Monday, January 29, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
“Collective Memory: A New Arena for Cognitive Research”–SAGE Center Lecture by Henry Roediger
DISTINGUISHED FELLOWS FOR 2017-2018 Oct 02, 09, 2017Andrew Lo Andrew Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and director of the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1984. Before joining MIT’s finance faculty in 1988, he taught at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School as the W.P. Carey Assistant Professor of Finance from 1984 to 1987, and as the W.P. Carey Associate Professor of Finance from 1987 to 1988. Dr. Lo has published numerous articles in finance and economics journals, and has authored several books including Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought (Princeton University Press, 2017), A Non-Random Walk Down Wall Street (Princeton University Press, 2011), Hedge Funds: An Analytic Perspective (Princeton University Press, updated ed., 2010), The Evolution of Technical Analysis (Bloomberg Press, 2010), and The Econometrics of Financial Markets (Princeton University Press, 2nd ed., 1996). He is currently co-editor of the Annual Review of Financial Economics and an associate editor of the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Portfolio Management, and the Journal of Computational Finance. His awards include the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, the Paul A. Samuelson Award, the American Association for Individual Investors Award, the Graham and Dodd Award, the 2001 IAFE-SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the CFA Institute’s James R. Vertin Award, the 2010 Harry M. Markowitz Award, and awards for teaching excellence from both Wharton and MIT. The following lectures will be held at 4 p.m. in Psychology 1312: October 2 Evolutionary Models of Human Behavior, Bounded Rationality, and Intelligence October 9 Can Financial Engineering Cure Alzheimer's Disease? Jan 18, 22, 29, 2018Henry Roediger and Kathleen McDermott Henry (Roddy) L. Roediger, III is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Roediger received his Ph.D. in 1973 at Yale University and then joined the faculty at Purdue University. In 1988, he was appointed Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Psychology at Rice University, and in 1996 he moved to Washington University in St. Louis, where he became Chair of the Department of Psychology. Dr. Roediger’s research has concentrated on many aspects of human learning and memory, including memory illusions, collective memory, and methods of improving learning and memory. He has served as president of the Association for Psychological Science (APS) and has been elected president of several other organizations of psychologists. Roediger is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and several organizations of psychologists. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1994 and, in 2004, a Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa, from Purdue University. Roediger is a member of the Society of Experimental Psychologists and was awarded the Society’s Howard Crosby Warren Medal for his research on false memories in 2008. In 2012, the APS awarded him the William James Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2016 he received the APS Lifetime Mentoring Award. In 2017, Roediger received the John P. McGovern Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.