The Department of Psychological Sciences
in conjunction with the College of Arts and Science presents

Distinguished Lecture Series in Psychology, 2016-2017

Psychological Perspectives on Justice and Inequality

FALL 2016

September 13, 2016| Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

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The psychology of scarcity and its implications
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Eldar Shafir
William Stewart Todd Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University


Nov 10, 2016| Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

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Why so devout? Faith, inequality, and the future of religious fervor in America
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Ara Norenzayan
Professor of Psychology & Director of the Center for Human Evolution, Cognition and Culture, University of British Columbia


SPRING 2017

Mar 2, 2017 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

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Thinking about Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation in Mental and Physical Health Disparities
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Vickie Mays
Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, UCLA


Mar 23, 2017 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

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A theory of system justification
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John Jost
Professor of Psychology and Politics, and Co-Director of the Center for Social and Political Behavior, New York University


April 20, 2017 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

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Racially Biased Policing: Causes, Consequences, and Considerations
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Jack Glaser
Associate Professor & Dean, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California Berkeley




All lectures are free and open to the public.

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Distinguished Lecture Series Contact:
Kelly Davis, Department of Psychological Science
573-884-6277, daviskel@missouri.edu