Bennett Lectures Archive

Tue Oct 15

"Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Addiction: Making a Better Band-Aid®"

Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico

  • Tuesday October 15, 2019 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Bennett Pierce Living Center -- 110 Henderson Building

Thu Oct 25

2018 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Communities That Care--Using the Research Base for Prevention Science to Reduce Behavioral Health Problems"

Richard Catalano, Ph.D., University of Washington

  • Thursday October 25, 2018 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson Building/Living Center (reception will follow the talk)

Thu Oct 19

2017 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Social-Emotional Learning: New Frontiers in Science and Practice in Schools and Pre-Schools"

Stephanie M. Jones, Ph.D., Harvard University

  • Thursday October 19, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Thu Oct 20

2016 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "The Center for Family Research Prevention Programs: Origins, Expansions, and What They Teach Us About Development"

Gene Brody, Ph.D., Director, Center for Family Research and Regents’ Professor of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia

  • Thursday October 20, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson Building

Thu Oct 29

2015 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Improving Quality in Early Childhood Education in the Context of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals"

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Ph.D., Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education, New York University

  • Thursday October 29, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Thu Oct 23

2014 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Convergent Thinking: The Neuroscientific Intersection of Next Generation Parenting Interventions"

Philip A. Fisher, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon

  • Thursday October 23, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Thu Dec 12

2013 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "The Role of Culture in Prevention Science: Past Progress and Future Challenges"

Nancy Gonzales, Ph.D., ASU Foundation Professor and Director, ASU Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University

  • Thursday December 12, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson Building/The Living Center

Thu Nov 15

2012 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Disadvantage and Development: Strategies to Reduce Income Gaps in School Readiness"

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D. Co-director, National Center for Children and Families; Co-director, Institute for Child and Family Policy, Columbia University

  • Thursday November 15, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson Building / The Pierce Living Center

Thu Oct 27

2011 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Making a Public Health Approach to Parenting Support Really Work"

Matthew Sanders, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director, Parenting and Family Support Centre, University of Queensland

  • Thursday October 27, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn, Board Room

Thu Nov 04

2010 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Mobile Technologies to Diffuse Preventive Interventions Globally"

Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Ph.D., Bat-Yaacov Professor of Child Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences; Director, UCLA Global Center for Children and Families; and Director, UCLA Center for HIV Identification Prevention & Treatment Services (CHIPTS)

  • Thursday November 4, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn Ballrooms A & B

Thu Nov 12

2009 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: “Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors"

G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington and Director, Addictive Behaviors Research Center

  • Thursday November 12, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Living Center, Henderson Building

Thu Nov 13

2008 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Social and Emotional Learning: Strategies to Improve the Lives of Millions of Children?"

Roger Weissberg, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education and President, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Thursday November 13, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn Boardroom

Thu Oct 25

2007 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "The Family Check Up: Intervention model and effects for children and adolescents"

Thomas Dishion, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of Research, Child and Family Center, University of Oregon

  • Thursday October 25, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson Building / The Living Center

Thu Oct 12

2006 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Community-based Prevention: From Effectiveness to Diffusion Trials (and back again)"

Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California

  • Thursday October 12, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson Building / The Living Center

Thu Nov 03

2005 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "The Nurse-Family Partnership: From Trials to Practice"

David L. Olds, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Prevention Research Center for Family and Child Health, University of Colorado Health Science Center

  • Thursday November 3, 2005 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Nov 11

2004 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Prevention as the Experimental Promotion of Resilience"

Irwin Sandler, Ph.D., Regents Professor of Psychology and Director, Program Research Center, Arizona State University

  • Thursday November 11, 2004 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 122 Heritage Hall / Hetzel Union Building

Thu Oct 30

2003 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Prevention Science: Two Decades of Progress, Plenty of Challenges"

J. David Hawkins, Ph.D., School of Social Work Kozmetsky Professor of Prevention and Director, Social Development Research Group, University of Washington

  • Thursday October 30, 2003 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Penn Stater Conference Center

Thu Oct 17

2002 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science: "Prevention of Psychological Dysfunction: Interfaces among Pessimism, Optimism, and Realism"

Professor Sir Michael Rutter, Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Center, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London

  • Thursday October 17, 2002 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson Building / The Living Center