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Colloquium Series

Each semester the Department of Psychology sponsors a lecture series. Nationally-prominent researchers present their work on a variety of topics. These presentations are open to the public and free of charge. They are held every Friday from 3:30-5:00 PM in 230 Minard Hall. If you would like to receive regular emails with colloquium announcements just let us know.

*Articles associated with the colloquium, provided by the speaker will be posted when available.

Spring 2015 Schedule

Kathryn Gordon & Leah Irish
NDSU Dept. of Psychology

Graduate students only

Anthony Ruocco, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Psychology
Univ. of Toronto Scarborough

"Neurocognitive, Social-Cognitive
and Neuroimaging Findings
in Borderline Personality Disorder"


James E. Mitchell, M.D.
NRI Pres. and Scientific Director
Professor and Chairman
Dept. of Neuroscience UND
School of Medicine and Health Sciences

"Creativity and Mental Illness"
2/6/15Grad Students
Professional Development
Grant Writing
2/13/15Donald K. Warne, MD, MPH
Director, NDSU Master of Public Health Program
Associate Professor and
Mary J. Berg Distinguished Professorship
in Women's Health
"Impact of Historical Trauma on
American Indian Health Disparities"
2/20/15Molly Secor-Turner, Ph.D., MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Nursing
"Adolescent Health Risk and Protection:
A social-Contextual Approach"

Amanda van Lamsweerde, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept of Psychology

"Structural Limitations on the Functions
of Working Memory"

Yessenia Castro, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work
University of Texas at Austin

"Determinants of Smoking Cessation
among Diverse Groups"
3/13/15Kimberly Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.
Dept. of Psychological Sciences
Kansas State University
"Individual Differences in
Impulsive and Risky Choice"
3/20/15No Colloquium - Spring Break
3/27/15Martica Hall, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh
School of Medicine
"Sleep: A Critical yet Understudied
Component of Behavioral Medicine"

No Colloquium -Spring Recess


Clayton Hilmert, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Psychology

"The Psychology of Uteroplacental
Blood Flow: A First Look"
4/17/15Douglas Delahanty, Ph.D.
Dept. of Psychological Sciences
Kent State University
"Informing Early PTSD Prevention
Efforts in Trauma Victims"
4/24/15Susan Everson-Rose, Ph.D., MPH
Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Red River Psychology Conference
Thomas Joiner, Ph.D.
Robert O. Lawton Dist. Prof. of Psych
Department of Psychology
Florida State University
"Why People Die by Suicide"Fargo Theater
5/1/15Student Presentations

5/8/15Student Presentations




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Department of Psychology
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8622 / Fax: (701) 231-8426
Campus address: Minard Hall 232 
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2765 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Department Chair: James Council, Ph.D.
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Last Updated: Friday, April 10, 2015 1:48:03 PM