"Men are from Earth, Women are from Earth"

January 24, 2012

Janet Shibley HydeOn Thursday, February 9, Dr. Janet Shibley Hyde will speak on "Men are from Earth, Women are from Earth: The Gender Similarities Hypothesis."  Dr. Hyde is the Helen Johnson Woolley Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

An accomplished researcher in the areas of gender and human sexuality, she has written over 130 published articles and chapters and six books.  One current research project focuses on the emergence of gender differences in depression in adolescence.  Another current project, funded by the National Science Foundation, looks at gender differences and similarities in mathematics performance.

Dr. Hyde received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkley in 1972.  She has received grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Science Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation.

This Allan Lecture, sponsored by the Department of Psychology at Hampden-Sydney, begins at 7:30 PM in Crawley Forum.  The community is invited.