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The Thought Project - Episode 35 - Interview with Virginia Valian The Graduate Center, CUNY

    • Society & Culture

Virginia Valian is a distinguished professor of psychology at Hunter College and is a member of the doctoral faculties of psychology, linguistics, and speech-language-hearing sciences at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She directs the Language Acquisition Research Center and the Gender Equity Project at Hunter College. In this podcast Valian addresses the recent naming of two women Nobel laureates, a rarity in the sciences: “I do think that an increasingly positive aspect [the lack of recognition of women scientists] is the number of professional organizations that see the under representation that they need to do something about…”

Virginia Valian is a distinguished professor of psychology at Hunter College and is a member of the doctoral faculties of psychology, linguistics, and speech-language-hearing sciences at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She directs the Language Acquisition Research Center and the Gender Equity Project at Hunter College. In this podcast Valian addresses the recent naming of two women Nobel laureates, a rarity in the sciences: “I do think that an increasingly positive aspect [the lack of recognition of women scientists] is the number of professional organizations that see the under representation that they need to do something about…”

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