Psychology Distinguished Speaker Series

Thursday, Feb. 25 at 12:00pm, Psychology will welcome Barbara Fiese, Ph.D., as the second speaker in their new Distinguished Speaker Series.  Dr. Fiese is The Pampered Chef Ltd. endowed chair in family resiliency, professor of human development and family studies, and director of the Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research areas and interests include:

  • Child and Adolescent Development in Context
  • Diverse Families, Poverty / Inequality, and Social Justice
  • Health and Well-Being Across the Lifespan
  • Mixed Methods
  • Family Mealtimes
  • Family Routines
  • Household Food Insecurity and Child Wellbeing
  • Child Obesity Prevention
  • Child and Family Health

The talk will be held in the University Student Commons – Commonwealth Ballroom A and there will be opportunities for students and faculty members to meet with Dr. Fiese individually or in groups during her two-day visit.

More details to come, stay tuned! For any further questions please contact Jennifer Elswick.