Departmental Colloquia and Public Seminars

Department Colloquiums are open to the public and are held on specific Wednesdays during the Fall and Spring semesters at 4pm in room 614 Schermerhorn Hall.

*Please note that all Fall 2021 talks will be held via Zoom

Fall 2021 Schedule

  • September 22nd, 2021
    Speaker: Bianca Jones Marlin
    Title: "Nature, Nurture, and the Science of Parenthood"

  • October 6th, 2021
    Speaker: Eli Finkel
    Title: "Fighting Phantoms: Political Disagreement vs Disdain in the American Body Politic" 

  • October 20th, 2021
    Speaker: Joseph Gone
    Title: "'Re-imagining Mental Health Services for American Indian Communities: Centering Indigenous Perspectives"

  • November 3rd, 2021
    Speaker: Andres Bendesky
    Title: "Genetics and Neurobiology of Parental Care in Monogamous Rodents"

  • November 17th, 2021
    Speaker: Ralph Hertwig
    Title: "How Behavioral Sciences Can Promote Truth Autonomy and Democratic Discourse Online"

  • December 1st, 2021
    Speaker: Elizabeth Redcay
    Title: "TBD"

SPRING 2022 Schedule

  • January 26th, 2022
    Speaker: Eve De Rosa
    Title: "TBD"

  • February 9th, 2022
    Speaker: Kate Turetsky
    Title: "TBD"

  • February 23rd, 2022
    Speaker: TBD
    Title: "TBD"

  • March 9th, 2022
    Speaker: Stephanie Rowley
    Title: "TBD"

  • March 23rd, 2022
    Speaker: Rashmita Mistry
    Title: "TBD"

  • April 6th, 2022
    Mamie Phipps Clark & Kenneth B. Clark Distinguished Lecture Series
    Speaker: Jeanne Theoharis & Jennifer Parker
    Title: "TBD"

  • April 20th, 2022
    Speaker: Donald Hood
    Title: TBD

Monday seminars are open to the public and take place in Schermerhorn Hall, Room 200B on Mondays from 12:10-1:30pm. 

FALL 2021 Schedule

September 13th, 2021 (Hybrid)
Speakers: John Thorp, Wangjing Yu, Camille Gasser (Master's Talk)

September 20th, 2021 (Hybrid)
Speakers: Ben Silver, Jacob Edwards, Anna Vannucci (Master's Talk)

​​​​​September 27th, 2021 (Hybrid)
Speakers: Ana DiGiovanni, Margaux Wienk, Lisa Pegram (Master's Talk)

Octorber 4th, 2021 (Hybrid)
Speakers: Dima Amso, Lila Davachi, Geraldine Downey, Alfredo Spagna

October 11th, 2021 (Hybrid) 
Speakers: Carl Schoonover & Andrew Fink (Postdocs w/ Richard Axel)

October 18th, 2021 (Hybrid)
Speaker: Kai Ruggeri (Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia)

October 25th, 2021 (Virtual)
Speaker: Noel Vest (Stanford University)

November 8th, 2021 (Virtual)
Speaker: Margaret Echelbarger (University of Chicago)

November 15th, 2021 (Hybrid)
Speaker: Ariel Mosley 

November 22nd, 2021 (Virtual)
Speaker: Kaitlyn Werner (University of Toronto)

November 29th, 2021 (Hybrid)
Speaker: Megan Goldring (Student Led Talk)

December 6th, 2021 (Hybrid)
Speaker: Adam Mastroianni (Columbia Business School)

December 13th, 2021 (Virtual)
Speaker: David Clewitt (UCLA)


SPRING 2022 Schedule




For current schedule, see here

For a current schedule, see here