Department of Psychology – Sparling Lecture Series.
The Department of Psychology cordially invites you to attend the Spring 2012 Sparling Lecture Series. Please note that all of the Sparling lectures will take place from 4:30-5:30pm in AUD-309 and SCH-311 (the teleconferencing rooms). Refreshments will be provided.
Kicking off the series this semester, Dr. Kimberly Dienes, Assistant Professor of Psychology, will discuss her work, “The biopsychosocial model of risk for depression: Mechanisms of stress sensitivity” on January 25, 2012.
Then, on February 15, 2012, Mr. Addison Monroe, an intraoperative neurodiagnostician and a Roosevelt Psychology alumni, will discuss his career experiences as part of Career Services’ “What can I do… with a major in psychology?” week. This lecture is co-sponsored by both Psych Club and Psi-Chi Schaumburg.
On February 29, 2012, Dr. Ed Rossini, Professor of Psychology, and Dr. JamesChoca, Professor and Chair of Psychology, will present their work, “Using clock drawings in neuropsychological assessment.”
On March 21, 2012, Dr. Thomas Farmer, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology and Associate Director of Training, will present his work, “Neuropsychological moderators of social skills in children with primary generalized and complex partial seizures.”
Lastly, on April 18, 2012, Dr. Melissa Sisco, Assistant Professor of Psychology, will present her work, “Mentorship with gang-related youth: Real world applications, possibilities, and obstacles.”