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OLP Alumni Alliance

Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department
Alumni Alliance

Please Join Us at the
OLP Spring Reception
with Special Guest Sam Sommers

May 28, 2014 6:30 - 8:00 pm
at MSPP, One Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459
Rooms 334/335

Sam Sommers is an award-winning associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Psychology at Tufts University in Medford, MA. He is also a researcher of social psychology whose specialties include intergroup interaction, the effects of group diversity, and psychological perspectives on the U.S. legal system.

Known for his engaging lecture style, he has won multiple teaching awards at Tufts, including the Lerman-Neubauer Award for Outstanding Teaching and the Gerald R. Gill Professor of the Year Award. In 2012 he published his first book, written for a general audience, titled Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World ( Dr. Sommers grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and now lives in Lexington, MA; he did his undergraduate work at Williams College and earned his PhD in Psychology from the University of Michigan.

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Light food and beverages to be provided.
Sponsored by the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Alumni Alliance of MSPP

Updated 5/22/14


Situations Matter

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