Social Psychologist Discusses Immigration in Lecture at Denison
Date of Event: April 6, 2009
Posted: March 27, 2009
Kay Deaux, the distinguished professor of psychology and women’s studies at City University of New York Graduate Center, will give a presentation titled “Psychology of Immigrants: To See and To Be” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 6, in Denison’s Slayter Hall Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). The talk is sponsored by the J.S. Kantor Lecture Series and the McGregor Lecture Series. Deaux will give a second presentation, a psychology department colloquium, at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, in Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). Both lectures are free and open to the public.
In addition to an active research program, Deaux has taught seminars on topics such as social identity, gender and the law, and social representations. Her most recent research has been directed toward the social psychological aspects of immigration. She is the author or co-author of numerous publications and books including “To Be an Immigrant,” “Representations of the Social: Bridging theoretical traditions,” and “The Behavior of Women and Men.”
A past president of three major professional societies, Deaux has been a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences. Most recently, she received the Kurt Lewin award.
Funded by his daughter, the J.R. Kantor lectureship strives to bring to Denison psychologists whose work reflects the qualities Kantor demonstrated in his career. The McGregor Connections Initiative at Denison University connects students with renowned scholars and activists, highlights intersections between academic disciplines and fosters academic achievement.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Kay Deaux, City University of New York Graduate Center, will lecture on “Psychology of Immigration” at 7:30 p.m. on Mon., April 6, in Slayter Hall Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Kay Deaux, City University of New York Graduate Center, will present a psychology department colloquium at 4:30 p.m. on Tues., April 7, in Higley Hall Auditorium (150 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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