Past Event

Presidential Scholars Research Symposium: 2nd-Year Presentations

February 10, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Jerome L. Greene Science Center (9th Floor Lecture Hall), Columbia University, 3227 Broadway, New York

Recordings of Julia and Clare's presentation are available via YouTube. 

Event Description:

The Presidential Scholars Research Symposium will feature presentations from two Presidential Scholars, Julia Hyland Bruno and Clare McCormack, and their faculty mentors. The speakers will discuss their current cross-disciplinary research and findings. 

Avian Improvisation: Agentic Vocal Learning and Flexibility in Songbird Social Interactions

  • Julia Hyland Bruno, 2018 Presidential Scholar
  • Respondents: 
    • Peter Bearman (Sociology)
    • George Lewis (Music)

Trauma and the Transition to Motherhood: Integrating Narratives and Neuroscience

  • Clare McCormack, 2018 Presidential Scholar
  • Respondents:
    • Catherine Monk (Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology)
    • Nim Tottenham (Psychology)
  • Moderator: Christopher Peacocke, Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy and Interim Chair of Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University

Event Information:

Please note, this event is open to Columbia University affiliates with a valid University ID and their guests only. Registration is required via Eventbrite.

This event is hosted by Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.