- Lecturer, Natural and Applied Sciences
- Ed.D Administration, Planning and Social Policy Harvard Graduate School of Education
- EdM Harvard Graduate School of Education
- BA University of Massachusetts Boston
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Adult development and aging, gender psychology, social psychology, qualitative research methods
Contributions of a positive psychology-based conceptual framework in reducing physician burnout and improving well-being.
High consequence industries where human life or quality of life is at stake, including heath care and aviation; participatory action research.
Prior to joining the Bentley faculty, Dr. Sawyer was an organization development consultant for Second Curve Systems, the MITRE Corporation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and Arthur D. Little. She previously taught at Boston University's School of Public Health, Lesley University, and the University of Massachusetts Boston. Clarissa Sawyer earned her bachelor’s degree in adult training and development at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and her doctorate in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy with a focus on organizational behavior and leadership from Harvard University.
Professional MembershipsBoston Facilitators Roundtable 2020 - PresentNew England Psychological Association 2018 - PresentBentley Health Thought Leadership Network 2017 - PresentSociety for the Teaching of Psychology 2017 - PresentAssociation for Psychological Science 2017 - 2017
PresentationsSawyer, C. L. (2018). “Using Action Research to Teach Introduction to Social Psychology” Presented at the Bentley Office of Diversity and Inclusions Diversity and International Intensive Faculty Symposium Waltham, MA
Committee Member for Natural and Applied Sciences, Assessment and Assurance of Learning Committee 2017 - PresentWorkshop Designer and Facilitator for Natural and Applied Sciences Social Justice Syllabus Design Tool Workshop 2020 - 2020Committee Member for Tenure Track Cognitive Psychology Search Committee 2019 - 2020Task Force Member for NAS Fact or Fiction Working Group Workshop - 2018Committee Member for Psychology Curriculum Self-Study Committee, Natural and Applied Sciences 2018 - 2018
Committee Member for Sexism at Bentley Working Group 2020 - PresentTask Force Member for Racial Justice Task Force 2020 - PresentCommittee Member for Bentley’s Coordinated Community Response Team 2020 - PresentCommittee Member for Bentley Learning and Teaching Council 2019 - PresentMember for Bentley Health Thought Leadership Network 2018 - PresentTask Force Member for Bentley Beliefs Working Group 2018 - 2019Other for Strategic Planning Process - 2018Member for Bentley Health Thought Leadership Network - 2018