Tag Archives: Psychology

Biological Anthropologist Helen Fisher to Give Questioning Passion Lecture

Helen Fisher

Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist, author and professor, will lecture on Feb. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. Her lecture is part of Washington and Lee University’s year-long Questioning Passion series.

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David G. Elmes Pathfinder Prize in Psychology Awarded to Emma Swabb ’16

Emma Swabb '16

Emma Swabb, a Washington and Lee University senior from Erie, Pennsylvania, has been awarded the 2015 David G. Elmes Pathfinder Prize in Psychology.

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W&L Psychology Professor Julie Woodzicka to Lecture on Disparagement Humor in her Inaugural Urquhart ’11 Term Professorship

Julie Woodzicka

Julie Woodzicka, professor of psychology at Washington and Lee University, will give her inaugural lecture marking her appointment as the Abigail Grigsby Urquhart ’11 Term Professor on Jan. 15, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Philosophy Professor Lars Svendsen to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series

Lars Svendsen

Lars Svendsen, professor of philosophy at the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway, will lecture on Jan. 14, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons, as part of Washington and Lee University’s year-long Questioning Passion series.

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Toy Story: Psychology Professor Lends Her Voice to No-Gender December

Megan Fulcher

'Tis the season for giving gifts, and Megan Fulcher, associate professor of psychology at Washington and Lee University, appears on an Australian website promoting a no-gender December.

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Literary Critic Philip Fisher to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series on Nov. 12

Professor Philip Fisher Photographer:  Rose Lincoln/Harvard News Office

Philip Fisher, the Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English at Harvard University, will lecture as part of the Questioning Passion series at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 12 at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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Barbara Fredrickson is Inaugural Lecturer in Questioning Passion Seminar

Barbara Fredrickson, psychology at the University of North Carolina

Barbara Fredrickson, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at UNC, will give the inaugural lecture in the Questioning Passion interdisciplinary seminar series at Washington and Lee.

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The New Yorker Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff, to Speak at W&L

Bob Mankoff

Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor of The New Yorker, will give a public talk at Washington and Lee University on May 18, at 4:30 p.m. at Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.

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Washington and Lee Student Consulting Names New Executive Directors

Shelby Hendricks and Inga Wells

Shelbi Hendricks '16 and Inga Wells '16 have been named the new executive directors of Washington and Lee Student Consulting. Student Consulting provides pro bono consulting services to non-profit and for-profit organizations.

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Rachel Herz, Expert on Psychology of Smell, to Give Keynote Speech for SSA

Rachel Herz. Photo Credit: Christine Acebo

Rachel S. Herz, a world-renowned expert on the psychology of smell, will give the keynote speech for Washington and Lee University's Science, Society and the Arts on March 13 in Evans Dining Hall. The title of Herz' lecture is "The Scent of Desire."

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