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Description: Join the SUNY Empire community in the important discussion of Microaggression. Dr. Gina Torino, Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development at ESC will highlight research from her new book entitled,"Microaggression Theory: Influence and Implications." She will discuss the impact microaggressions can have on students in higher education as well as strategies to minimize their impact.
More Info: "So where are you really from?" "Can I touch your hair?" "Are you sure you want to go to law school?" These are common examples of microaggressions (e.g. subtle forms of discrimination.) Join us for this online discussion via Zoom.
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Gina C. Torino, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University in 2009. She has authored numerous scholarly articles, book chapters and peer reviewed studies on the teaching strategies used to cultivate culturally competent clinicians; processes of White racial identity development; and the manifestation and impact of microaggressions. Her new co-edited book,"Microaggression Theory: Influence and Implications,"(Torino, Rivera, Capodilupo, Nadal, Sue, 2019) presents cutting-edge reviews of microaggression research, explore controversies surrounding the theory, discuss its relationship to the sociopolitical dynamics of our society, and offer solutions in combating microaggressions at the individual, institutional, and societal levels. Finally, she is a licensed psychologist in the state of New York.
Date: 02/25/2019
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Online Discussion Via Zoom
SUNY Empire State College Virtual Event
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: $free
Contact Name: Anita DeCianni-Brown
Contact Phone: 518-587-2100 ext:3021
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