Dr. Jamie Arndt, PhD, Speaking at CHIP Thursday, September 19, 2013

On ThursdaySeptember 19 2013, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm, we continue with a talk by Jamie Arndt, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri about “At the Intersection of Self, Health, and Death: Implications from a Terror Management Health Model.”  This is co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

The lecture will be in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of Ryan at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.  For a map of the area, look at http://www.chip.uconn.edu/about/directions-to-chip/

You can also view this talk streamed live during or after the lecture at the following link: https://mediasite.dl.uconn.edu/Mediasite/Play/ac23c976b2f64797ab0663a544d4c3051d

Jamie ArndtJamie Arndt received his B.A. from Skidmore College and his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1999.  He is currently a professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri, having recently been awarded the Frederic A Middlebush Chair in Psychological Sciences.  He has also been honored with the 2003 Provost’s Junior Faculty Teaching Award at the University of Missouri, the 2009 Early Career Award for the Society of Self and Identity, and in 2010 received the University of Missouri’s Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Faculty Research and Creative Activity. He has authored or co-authored over 100 scholarly works pertaining to the self, existential motivation, psychological defense, and health decision making, among other topics.

Over the last ten years his applications of social and existential motivation to health-related behavior have been funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and reflect his increasing interest in moving basic social psychological ideas to translational health domains. Dr. Arndt is also on the editorial board of Health Psychology, and is a member of an NCI sponsored working group (Cognitive, Affective, and Social Processes in Health; CASPHR) as well as a founding member of the Social Personality and Health Network.