Who
: David Oberleitner, PhD, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Bridgeport, will discuss how his research and others’ examine social exclusion, bullying, and social isolation.

What: “Necessary Voices,” the University of Bridgeport lecture series on arts and ideas, continues with a look at isolation’s effects on the individual and the community. Dr. Oberleitner will answer questions following his presentation. How does psychology explore the topic of social isolation? What framework of pathways can mitigate this social phenomenon? Join him on this timely and fascinating topic.

When: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, February 19, 2015

Where: Schelfhaudt Gallery, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

Admission: Free
Media contact: Leslie Geary, (203) 576-4625, lgeary@bridgeport.edu