2021-22 Psychology Lecture Series: The Psychology of COVID-19 and Public Health

Submitted by Angela Draheim Academic Program Coordinator and Departmental Web Specialist
September 21, 2021 - 2:53 pm

The psychology department welcomes you to join us for this year's lecture series which will explore various elements of “The Psychology of COVID-19 and Public Health” by inviting four researchers specializing in understanding the role of psychological processes in understanding the effects of COVID-19 and public health issues more broadly. All lectures will be held virtually via Zoom with registration required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Look for individual speaker announcements or the speakers' respective event calendar info linked below for more lecture and access details. For all events the speaker will be available for a 30-minute post-Q&A informal chat with faculty, staff and students using the same link as the respective lecture.


Wednesday, September 22; 4:45 pm; virtual access details

Dr. Nickola Overall (University of Auckland) will speak on Family Stress, Risk and Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” 


Friday, October 22; 2:45 pm; virtual access details

Dr. Cixin Wang (University of Maryland) will speak on COVID-19 Racism towards Asian American Youth: Consequences and Solutions.” 


Friday, February 18; 2:45 pm, virtual access details

Dr. Jessica Fish (University of Maryland) will speak on "Advancing Research and Practice to Address LGBTQ Youth Mental Health during COVID and Beyond.


Friday, February 25th; 4:45 pm, virtual access details

Dr. Rama Cousik (Purdue University Fort Wayne) will speak on Topic TBA (related to COVID-19 and disability/inclusion)


Announcement Group