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Talk on Perfectionism Kicks off Faculty Colloquium Series Sept. 14

Published: August 30, 2012

The University of Tampa 2012-2013 faculty colloquium series begins with a presentation by Michael Stasio, associate professor of psychology, on Friday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. in the Sykes College of Business, Room 131. Stasio will present, “Perfectionism as an Aspect of Psychological Distress,” which will look at three recent studies conducted at UT that examined aspects of perfectionism. A reception will follow the presentation in the lobby.

The annual colloquium series provides an opportunity for UT faculty members to share scholarly work with the UT community.

Two additional presentations are planned as part of the series. All presentations will be held in the Sykes College of Business, Room 131 at 3 p.m.:

  • On Friday, Nov. 9, Spencer Segalla, assistant professor of history, will speak on “Poison and P.R.: Tri-ortho-cresyl-phosphate, Cooking Oil, and America’s Cold War in North Africa, 1959-1960.”
  • On Friday, Feb. 8, Mary Martinasek, visiting assistant professor of health sciences and human performance, will present, “Hooked on Hookah: An Emerging Social Smoking Trend Among College Students.”

Participants are chosen to present in the series by the provost and the Faculty Development Committee. All tenure and tenure-track faculty are eligible to propose a colloquium, and an honorarium is awarded.

These presentations are primarily intended for the UT community. Admission is free for faculty, staff and students.