Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark
Who can attend? Open to the entire community
The Lecture: Dr. Weissmark brings both new understanding and new questions to the concept of diversity and social justice that resonates with current events throughout the world. The detailing of the concept
of justice and injustice as both personal and intergenerational has implications for both individuals
and society as we witness polarization in the U.S. today.
Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark is the founder and former director of the Program Initiative for Global Mental Health Studies at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University and the founder and former director for The Center for Social Justice in Chicago. She is a part-time Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and also teaches the course ‘Psychology of Diversity’ and conducts research on diversity and social justice at Harvard University.
For more information please contact Julie Hernandez at: J.Hernandez@RockValleyCollege.edu or (815) 921-3388
Sponsored by the David Caskey family, Social Sciences Department, Philosophy Department, and RVC Foundation.
To request disability-related accommodations, please contact the event contact that is listed above. Advance notice is appreciated. To request this publication in an alternative format, please contact Disability Support Services at (815) 921-2371.