Tuesday, November 5, 2019
9:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.


Adelphi University
University Center Ballroom

Psychology Day 2019: Racialized Responses to Police & Protest An(other) American Dilemma?

All are welcome! Come celebrate psychology and learn what the Adelphi Psychology program has to offer.

Please join us in bringing the Derner School of Psychology family together to celebrate psychology and our diverse community, while introducing current and future students to what Derner offers. At the event, we will hear from keynote speaker, Dr. Collin W. Leach, professor of Psychology & Africana Studies at Barnard College- Columbia University. The event will also feature an interdisciplinary Adelphi faculty panel, an Adelphi diversity research showcase, and a racial equity training for students.


9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Performing Arts Center
Opening Remarks
Dean Jacques Barber, Ph.D. & Dr. Perry Greene
9:30 a.m.–10:40 a.m.
Performing Arts Center
Keynote with Dr. Colin Leach
10:45 a.m.–11:10 a.m.
Performing Arts Center
Coffee Break & Diversity Research Poster Walk
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Performing Arts Center
Interdisciplinary Faculty Panel
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Adelphi Room, Nexus Building
Faculty & Racial Equity Student Trainees Lunch
1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Nexus Building
Student Diversity Training

Keynote Speaker

Professor Leach is a social and personality psychologist and an elected fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology and the Society of Personality and Social Psychology. He is a 2017 recipient of the Kurt Lewin medal for scientific contribution from the European Association of Social Psychology and has held (U.C. Berkeley) Chancellors, Ford Foundation, and Wallenberg Foundation research fellowships. In addition to authoring nearly 100 journal articles and book chapters, he is currently co-editor of the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.


For further information, please contact:

Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology
p – 516.877.4800