2017 Gertrude Weigum Hinsz Lecture
NDSU’s Department of Human Development and Family Science is proud to announce that the 2017 Gertrude Weigum Hinsz Lecture.
“How Perceived Inequalities in Popularity or Physical Attractiveness Between Partners Contribute to Negative Friendship Experiences”
The speaker will be Dr. Jeffrey Parker, associate professor of psychology at the University of Alabama.
Event will be presented at 3:30 pm on Friday, March 3rd, in the Atrium of the NDSU Alumni Center.(Reception to follow)
Dr. Jeffrey G. Parker is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Alabama. He’s the author of numerous articles on the development of social competence in children and adolescents with a particular focus on how children’s friendships form and how they contribute to children’s adjustment. His most recent research focuses on children’s jealousy and envy surrounding their friendships and the role that these insecurities play in children’s aggression, gossip, and social exclusion. He is a past recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions to Psychology from the American Psychological Association and the Boyd McCandless Young Scientist Award from Division 7 (Developmental) of the American Psychological Association.