#60;b#62;Heather E. Bullock#60;/b#62; is an associate professor of psychology at University of California at Santa Cruz. Her research focuses on the social psychological dimensions of poverty and economic (in)justice, particularly discrimination against low-income women and the beliefs that predict support for a wide range of welfare and anti-poverty policies. Her work is guided by an overarching interest in the psychological processes and structural forces that contribute to the political mobilization of low and middle-income women on behalf of economic justice. She is the incoming director of the Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community at UC - Santa Cruz, a progressive research institute dedicated to tackling issues of diversity, equity, and social justice and the building of collaborative university-community partnerships.#60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;br#62;#60;p#62;Dr. Bullock has participated in a number of initiatives to raise psychologists' attention to class-based discrimination and poverty. She was a member of APA#8242;s Task Force on Socioeconomic Status (SES), which advocated successfully for the creation of a permanent standing committee on SES and social class within the APA. She is currently serving a three-year term on the newly established APA Committee on SES. She is currently co-chairing the Joint Task Force on Inclusion of Social Class in the Psychology Curriculum (Divisions 9 and 35). #60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;br#62;#60;p#62;Before moving joining the faculty at UCSC, Washington DC to serve as an APA/AAAS Congressional Fellow with the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, and Labor, and Pensions - Democratic Office. She worked for Senator Edward M. Kennedy on a wide range of social and economic issues related to poverty, racism, welfare reform, hunger, youth violence, and early childhood education. #60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;br#62;#60;p#62;Her published work appears in the Journal of Social Issues, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, and Feminism & Psychology. She co-authored, Psychology and Economic Injustice: Personal, Professional, and Political Intersections (2006) with Bernice Lott. She is currently serving on the editorial board of the Journal of Social Issues.