Joshua Greene, Ph.D., Renowned Psychologist, Philosopher and Neuroscientist
Harvard University professor Dr. Joshua Greene will present the Annual Dennis McLaughlin Lecture on Monday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Cascia Hall. He will speak on “Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap between Us and Them,” and how he has applied modern scientific techniques to old philosophical questions and current political controversies.
Joshua Greene, Ph.D. is the John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences and the director of the Moral Cognition Laboratory in the Department of Psychology, Harvard University. He studies the psychology and neuroscience of morality, focusing on the interplay between emotion and reasoning in moral decision-making.
The Dennis McLaughlin Lecture is presented yearly in memory of beloved professor Dennis McLaughlin, Ph.D., who taught psychology at Merrimack College for many years.
The lecture is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
In an effort to emphasize the importance of leadership in the Merrimack Valley, the College, in collaboration with the Eagle-Tribune, will be bringing five distinguished speakers on leadership to campus throughout the academic year.
Merrimack College has partnered with The Eagle Tribune to present the 2012-2013 Merrimack Valley Leadership Series. The next speaker in the series will be Sir Ken Robinson, who is an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity, and innovation.