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  • Distinguished Alumni Speaker - Dr. Wendy Ostroff - "Academic Border Crossing: Integrating the Science of Development and Cognition into the Practice of Teaching and Learning"; Location TBD

    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 03:30

    Dr. Ostroff received her Ph.D. in Psychological Science from Virginia Tech in 2000 and is currently on the faculty of the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies at Sonoma State University in California.

  • Colloquium - Dr. Eric Surface "Title Forthcoming" - Location: TBD

    Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 03:30

    Dr. Eric A. Surface is an entrepreneur and industrial/organizational (I/O) psychologist who co-founded ALPS Solutions and currently serves as the president and principal scientist. Eric is an innovative business person, researcher, data analyst and leader who was recently elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and of the Society for Military Psychology. Eric strives to facilitate the use of evidence by clients to better analyze, learn, perform and succeed.

  • Colloquium - Dr. Jules Harrell: Title Forthcoming Location TBD

    Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 03:30

    Dr. Harrell is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Howard University. 

    A growing body of research explores the impact of encounters with racism or discrimination on physiological activity. Investigators have collected these data in laboratories and in controlled clinical settings. Several but not all of the studies suggest that higher blood pressure levels are associated with the tendency not to recall or report occurrences identified as racist and discriminatory.

  • Colloquium - Dr. Jungmeen Kim-Spoon "" - Location: TBD

    Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 03:30

    Dr. Kim-Spoon is a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech.  Her research interests are in the general area of developmental psychopathology, including:

  • Colloquium - Dr. Thomas Ollendick "TITLE TBD"

    Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 03:30

    Dr. Ollendick is a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech. Dr. Ollendick also holds an Honorary Doctorate in the Social Sciences from the University of Stockholm.  Most recently, he received the 2013 Lifetime/Achievement Career Award from the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies.