Are yu interested in study abroad for Fall, 2020 or later? Then attend this workshop! Psychology students who have studied abroad will discuss their experiences and answer your questions. A representative from the University’s International Programs Office and Julie Pahl will also attend to discuss everything you need to know about applying to various exchange programs (some of which include internships). Pack your bags!
As representatives from the faculty Diversity Committee, Tara Mandalaywala and Jen McDermott will meet with the Developmental Science community to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom. The discussion will include: (1) discussing results of a climate survey conducted in our department ~2 years ago, (2) reviewing a handbook that the committee created that aims to help foster a greater sense of inclusion in our classrooms, and (3) have a discussion and gather feedback on the handbook to make sure it represents the program area, and department, as a whole.
Glenn Baker PhD, Visiting Professor of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College, will present a talk entitled The Log in My Eye: Awareness, Acceptance, and Correction of Partisan Political Bias.
Julia Minson PhD, Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of government, will present a talk entitled, "Toward a Comprehensive Understanding of Receptiveness to Opposing Views."
Rudd Family Visiting Professor, Dr. Jean Rhodes, will present a lecture in which she will draw on her three decades of research to provide an overview of youth mentoring. Rhodes will discuss the cultural assumptions and unique history that brought the mentoring field to this point, and detail new developments that position the field for an explosion of innovation.