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April 13, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Bernath Auditorium | Map
42 W. Warren
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free

The 2018 Lachman lecture ( will be given on April 13, 2018 by James Pennebaker, Ph.D (  

Dr. Pennebaker is a professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. James W. Pennebaker is the Regents Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts and Executive Director of Project 2021. He and his students are exploring natural language use, group dynamics, and personality in educational and other real world settings. His earlier work on expressive writing found that physical health and work performance can improve by simple writing and/or talking exercises. His cross-disciplinary research is related to linguistics, clinical and cognitive psychology, communications, medicine, and computer science. His current position with Project 2021 involves rethinking undergraduate education at the University of Texas. Author or editor of 9 books and over 250 articles.  Dr. Pennebaker has received numerous awards and honors and he is often sought out for his presentations.  This should be an excellent presentation.
For more information about this event, please contact Alia Allen at 313-577-2823.