Date & Time: September 28 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: University Center 211/212

With Johanna deLeyer-Tiarks, PhD, assistant professor in the Derner School of Psychology.

Out for Lunch Series is an informal conversation with staff and faculty members and allows students to meet LGBTQIA+ faculty, staff and administrators in a casual space over lunch. The purpose of the lunch series is to provide an opportunity for students to hear from faculty, staff, and administrators in the LGBTQ+ community about their life experiences, careers, successes and challenges in an intimate setting. All university students are welcome to attend the Out for Lunch series. For this lunch, we will be talking with Dr. Johanna deLeyer form the Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology.

Please register in advance for this event in advance so we can ensure there is a lunch that will meet your needs: 

Johanna deLeyer-Tiarks

Dr. Johanna M. deLeyer-Tiarks is an Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology Department at Adelphi University. She earned her PhD in Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut and holds dual Master’s degrees in both Educational Psychology and Community Psychology. Dr. deLeyer’s research centers on the development and investigation of evidence-based interventions to promote positive behavioral, academic, social-emotional, and physical health outcomes. She is particularly interested in mind-body health and self-modeling interventions. Her other current research interests include the identification and remediation of academic disparities experienced by LGBTQ students during the high school to college transition period.

Dr. deLeyer is here to talk to students about anything their interested in including her lived experiences as a queer woman who has been a student and professional leader in professional and LGBTQ+ organizations and committees, researcher, teacher, faculty member, and much more. Dr. deLeyer is also happy to talk with any students interested in applying for graduate or professional school programs, or working in academic fields including research and fieldwork.

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