CHHD Colloquium Series
Core CHHD activities include the interdisciplinary colloquium series (usually offered in coordination with the graduate and faculty seminar) and special invited lectures. Leading and emerging researchers present their current work at the intersecting concerns of the three CHHD domains: Culture, Health, and Human Development.
2013 Interdisciplinary Conference on Health, Workplace, and Environment - TBA soon!
Fall 2011 Invited Lecture
Co-Sponsored by the UConn School of Business
Piotr Olaf Zylicz, PhD
Vice-President, Polish Foundation for Management Research
Entrepreneural Leadership in Post-Communist Poland
|October 6, 2011, time TBA|
Board Room, UConn School of Business
Spring Colloquium Series 2011
4:00 PM in room 18 of the Family Studies Building
*Click on the name to view presentation summary
||James Georgas, Ph.D.
University of Athens, Greece
"How different and similar are families across cultures? A 30-nation study"
||Saskia van Schaik, M.A.
University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
"Cultural diversity in center-based early childhood care in the Netherlands: Challenge or resource?"
||Martha Julia García-Sellers, Ph.D.
Tufts University, USA
"Questioning the generality of theory and methodology for effective home and school interventions"
||Charles M. Super, Ph.D. & Caroline J. Mavridis, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut, USA
"Parent education in diverse cultural contexts: Design and implementation"
Spring 2009 Colloquium Series
||Ughetta Moscardino, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology, University of Padua, Italy
"Parental ethnotheories of infant health and development among immigrant mothers in Italy"
||Elena L. Grigorenko, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of the Graduate Program, Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut
"Challenges to the assessment of abilities and competencies in the era of globalization"
||Pouran Faghri, MD, MS, FACSM
Professor and Director of the Graduate Program, Department of Allied Health Sciences, U. of Connecticut
"Working life and healthy workplace: Issues to consider"
||Beth Muller, APRN
University of Connecticut Health Center
"Interviewing and understanding children from diverse cultural backgrounds: A clinical perspective"
Spring 2008 Colloquium
||Oumar Barry, Ph.D.
Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal
Marian Zeitlin, Ph.D.
"Designing a School Readiness Program in Senegal: Developmental Tests, Nutritional Assessment, and Home Life"
Spring 2007 Colloquium Series
Links to previous series:
2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999
Below is a collage of pictures from past colloquia.
From Upper Left:
- Robert LeVine (Harvard University), 2003;
- Charles Super, Steve Suomi (National Institutes of Health), Sara Harkness, and Lee Pachter discuss Suomi’s presentation in 2005;
- Xinyin Chen (University of Western Ontario), 2003;
- Tom Miller, 2004;
- Anna Lartey (University of Ghana), 2002;
- Carol Lammi-Keefe, 2001;
- Jerome Kagan (Harvard University), 2002;
- rapt members of the audience;
- Amy Miller, Lee Pachter, and Sara Harkness discuss Pachter’s presentation in 2005;
- Fabienne Doucet, 2004;
- Carol Worthman (Emory University), 2002;
- Robert Sternberg (Yale University), 2004.