Center for Social Science Research Opens Spring Colloquium Series Today

Posted: February 3, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Center for Social Science Research is hosting its Spring Colloquium Series starting today with “Letting the Guilty Go Free: Blacks’ and Whites’ Willingness to Participate in Jury Nullification,” presented by Devon Johnson, assistant professor in the Administration of Justice Program. All talks in the series will be held from 3 to 4:15 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D3 A and B.

On March 2, Lisa Sparks, associate professor of communication, will present “Cancer, Communication, and Cognition: Message Processing among Older Adults Facing Serious Illnesses.”

On March 30, Susanne Denham, professor of psychology, will discuss “Preschool Understanding of Emotions: Contributions to Classroom Anger and Aggression.”

On April 6, William Bainbridge, adjunct professor of sociology and anthropology, will present “New Technologies and Techniques for Social Scientific Research: Studying New Religious Movements.” Bainbridge is also the program director for Science and Engineering Informatics with the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems at the National Science Foundation.

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