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Two St. Lawrence University professors will give invited lectures at other institutions in September.

Assistant Professor of Psychology William DeCoteau has been invited to his undergraduate alma mater, Mercyhurst College, to give a lecture as part of a weekend celebrating the inauguration of its new president, Thomas J. Gamble. DeCoteau is speaking on "Getting by in a Complex World: How the Brain Makes, Breaks and Bends Rules" on Sunday, September 10. His current research examines the biological basis of habit-learning and behavioral flexibility; DeCoteau is also interested in research relative to Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and drug addiction.

Professor of Government Calvin F. Exoo has been named the recipient of the Saul O. Sidore Lectureship Award by Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Other recent recipients of the award have included Noam Chomsky, William Julius Wilson and Michael Parenti. The theme of this year's lecture is "The Challenge of Democracy." Exoo's lecture, on September 19, will draw on his new book, Media 9/11: How the Press Led Us Into War, and Why, due from Sage Publications in 2007.

Faculty at St. Lawrence University

Posted: September 7, 2006

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