Distinguished scholar series at Rocky Hill starts Feb. 7


Rocky Hill School’s Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series, featuring local scholars leading discussions in their areas of expertise starts Feb. 7.

Joachim Krueger, professor of social psychology in the department of cognitive, linguistic, and psychological sciences at Brown University, will speak at 7 p.m. Krueger will lead a discussion on "The Psychology of Interpersonal Trust." The topic of trust is applicable to anyone from parents to students to business people.

Professor Krueger received a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Oregon in 1988, and has been at Brown since 1991. His research focuses on inductive reasoning in social context, including self-perception, intergroup perception and relations, as well as behavior in social dilemmas.

Additional speakers include Carl Bogus, J.D., who will address the topic of "The 2012 Election: Conservatism & Liberalism Under Stress" on Thursday, April 5. Vint Virga, DVM, will speak on the "The Soul of All Living Creatures" on Tuesday, April 24. All lectures, which are open to the public and free of charge, take place in Flynn Lecture Hall on Rocky Hill’s campus at 530 Ives Road in Potowomut. To learn more visit http://www.rockyhill.org/lectureseries or contact Karen Gibson at kgibson@rockyhill.org.


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