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Famed Psychologist to Address Greater Allegheny Students

2/10/2009 —
Dr. Bernard Caducci, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Shyness Research Institute at Indiana University Southeast, will address the faculty, staff and students at Penn State Greater Allegheny as part of the campus's spring calendar of events. Dr. Carducci, who has had multiple appearances on ABC's "Good Morning America" is scheduled for two presentations on Thursday, March 19.  At 12:15 pm he will address the issue of "Career Preparation for Psychology Majors:  How to Be a Success with a B.A. in Psychology." The subject of his 4:30 pm presentation will be "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Shyness But Were Too Shy to Ask." Both talks are scheduled for Room 101 of the Main Building.

Dr. Carducci was selected by student members of the Psychological Association of Penn State Greater Allegheny as the psychologist they would most like to hear speak.  Having received his Ph.D. from Kansas State University, Carducci has published books, pocket guides, and articles on mastering the art of conversation and conquering shyness.  He has also authored the textbook, The Psychology of Personality: Viewpoints, Research,and Applications.

Carducci's writings and advice have been featured in several media sources including, Psychology Today, U.S. News and World Report, USA Weekend Magazine, Vogue, Parenting Magazine, MSNBC.COM, WebMD, Good Housekeeping, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times.

Dr. Carducci's visit is being sponsored by Greater Allegheny's Office of Academic Affairs.
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