The Ohio State University at Newark


Psych Speaker Series Continues at Ohio State Newark

NEWARK, OH, October 15, 2015 — A fall reception is being held at The Ohio State University at Newark for current and prospective students interested in psychology on Monday, October 19 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center, room 126. As part of the Psychology Speaker Series, Joshua Clarkson, Ph.D., is presenting on “Innovation by deviation: The role of expertise in the emergence of minority influence.” The reception and talk is free and open to the public.

Dr. Clarkson (Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Ph.D. in Marketing) is a consumer psychologist who specializes in the areas of persuasion, self-control and expertise. His research has been published in various journals, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Marketing Research, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and his findings have been featured in media outlets from business magazines and news articles to pop-psychology books and edited academic volumes. He has been an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Cincinnati since 2012.

Psychology is one of seven bachelor’s degrees that can be completed in their entirety at Ohio State Newark. Psychology students can conduct independent research with a faculty advisor and are invited to present at local, regional and national conferences. Membership in the student organization “Introspect” provides additional opportunities for learning, volunteering and socializing.

The Ohio State University at Newark offers the best of the Big Ten educational experience, access to Ohio State’s 200 major
programs, a rich research heritage, and academic excellence.