Professor Doug Woody discusses consequences of discrimination

The Department of Psychology is pleased to host Professor Doug Woody, Ph.D., at 5 p.m. on April 11 in the Clark Building room C 144. Professor Woody’s upcoming talk, “Contemporary Consequences of Historical Discrimination: Universities and Communities” will discuss issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion at universities and communities. Professor Woody will focus on historical perspectives and emphasize the roles of psychology and psychologists in systems of prejudice and privilege. Practical recommendations for members of university communities to help welcome and include others will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.

Professor Woody holds a Ph.D. in psychology from Colorado State University and is a professor in the psychological sciences department at the University of Northern Colorado. His research interests include psychology and law (in which he evaluates jurors’ perceptions of confession evidence), history of psychology, and teaching of psychology. He became a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in 2014 and has received numerous awards including the Early Career Achievement Awards from the Society for the History of Psychology, the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, and the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association.