Colloquium on 'Causes, Consequences of Subtle Sexism' is Monday
The UST Psychology Department will host a colloquium on "Sweet but Sour: the Causes and Consequences of Subtle Sexism" from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in 3M Auditorium, Room 150, Owens Science Hall.
Dr. Sarah Gervais '02, faculty member of the UST Psychology Department, will deliver the lecture. Everyone is welcome.
Originally from Tracy, Minn., Gervais worked as a Psychology Department educational assistant while she earned her bachelor's degree at St. Thomas (she also met her husband, Tom Tiegs, here). She completed her graduate work at Pennsylvania State University where she earned a dual Ph.D. in psychology and women's studies.
Gervais has published journal articles and chapters on the causes and consequences of subtle sexism. She also has received the Gordon Allport Award for her work on patronizing behavior. She is interested especially in stereotyping and the subtle prejudice from the perceiver and target perspectives, objectification, behavioral approach system, anger and coping, power and mindfulness.