About Brad Olson, PhD
Brad Olson, Ph.D. is a Community Psychologist and assistant professor at National Louis University in Chicago, IL. He is President of Psychologists for Social Responsibility and co-founder of the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology. He will become President-Elect of Div. 48 (Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence) of the American Psychological Association. His research and action-related interests include nonviolence, community organizing, and human rights. He was past chair of Divisions for Social Justice (DSJ), a collection of 12 divisions of the APA working on social justice issues in psychology, and has had held a wide variety of positions on the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA) executive board, including member-at-large and is the co-editor of the SCRA book series on community psychology.