128th Faculty Research Lecture

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Schoenberg Music Building - Schoenberg Hall

Honoring Distinguished Professor Michelle G. Craske

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Admission

Free Admission. Registration is required.

Contact

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(310) 794-8609
mmcginley@stratcomm.ucla.edu

Additional Information

128th Faculty Research Lecture honoring Professor Craske. Title of lecture is "Anxiety and Depression:  Risk Factors and Treatments".  Michelle Genevieve Craske is a clinical psychologist who studies risk factors for anxiety and depression that inform targeted treatments.  She was born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Throughout her undergraduate and First Class Honors degree in Psychology at the University of Tasmania, she was awarded the Sir Philip Fysh prize in Psychology, the H.T. Parker Prize in Psychology and the Australian Psychological Society Prize. She was then awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to complete her Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at State University of New York at Albany. She joined the UCLA Department of Psychology in 1990 as assistant professor, and became a joint member of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences as of 2001. She currently holds the position of distinguished professor, with an endowed Chair from the Joanne and George Miller Family, and director of the UCLA Anxiety and Depression Research Center.  

The lecture is inside Schoenberg Hall, followed by reception on Schoenberg terrace. Reception includes light refreshments, appetizers and a string quartet. - Live music.

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