Geoffrey R. Loftus, PhD – Why should juries be told about human perception and memory?
November 1, 4-5:30 pm, GB Gage Gallery
Dr. Loftus is a professor of psychology at the University of Washington, and is well-regarded as a leading expert in human memory and perception. Dr. Loftus has testified as an expert witness on perception, memory, statistics, and video-game behavior in over 300 civil and criminal cases. Sponsored by the Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project and the Department of Psychology as part of the Wrongful Convictions Distinguished Speaker Series. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Professor Bethany Barratt at email@example.com or Professor Shari Berkowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard A. Leo, PhD/JD – False Confessions: Causes, Consequences, Solutions
November 14, 4-5:30 pm, GB Gage Gallery
Richard A. Leo, PhD/JD, joined the law faculty of the University of San Francisco in 2006, after previous service as a tenured professor of psychology and criminology at UC Irvine and as a professor of sociology and adjunct professor of law at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Dr. Leo is nationally and internationally known for his pioneering empirical research on police interrogation practices, the impact of Miranda, psychological coercion, false confessions, and wrongful convictions. Sponsored by the Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project and the Department of Psychology as part of the Wrongful Convictions Distinguished Speaker Series. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Professor Bethany Barratt at email@example.com or Professor Shari Berkowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Math Conference: Special Functions, Partial Differential Equations and Harmonic Analysis, a Conference in Honor of Calixto P. Calderón
November 16- November 18, Chicago Campus
The Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science is hosting a conference in honor of distinguished Professor of Mathematics Calixto Calderón, Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Calderón is part of what is known as the Calderón-Zygmund school of Harmonic Analysis (Alberto P. Calderón was his older brother). This school had its “epicenter” at the University of Chicago. For more information, contact Professor Wilfredo Urbina-Romero at email@example.com
November 30, 9 am – 4 pm, AUD Congress Lounge, 2nd Floor
The Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences is sponsoring its annual Math x-Position. All members of the Roosevelt University community are invited to attend the poster sessions, panels, keynote address and competitions that celebrate the work of our mathematics students. For more information, contact Professor Melanie Pivarski at firstname.lastname@example.org
RU Economics Seminar Series – Does Childhood Obesity Affect Cognitive Development?
December 5, 4:30-6 pm, AUD 720
The Department of Economics is hosting a lecture with David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy; Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and Economics; and Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. This lecture is part of the RU Economics Seminar Series and is open to all members of the Roosevelt community. For more information, contact Professor Steve Ziliak at email@example.com