Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
“Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning”–SAGE Center Lecture by Henry Roediger
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.