Public Presentations

The Center on Adolescence encourages participation at professional meetings, invited talks, and other events related to the work of Center. Here is a summary of presentations by Center members, former members, and visitors.


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Format: 2017-10-18
Format: 2017-10-18

March 10, 2010: Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Preconference Roundtable:

Philadelphia, PA

"Youth Purpose: How Adolescents Develop Meaningful Direction"

Matthew J. Bundick, Postdoctoral Fellow, MacArthur Foundation Network on Transitions to Adulthood, The Pennsylvania State University
Discussion: "The Interplay Between Purpose and Career Aspirations in Late Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood"
Heather Malin, Research Associate
Discussion: "Artistic Purpose in Adolescence"
Seana Moran, Research Associate
Discussion: "How Stable is Purpose in Adolescence?"

November 2010: Association for Moral Education

St. Louis, MO
Symposium:"Youth Purpose and its Civic Expressions"
Poster:"Three problems in the study of youth purpose for college student development"

Carolyn Barber, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Symposium: "Volunteerism as purpose: Examining predictors of longterm service involvement"