Expert psychologist to lecture at C of I

Award-winning author and social psychologist Dr. David Myers will visit The College of Idaho campus as a guest lecturer at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, inside the Langroise Auditorium. Myers’ lecture, “The Scientific Pursuit of Happiness,” is part of a Treasure Valley lecture series developed by C of I psychology professor Dr. Meredith Minear in collaboration with Dr. Eric Landrum at Boise State University and Dr. Benjamin Earwicker at Northwest Nazarene University.

Myers is a professor of psychology at Hope College in Holland, Mich. He has authored 17 books, including the introductory psychology textbook that C of I students are using this year. Myers has been recognized with three honorary doctorates and numerous other awards in his field. Learn more about Myers by visiting his official web page.

In addition to his C of I lecture, Myers will visit the Northwest Nazarene University campus for a 9:45 a.m. brunch Wednesday. He also will deliver the lecture “A Quiet World: The Psychology of Hearing and Hearing Loss” at 6 p.m. inside the Student Union Building at Boise State University.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including six Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another ten Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit