Black Excellence in Psychology Symposium

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Join the School of Psychology online on March 25 for our Zoom webinar: Black Excellence in Psychology Symposium. Virtual seating is limited to first 1,000.

Registration is free but required: bit.ly/GT_BEP22

Ruth Winifred Howard (March 25, 1900 – February 12, 1997) was one of the first African-American women to earn a Ph.D. in psychology. Her research focused on children with special needs. Join us as we celebrate her birthday anniversary with five distinguished psychologists.

  • Gina Poe, Ph.D. (UCLA)
    How the Brain Actively Promotes Memory, Cognition and Mental Health Uniquely During Sleep
  • Zenzi Griffin, Ph.D. (Univ. Texas)
    Talking and Timing: What Eye Movements Tell Us About Speaking
  • Lewis Wheaton, Ph.D. (Georgia Tech)
    Gaze and Motor Rehabilitation: How Visual Perception May Support Motor Learning
  • Vonetta Dotson, Ph.D. (Georgia State)
    Vascular Contributions to Racial Disparities in Cognitive and Mood Disorders in Late Life
  • Nse Ufot, J.D. (New Georgia Project)
    Psychology and Civic Engagement: The New Georgia Project’s Quest to Change Hearts, Minds and Behavior


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