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November, 2021

UPCOMING NEW BOOK:

Unraveling Bias: How Prejudice has Shaped Children for Generations and How We Can Break the Cycle

 

January, 2021

The Village School of Louisville 

Bringing social justice into schools: The value of an anti-bias curriculum in the classroom. 

 

Past Invited Addresses

February, 2020

Gender Development in the 21st Century: Parents, Schools, Technology, and Culture. Keynote Address at Council on Contemporary Families Biennial Conference, Austin, TX.

 January, 2020 

Gender-based harassment in adolescence: The importance of macro and micro contexts. Department of Psychology Special Series on the Science of Diversity, University of California, San Diego.

 November, 2019 

 Gender and ethnic identity development. Developmental Psychology Lunch Series, University of Virginia.

 October, 2019 

 Gender-based harassment in adolescence: The importance of macro and micro contexts. Purdue University, Lafayette, IN.      

 Children’s knowledge and attitudes about politics and policies: Intersections with gender, ethnicity, and immigration status. Development of Political Thought Preconference at Cognitive Development Society, Louisville, KY.

 Identity matters: An action forum on children’s social identity development. Sesame Workshop/Ford Foundation, New York, NY.   

 September, 2019 

 Separating the science from the scientist. Human Development Institute. 

 Gender-progressive parenting. Parenting Forward Conference.

August, 2019 

Bias from the beginning: How the science of childhood can lead to a more just world. Scholar-in-Residence Address. Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC.

March, 2019

Gender empowerment starts at home: How families can promote gender equality. 63rd NGO Commission on the Status of Women (affiliated with United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and UN Women) New York, NY.

February, 2019
Immigrant kids in the U.S.: Perceptions of discrimination, ethnic identity, and attitudes about immigration. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

January, 2019
The power of gender stereotypes: The push and pull of parents, peers, and culture.Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Women in STEM: Insights from developmental science. American Association of University Women.

Gender-based harassment in adolescence: School contexts and developmental health.Clinical Psychology Brown Bag, University of Kentucky .

November, 2018
The wide lens of discrimination: How a range of negative interactions similarly shape developmental health.University of Maryland.

Gender equality in education. Brookings Institute, Girls’ Education Research and Policy Symposium, Washington, D.C.

Discrimination in adolescence: The role of aggression as a predictor, manifestation, and consequence. Keynote Address at Workshop on Aggression. Psychological University, Berlin, Germany.

October, 2018
Stereotypes, identity, and a sense of belonging. Diversity & Inclusion Forum, College of Business, University of Louisville.

September, 2018
Roots of (In)Equality: Insights from child psychology and education. Behavioral Approaches to Diversity Conference. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

June, 2018
Stereotypes, identity, and a sense of belonging. College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky.

March, 2018
Lessons I learned from the women in my life.
Keynote Address at Sarah Bennett Holmes Award Luncheon (March, 2018).

August 2017
Teaching beyond pink and blue. 
Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY.

April, 2017
The wide lens of discrimination: How a range of negative interactions similarly shape developmental health. Colloquium at University of Texas at Tyler.

The wide lens of discrimination: How a range of negative interactions similarly shape developmental health. Colloquium at University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

March, 2017
Raising gender nonconforming children in a gender stereotyped world. Colloquium at Marquette University, Milwaukee.

Raising children free of gender stereotypes: How to nurture self-confident and assertive girls and compassionate and empathetic boys. YWCA of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

The wide lens of discrimination: How a range of negative interactions similarly shape developmental health. Colloquium at University of Louisville.

February, 2017
A conversation about how a range of discrimination experiences shapes development. Arizona State University.

November, 2016
How racial biases shape judgments and perceptions: The impact of social psychology in the courtroom. 30 Years of Batson: A Retrospective. University of Kentucky College of Law.

October, 2016
Raising children free of gender stereotypes: How to nurture self-confident and assertive girls and compassionate and empathetic boys. John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA.

The wide lens of discrimination: How a range of negative interactions similarly shape developmental health. Vaughn Science Lecture Keynote Address. Belmont University, Nashville, TN.

The interaction between sexual orientation and gender typicality in predicting the sexual harassment of adolescent girls. Gender Development Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.

May, 2016
The wide lens of discrimination: How a range of negative interactions similarly shape developmental health. Human Development and Psychology Joint Colloquium, University of California, Los Angeles.

March, 2016
Women in STEM: Insights from Developmental Science. Association of Women in Math, University of Kentucky.

October, 2015
Raising children free of gender stereotypes: How to nurture self-confident and assertive girls and compassionate and empathetic boys. Wellesley Mothers Forum, Boston, MA.

June, 2015
How gender stereotypes lead to gender differences. Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative Conference.

March, 2015
Using developmental science as tool for advocacy. Presidential Preconference on Equity and Social Justice, Biennial Meeting of Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.