Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership
"The Social World and the Meaning of the Message"
"The Social World and the Meaning of the Message: A 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Department of Psychology at the Colin Powell School"
Our June 5 symposium and luncheon caps a year of events commemorating the dramatic
inroads and contributions of the school's department of psychology.
Thursday, June 5, 2014, Noon to 6:30 p.m.
The Great Hall, Shepard Hall
Free and Open to the Public
|10 a.m.||Special session for clinical graduate psychology students with Professor Drew Westen, Shepard Hall, Rm. 106|
|Noon||Open and Welcome Remarks|
Dean Vince Boudreau
Robert Melara, Chair, Department of Psychology
|12:30 p.m. ||Lunch Served|
|1:45 p.m. ||Session I: A Look Back on 75 Years: Key Research Highlights|
Kenneth Clark's Impact on Brown vs. Board of Education
• Moderator: Monique Bown, clinical instructor, Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
• A.J. Franklin, the David S. Nelson chair, counseling, developmental, and educational psychology department at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education
• Lew Zuchman, adjunct psychology professor, Colin Powell School, and former "freedom rider"
|3:05 p.m.||Session II: The Future of Social Messaging|
• Zach Geller, Ph.D. clinical psychology student, The Graduate Center, City University and City College of New York
• Hal Spielman, sociologist by training, and specialist in advertising, marketing and communications research
• Leora Trub, assistant professor of psychology, Pace University
|4:30 p.m.||"Three Principles of Effective Political
Communication: Openly Addressing the Conflicts at the Heart of Issues
Like Racial Politics"|
• Drew Westen, professor of psychology, Emory University, author of The Political Brain
DREW WESTEN, author of The Political Brain, 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. More