WILLIAMS REGIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
invites Williams alumni, parents, and friends to attend
a TEACH IT FORWARD talk entitled
Childhood Peer Relations: The Long Shadow of Peer Rejection
Dean of the College and Hales Professor of Psychology
Tuesday, March 7th
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Talk with Dean Sandstrom
South Beach Yacht Club
40 Pier # 5
There is no charge for this event
Light fare and beverages provided
We all know that rejection hurts. In this talk, we will explore the similarities between physical and emotional pain, how the pain associated with social ostracism may have evolved, and what we know about the short and long term effects of childhood peer rejection over time.
Marlene Sandstrom, Dean of the College and Hales Professor of Psychology, received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Duke, and served as an instructor and an assistant clinical professor there before joining the Williams faculty in 1999. Marlene’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and focuses on issues concerning relationships among children, including adjustment, coping, aggression, bullying, and bystander behavior in the school context. Marlene and her husband, Noah, recently returned to Williams after serving for two years as the co-directors of the Williams Exeter Programme at Oxford. She began her role as Dean of the College in 2016.
Please register by March 1st