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

Distinguished Lecture Series in Psychology, 2018-2019

Adversity and Resilience: Perils & Potential for Growth

FALL 2018

September 20, 2018 | Monsanto Auditorium in the Bond Life Sciences Center, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Jamie W. Pennebaker

Tracking people's lives through their words and stories
more information | lecture flyer (pdf) | suggested readings

Jamie W. Pennebaker
Regents Centennial Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin


October 11, 2018 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Brian Mustanski

What it would take to eliminate health disparities for LGBTQ teens
more information | suggested readings

Brian Mustanski
Professor of Medical and Social Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, Northwestern University


November 27, 2018 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Lisa Flores

Brown STEM/White STEM: Latinx Students’ Experiences in a White-Dominated Field
more information

Lisa Flores
Professor of and Program Director of Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri – Columbia


SPRING 2019

February 28, 2019 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Selcuk Sirin

Beyond food and shelter: Caring for Refugee Children
more information | suggested readings

Selcuk Sirin
Professor of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University


April 11, 2019 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Suniya Luthar

Risk and Resilience: The Critical Role of Authentic Connections
more information

Suniya Luthar
Foundation Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University, and Professor Emerita at Columbia University’s Teachers College


May 2, 2019 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Rachel Yehuda

TBA
more information

Rachel Yehuda
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC



All lectures are free and open to the public.

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Distinguished Lecture Series Contact:
Jacqueline Chenault, Department of Psychological Science
573-884-6277, chenaultj@missouri.edu