-present: Strategic Management Consultant, international organizations and non-profits.
2008-2010: Adjunct psychology faculty: Fielding Graduate University; UCLA Extension; Art Institute of Washington.
1997-2004: Founder and CEO, GlobalMed.
1993-1994: Director of the Population, Health and Nutrition research department of the World Bank.
1974-1992: Development Economist and Manager, World Bank.
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