New Alumna Dissertation Highlights Impact of Pandemic Era Video Communication

Betty Johnson

President of Bridging the Difference, LLC, and PhD in Leadership and Change alumna Dr. Betty Johnson has just published her dissertation entitled, Video Meetings in a Pandemic Era: Emotional Exhaustion, Stressors, and CopingThis exploratory mixed-methods study aims to address, in part, the scientific knowledge gap regarding video meetings as a source of emotional labor. This new publication is particularly timely given the societal shifts in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic causing the adoption of video meetings to mitigate contagion fears. Dr. Johnson’s goal of this research focused on generating scientific knowledge to support recommendations regarding the ways in which employers could better care for employee energies, in which employees could better care for themselves, and in turn each other when meeting together to prevent or alleviate their exhaustion. Dr. Johnson’s experience includes over three decades of international leadership and change consulting expertise amongst a wide range of sectors and throughout a myriad of organizational levels. Her professional purpose is directed toward helping leaders generate engagement, high performance, positive relationships, and meaning for themselves and others.

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Counseling and Collaboration in Western Massachusetts

Susan M. Quigley, PsyD and Elaine F. Campbell, PsyD, both graduated from Antioch New England’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program in 1999. They supported each other through their studies and collaborated on their doctoral dissertations. Over the years they’ve maintained a professional exchange and friendship that is a testament to its beginnings at Antioch.

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Antioch University Legacy Society: Giving That Extends Beyond Our Lifetimes

Ander was inspired to give back to the university which helped to shape her fulfilling career as an educator. Now, as a donor, she’s part of a new community: The Antioch University Legacy Society, which is a planned giving initiative centered around the celebration of individuals and families who have included the university in their estate plans, wills, or gifts of assets.

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