Paul C. Quinn

Feb. 6: Alison Lecture

Paul Quinn to present Francis Alison Inaugural Lecture

TEXT SIZE

9:58 a.m., Jan. 24, 2014--Paul C. Quinn, professor of psychology at the University of Delaware, will present his Francis Alison Inaugural Lecture at 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Gore Recital Hall at the Roselle Center for the Arts. 

Quinn received the 2013 Francis Alison Faculty Award, the University's highest faculty honor.

Events Stories

Oct. 24 - Nov. 1: Halloween activities

UD students have a variety of fun ways to celebrate the Halloween season on campus this week.

Nov. 1: 'The Great War'

A daylong Saturday Symposium on Nov. 1 will explore World War I through discussions, history and museum tours.

His topic on Feb. 6 will be "On the Developmental Origins of Differential Responding to Social Category Information." A reception will be held immediately after the talk in the Puglisi Orchestra Hall at the Roselle Center for the Arts.

Those planning to attend are asked to R.S.V.P. by Jan. 30 to provost-office@udel.edu.

A member of UD's faculty since 2003, Quinn has served in various administrative roles in his department, including director of graduate education, associate chair for research and graduate education and interim chair.

His research probes the mental life of infants: What do infants see? How do they think? What do they know about people, places and things? The research is funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and has, in the past, been supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Mental Health, resulting in more than 160 journal publications and book chapters. 

Quinn is coeditor of Developmental Science and also serves on the editorial boards of Psychological Science, Infancy, Infant Behavior & Development, and Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. He further served as a panel member on the Cognition and Perception Study Section with the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health from 2002 to 2006. 

He has received fellowships from the Human Frontiers Science Program and the British Academy, was a visiting professor at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota in 2004 and was the Marie Curie Visiting Professor at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck College, University of London, in 2009. He is a fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science.

He earned his bachelor's and doctoral degrees from Brown University. 

icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs
ADVERTISEMENT

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Office of Communications & Marketing
302-831-NEWS
ud-ocm@udel.edu

UDaily is produced by the
Office of Communications & Marketing

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: ud-ocm@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/ocm
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716
ud-ocm@udel.edu • (302) 831-2792 • ©2012
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: (302) 831-2792 • © 2013
Comments|Contact Us|Legal Notices