Events

Past Event

Presidential Scholars Research Symposium: 3rd-Year Presentations

May 12, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Online

Event Description:

This event will include final presentations from Federica Coppola and Noam Zerubavel, who will be completing Columbia University's Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program this June. Join us to learn more about their projects, accomplishments, and their experiences engaging in interdisciplinary research at Columbia and beyond. Their faculty mentors will also share their perspectives about collaborating with interdisciplinary researchers. 

Event Speakers:

  • Federica Coppola, 2017 Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience at Columbia University
    • Talk Title: Humanizing Criminal Justice Through Social and Affective Neuroscience: My Journey as a PSSN Scholar
    • Faculty Mentors: Paul Appelbaum (Psychiatry, Medine, and Law), Geraldine Downey (Psychology), Jeffrey Fagan (Law and Epidemiology)
       
  • Noam Zerubavel, 2017 Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience at Columbia University
    • Talk Title: No Mind Is an Island: How Social Brains Become Entangled in Social Ties
    • Faculty Mentors: Peter Bearman (Sociology), Daphna Shohamy (Psychology)
       
  • Moderated by Christopher Peacocke, Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy, at Interim Chair of Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience at Columbia University

Event Information:

Free and open to the public. Registration is required via Eventbrite. A link to the online event will be provided to all registered attendees. 

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

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.