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Professor Richard Lee (Psychology)


Professor Richard Lee (Psychology) is included on the American Psychological Association (APA) Monitor’s list of 33 of the most influential psychologists of our day. His research seeks to identify ways to improve the lives of racial and ethnic minorities.
Portrait of Brent Imholte

Yelling for History

The Yelling for History club was founded by a group of students at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities who took HIST 3053 Ancient Civilizations: Rome with Loren Cowdery in spring 2018. The group mixes roleplaying, history, public speaking, debates, reenactment, politicking, and much more into games that are inherently designed for learning by doing.
A view from behind of two cars driving down a road, one blue and one black.

Guns Now Kill More People Than Cars Do

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that, for the first time, guns are killing more Americans than motor vehicles. " are getting safer and safer. Guns, meanwhile, get more and more dangerous," says David Perry, senior academic advisor to the Department of History. "Cars provide an excellent model for the public-health benefits of regulation."
Cones on a jingle dress

The Jingle Dress

The jingle dress dance is a spiritual healing practice dating back to 1918. Guided by the research efforts of Brenda Child—professor and current chair of the Department of American Studies—an exhibit featuring the evolution of the dress will launch in April 2019. How did this tradition emerge from a story, a dream, and the worst pandemic that the modern world has seen?