Community Scholar Speakers
Several NCSS communities have invited the following prominent scholars to speak on issues related to their missions.
Community scholar sessions are open to all attendees. Attend any and all sessions of interest to learn about the discussion topics and the role that communities play within NCSS.
David G. Myers
Sponsored by the Psychology Community
"The Pscyhology of Hearing and Hearing Loss”
Hope College social psychologist David Myers is a communicator of psychological science to college students and the general public. His scientific writings have appeared in dozens of academic periodicals. He has also digested psychological research for the public through articles in four dozen magazines and through seventeen books, including general interest books and textbooks. In recognition of his efforts to transform American assistive listening for people with hearing loss (see hearingloop.org), he has received awards from the American Academy of Audiology and the Hearing Loss Association of America and been appointed to the advisory council of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. His focus at NCSS will be on the Psychology of Hearing and Hearing Loss.
David Myers is Professor of Psychology at Hope College.
Diana Hess, Walter Parker, Peter Levine
Sponsored by the Citizenship Community
"New and Exciting Research to Inform Civic Learning Classroom Practices”
Discover research findings from notable civic learning scholars Diana Hess, Peter Levine, and Walter Parker - powerful implications for civil discourse, action civics, and AP civic learning for all students.
Diana Hess is Senior Vice President of the Spencer Foundation. Walter Parker is Professor of Education and Political Science at the University of Washington. Peter Levine is Director of The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University.
Sponsored by the Asia Community
"Crisis du Jour in the Korean Peninsula"
Professor Michael Robinson, outlines the history and potential outcomes of current tensions on the Korean peninsula, including the nuclear capabilities of North Korea and reunification issues.
Michael Robinson is Professor of East Asian Languages and Culture at Indiana University Bloomington.
Human Rights Community Speaker
Sponsored by the Human Rights Community
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