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Rosie Phillips Davis, PhD, ABPP, is a professor of counseling psychology at the University of Memphis, where she has worked for more than 30 years.

Distinguished Speaker Series

Distinguished Speaker Series

Deep Poverty: More Hope; Less Blame

Poverty is a persistent problem in the United States. Dr. Rosie Phillips Davis, president of the American Psychological Association, has chosen to utilize the influence of psychology to join the fight against this societal problem. Davis’ compelling talk will discuss the issues of deep poverty (including hardship among college students), and the initiative that is designed to explore what psychology might have to offer.



Monday, April 1, 2019
7:30 P.M.
SUNY New Paltz
Lecture Center 100

Tickets: $10

Parker Theatre Box Office

SUNY New Paltz

Southside Loop

Box Office Hours: February 18 – March 10, M-F 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; April 1
Tickets also available one hour prior to the lecture in the Lecture Center Lobby
Dessert reception and booksigning follow lecture




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