Meet a Pitzer Professor: Kathleen S. Yep
December 21, 2018
Learn more about Kathleen Yep, professor of Asian American Studies and Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs at Pitzer College. Through the courses she teaches and her research that focuses on health literacy and immigrant refugee elders, she teaches about social inequities
COPE-ing Skills – Bashel Lewis ’19
December 20, 2018
Bashel Lewis ’19 is a trendsetter and a trailblazer. The first in his family to go to college or to apply for a passport, Lewis started a blog called COPE to document his journey at Pitzer College and his travels abroad. Through this online forum, Lewis shares both his fashion sense and his life philosophy.
Faculty Foray: Nigel Boyle, Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Ulysses (U.J.) Sofia, Dean of W.M. Keck Science
December 5, 2018
Faculty Foray: Nigel Boyle, Dean of Faculty & Vice President for Academic Affairs and UJ Sofia, Dean of W.M. Keck Science discuss upcoming plans for Keck Science.
MCSI Lecture: Shannon Spaulding: How We Understand Others
December 5, 2018
In this MCSI lecture, speaker Shannon Spaulding talks about mindreading and the ability to make sense of what people are thinking.
Faculty Foray: Gael Sylvia Pullen ’78 and Kebokile Dengu-Zvobgo
November 7, 2018
Faculty Foray discussion about Study Abroad and Global Local Intersections with Gael Sylvia Pullen '78 and Kebokile Dengu-Zvobgo, Associate Dean, Study Abroad and International Programs
MCSI Lecture: Elizabeth A. Phelps: “Race and the brain: Insights from the neural systems of emotion and decisions”
November 6, 2018
In this talk, Harvard Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Elizabeth Phelps provides an overview of research on the neuroscience of race and emotion, focusing on implicit race attitudes that are expressed without conscious effort and control.
Faculty Foray: Halford Fairchild and Samuel Martin ’19
October 26, 2018
Halford Fairchild, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Africana Studies and Samuel Martin '19 discuss "Writing for World Peace: Students as Producers of Knowledge"
MCSI Lecture: Kristen Andrews: “Normative Cognition in Great Apes”
October 16, 2018
Drawing on primate and infant research, animal researcher Kristen Andrews offers another approach to examining the question of moral cognition in the great apes by examining the cognitive capacities required for normative thinking.
MCSI Lecture: Jody Armour: “Unconscious Bias: The Social Construction of Black Criminals”
October 9, 2018
In this talk, USC Professor of Law Jody David Armour explores how social perceptions of wrongdoers—especially their race, gender, and class—determine how decision makers view their moral culpability and just desserts.
Lecture Video: Hahrie Han: “People on the Move: Organizing for Climate Change”
October 1, 2018
Hahrie Han, Professor of Political Science at UCSB, examines what a social movement is and why we need it to solve the power problems that underlie climate injustice. She then examines ways to organize constituencies that build their power.