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Marvel June Allard, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Allard has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of psychology and higher education

    AUBURN, MA, May 07, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Marvel June Allard, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Allard celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Allard is noted as a professor emerita of psychology with Worcester State University in Massachusetts, having taught for more than 30 years until retiring in 2005. She was additionally active with the aforementioned university as the chairperson of the department of social and behavioral science and psychology from 1992 to 2005. Prior to her commitments in Massachusetts, Dr. Allard further worked as a project director and research scientist at American University in Washington, D.C., a research associate at the Computer Institute for Social Science Research at Michigan State University in East Lansing and a corporate senior scientist at Operations Research Inc., now known as Leasco Systems, in Bethesda, Maryland.

As an expert in operations research and program assessment and evaluation, Dr. Allard flourished for many decades as a research consultant, beginning in 1970. Having consulted on behalf of Yankelovich Company in New York, Dr. Allard also flourished as a consultant and senior examiner for International Baccalaureate Organization, a non-profit headquartered in Switzerland that offers international education programs to students from all over the world.

Furthermore, Dr. Allard found success as an international lecturer for Framingham State University in Framingham, Massachusetts and an adjunct professor at Assumption College in Worcester. She has notably taught research courses in 14 different countries throughout her academic career. Likewise, she co-authored all six editions (1995, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2015) of the textbook "Understanding and Managing Diversity: Readings, Cases, and Exercises" with Carol Harvey. Additionally, Dr. Allard has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and participated in multiple international presentations based on her research. In addition, she co-authored with Pamela McKay "Algeria" and "Egypt," two chapters which appeared in the World Education Encyclopedia: A Survey of Educational Systems Worldwide in 2002.

Aligned with several civic and non-profit organizations throughout her career, Dr. Allard has been a member of the Worcester County Horticultural Society and the American Psychological Association. She also served on the board directors of Girls, Inc. in Worcester and as a past president and former member of the board of trustees of Worcester State Hospital. Dr. Allard was also distinguished as a seven time National Science Foundation fellow at Michigan State University.

Dr. Allard notably pursued an education at Michigan State University, from which she earned an undergraduate degree with high honors as well as a master's degree and a Doctor of Philosophy. She has been recognized by multiple national professional organizations and honor societies. A celebrated Marquis listee, Dr. Allard has been highlighted in the first edition of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, the 24th edition of Who's Who in the East and the 17th and 26th through 28th editions of Who's Who of American Women.

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