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D&I Dialogues with Nova Reid and Jane Risen

Diversity and Inclusion

February 25, 2021: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

London 6:00pm GMT | Chicago 12:00pm CST

Join us for the next installment of the D&I Dialogues with Nova Reid and professor Jane Risen.

Where

Online Webinar
London, United Kingdom

Event Details

The London Campus D&I Resource Group initated this event for the UChicago community to provide insight into issues of race, diversity and inclusion from a British & European perspective to help widen the dialogue.

Join to hear from Nova Reid, a prominent Activist, TED speaker, and author with a mission to improve racial justice by helping people be the change they want to see by unlearning their racism from the inside out.

Nova will engage with Chicago Booth's Jane Risen, Professor of Behavioral Science and John E. Jeuck Faculty Fellow, for this next installment of D&I Dialogues.

Cost

No Charge

Registration

Register Online

Deadline: 2/25/2021

Speaker Profiles

Nova Reid (Speaker)
https://novareid.com/

Nova Reid is an Activist, TED speaker and author, with a mission to improve racial justice by helping people be the change they want to see by unlearning their racism from the inside out. Nova uses her professional background in mental wellbeing to focus on mindset change and has worked with leading social justice organisations including Change.org. In 2019 Nova was named one of the Top 100 Black British Women by the Black Magic Network and in 2020 was awarded The Social Impact Award by Precious Awards. Nova regularly appears on BBC News, Sky News and BBC Radio. In 2018 was invited to attend the Royal Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to provide expert media commentary. Nova is a passionate advocate for equality and helping people use self-agency to role model change. Her debut book The Good Ally is out in 2021

Jane L. Risen (Speaker)
Professor of Behavioral Science and John E. Jeuck Faculty Fellow, Chicago Booth

Jane L. Risen conducts research in the areas of judgment and decision making, intuitive belief formation, magical thinking, stereotyping and prejudice, and managing emotion.

Her research has appeared in several notable publications, including "Looking Forward to Looking Backward: The Misprediction of Regret" with D. T. Gilbert, C. K. Morewedge, and T. D. Wilson in Psychological Science; " Why People Are Reluctant to Tempt Fate," with T. Gilovich in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,; "How Choice Affects and Reflects Preferences: Revisiting the Free-Choice Paradigm," with K. Chen in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, "Visceral Fit: While in a Visceral State, Associated States of the World Seem More Likely," with C. Critcher in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and "Believing What We Don't Believe: Acquiescence to Superstitious Beliefs and Other Powerful Intuitions in Psychological Review.

Risen's research has been featured in the New York Times , Washington Post, the APA Monitor, and Psychology Today." She is a member of the American Psychological Society, Midwestern Psychological Association, and Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

Risen received a bachelor's degree summa cum laude in psychology from Harvard University in 2001 and a PhD in social and personality psychology from Cornell University in 2007.

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