Science of Human Diversity Special Series

Science of Diversity

Dates and Speakers:

Kristina Olson | May 11th, 2017 - 4PM

Alice Eagly | June 1st, 2017 - 4PM

Elaine Tanaka | June 8th, 2017 - 4PM

All speaking series talks will be held in the Crick Conference Room. Mandler Hall room 3545.

Description: In this special series, we will explore the psychological science of human diversity. Spanning questions including the nature of human diversity, attitudes toward it, reasons for lack of diversity in the workplace, and how diversity affects creativity and the academic years (Fall 2016 to Spring 2019). The series will feature nine talks from world famous experts on diversity science, who approach the question from the perspective of behavior, child development, and human decision making. This series will investigate case studies including: gender, sexual orientation, political ideology, race, religion, and how we can study the nature and impact of diversity in each case from a scientific perspective.

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