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The Social World and the Meaning of the Message: A 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Psychology Department at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership”

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

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Join us on June 5, 2014 as we celebrate our 
Psychology Department's 75th Anniversary 


 

June 5, 2014

 

Celebrating the past 75 years, looking ahead to the future

 

12:00 PM

Opening Remarks

Vince Boudreau, Dean  

 

Welcome Remarks

 Robert Melara, Chair,  

Department of Psychology 

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  

Lunch Served 

 

1:45 PM

Session I:  

A Look Back on the  

Past 75 Years: 

 

Key Research Highlights 

 

Kenneth Clark's Impact  

on Brown vs Board of Education

     

Lew Zuchman, Guest Speaker

 

     A.J. Franklin, GuestSpeaker  

 

Monique Bowen, Moderator 

  

3:05 PM
Session II

Social Messaging  

 

Harold M. Spielman,  

Guest Speaker

 

Zach Geller,  

Guest Speaker 

 

 Leora Trub, Guest Speaker 

 

4:30 PM 

Key Note Address 

by Drew Westen 

 

"The Social World and the Meaning of the Message: A 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Psychology Department at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership" caps a year of celebratory events, which commemorate the dramatic inroads and contributions that the Colin Powell School's Department of Psychology has made to the field in its 75 years.

 

This conference both celebrates the past 75 years and looks ahead to the future.

 

Panel One: 
Research highlights include those of Kenneth Clark, the trailblazing African-American psychologist and tenured CCNY professor. The Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision drew directly from Clark's research findings. 
 
Panel Two:
Panel looks at the future of social messaging including its importance to and use in networking and relationship building.

 Keynote Speaker:

Drew Westen

Drew Westen

Professor of Psychology, Emory University, Author of The Political Brain, The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation

“Three Principles of Effective Political Communication:  Openly Addressing the Conflicts at the Heart of Issues Like Racial Politics”

About Drew Westen
Professor Westen received his B.A. at Harvard University, an M.A. in Social and Political Thought at the University of Sussex (England), and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Michigan, where he subsequently taught for six years. For several years he was Chief Psychologist at Cambridge Hospital and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. His major areas of research are personality disorders, adolescent psychopathology, political psychology, psychotherapy effectiveness, and the interface of psychodynamics and neuroscience. An active clinician, researcher, and political consultant, Dr. Westen is the Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator for two grants from NIMH.  His book, The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation, has had a wide influence on elections internationally.  He has advised a wide range of candidates and organizations, from presidential campaigns to the U.S. House and Senate Caucuses, and has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and a range of other publications.

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Colin Powell School -- Shepard Hall, Great Hall at the City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is a leading center for social research and education with a particular emphasis on addressing problems that impede equity, diversity, prosperity, stability, and peace in our society and across the world. Specifically, the school:

  • provides rigorous degree programs that foster leadership and public-spiritedness by integrating service, leadership training, and mentoring into the curriculum, and ensuring that students engage with real-world problems;
  • maintains and supports a faculty dedicated to the highest standards of research and to the university’s democratic and public obligations, including the responsibility to disseminate research in usable forms to concerned audiences, particularly to those striving to redress injustice or disparity;
  • serves as a forum for experts, policymakers, community leaders, and others dealing with the major challenges of our time in ways that dismantle traditional barriers between the academic world, proximate communities, and the broader public.
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