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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Michigan State University

Dr Lucy Thompson (her/she) is a feminist psychologist working in the fields of critical and organizational psychology.

Her work is interested in understanding the personal-political nexus of institutional violence and trauma. Her broad areas of interest include feminist psychological perspectives on work and organizations, institutional perspectives on identities, power, violence, and qualitative psychological research methodologies. Lucy earned her PhD in Organizational Psychology from the Gender and Sexualities Research Program in the Department of Psychology at Leeds Beckett University in 2014.

She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at Michigan State University’s Center for Gender in Global Context and co-director of Psygentra.


  • 2018–2021
    Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
  • 2013–2016
    Senior Lecturer, Leeds Beckett University