Invited Talks

  • Geher, G. (April, 2018). Learn for your Lives. Invited panelist on Gun Violence. event hosted by Indivisible, CD 19. Held at Club in Helsinki. Hudson, NY.
  • Invited Moderator (June, 2018). Panel on gun violence (featuring US Congressman, John Faso). Hudson, New York.
  • Geher, G. (April 2018). Invited speaker for One Book One New Paltz event. Discussion on topic of “Why we Hate.” New Paltz, NY
  • Geher, G. (February, 2018). Panelist: Drivers of Intolerance. Think Tank / Roundtable hosted by the Charles Koch Foundat
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  • Geher, G. (February, 2018). Evolution and Art. Keynote address for the Hudson Valley Humanists annual Darwin Day event. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (December, 2017). The History of Evolutionary Studies at SUNY New Paltz. Invited presentation for Morgan Gleason’s Evolutionary Psychology class. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (November 29, 2017). Evolution, Altruism, and the Advent of Positive Evolutionary Psychology. Hudson Valley Science Cafe. New Windsor, NY.
  • Geher, G. (November, 2017). More work needs to be done (a talk at the weekly Faso Friday rally). Kingston, NY.
  • Geher, G. (October, 2017). The Advent of Positive Evolutionary Psychology. Florida Gulf Coast University. Florida State University. Tallahassee, FL.
  • Geher, G. (October, 2017). The Advent of Positive Evolutionary Psychology. Florida Gulf Coast University (STEMinar Series). Florida Gulf Coast University. Fort Meyers, FL.
  • Geher, G. (September, 2017). Disinvited Speakers and Academic Freedom. Invited panelist. SAGE Webinar Series; International.
  • Geher, G. (September, 2017). Evolutionary Psychology – the Basics. University of Baltimore (via Skype). Baltimore, MD.
  • Geher, G. (September, 2017). The Advent of Positive Evolutionary Psychology. University of Miami. Coral Gables, FL.
  • eher, G. (September, 2017). The Advent of Positive Evolutionary Psychology. Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, FL. (via Skype)
  • Geher, G. (September, 2017). The Advent of Positive Evolutionary Psychology. Florida Atlantic University – Wilkes Honors College. Jupiter, FL.
  • Geher, G. (August, 2017). Evolutionary Psychology and the Greater Good. Warwick Valley Rotary. Warwick, NY.
  • Geher, G. (June, 2017). Why getting an evolution education is like pulling teeth. Meeting Teaching Evolutionary Perspectives (pre-conference at NEEPS). Binghamton, NY.
  • Geher, G. (May, 2017). The Endless Possibilities of the Student Researcher. Science Symposium at the New Paltz High School. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (April, 2017). What is evolutionary psychology? Presentation for the New Paltz Undergraduate Psychology Association. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (March, 2017). The Importance of First Amendment Rights in the Age of Trump. Rally on Free Speech organized by the New Paltz Oracle. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (February, 2017). Charles Darwin and the Dawn of Evolutionary Psychology. Given at the annual Darwin Day meeting of the Hudson Valley Humanists. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (2016). Evolutionary Psychology and Personality. Special (Skype-based) lecture for Dr. Kevin Lanning’s personality class. Jupiter, FL: Florida Atlantic University.
  • Geher, G. (March 2016). Evolutionary Psychology and the Student Research Experience. Invited talk for panel on student research co-organized by the Teaching/Learning Center and the RCSA Board. SUNY New Paltz. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (February, 2016). The Evolutionary Origins Underlying Intimate Relationships: Mating Intelligence Unleashed. Science on Tap Speaker Series of Armstrong State University; Savannah, GA
  • Geher, G. (2015). Evolutionary Psychology and the Student Research Experience. Invited talk for meeting of the Undergraduate Psychology Association. SUNY New Paltz. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (November, 2015). Evolutionary Psychology, Neanderthal DNA, and Student Research. Guest lecture in Mr. Bucher’s Science Research Class at New Paltz High School. New Paltz, NY.
  • Geher, G. (April, 2015). The greatest show on Earth begets the greatest job on Earth. Invited panelist on symposium. Ninth annual meeting of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society (NEEPS). Suffolk University; Boston, MA.
  • Geher, G. (December, 2014). Evolutionary Mismatch – a Lesson for 6th Graders. Given in Laura Van Etten’s social studies class for New Paltz Middle School.
  • Geher, G. (October, 2014). Readings of work related to evolutionary psychology. Read.Write.Repeat event of the SUNY New Paltz Writing Board.
  • Geher, G. (October, 2014). Evolutionary Mismatch and Nature-Deficit: Classic Evolutionary Psychology. Panel on nature to celebrate 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act. SUNY New Paltz.
  • Geher, G. (October, 2014). Evolutionary Studies as a Hotbed of Student Research and Growth. Keynote address, Summer Undergraduate Research Experience conference, Mt. St. Mary’s College; Newburgh, NY.
  • Geher, G. (August, 2014). Human Mating Psychology from an Evolutionary Perspective. New Paltz, NY; address of a meeting of the Paltz Club.
  • Geher, G. (August, 2014). Human Mating Psychology and Our Evolved History. New York City; address of a meeting of the Empiricist’s League of NYC.
  • Geher, G. (April 2014). Evolutionary Psychology’s place in the Landscape of Academia. Invited Distinguished Speaker address for the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, Oregon.
  • Geher, G. (October, 2013). Mating Intelligence Unleashed. Invited talk for campus-wide alumni reunion (special departmental memorial to late departmental member, Richard Panman). SUNY New Paltz.
  • Geher, G. (September, 2013). Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education: Fulfilling Darwin’s Vision One Student at a Time. Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA.
  • Geher, G. (November, 2012). Evolution in Higher Education. Ramapo College Psychology Colloquium Series. Ramapo, NJ
  • Geher, G. (April,, 2012). Evolution in Higher Education. Invited workshop for the annual meeting of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society, Plymouth, NH.
  • Geher, G. (April, 2011). Invited keynote address given at annual meeting of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society meeting. Binghamton, NY.
  • Geher, G. (November, 2011). Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education. Dominican College, Rockland County, NY
  • Geher, G. (November 2011). Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education. SUNY Albany
  • Geher, G. (February, 2009). You too can start an Evolutionary Studies program. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.
  • Geher, G. (February, 2009). Darwin’s Bottom Line and the Nature of Human Intelligence: Thoughts on the Mind’s Reproductive System. Keynote Presentation at the University at Albany’s Darwin Day event to celebrate Darwin’s 200th birthday.
  • Geher, G. (April, 2009). Darwin’s Bottom Line and the Nature of Human Intelligence: Thoughts on the Mind’s Reproductive System from a UNH Alum. Erikson Memorial Lecture – part of the University of New Hampshire Psychology Department Colloquium Series.
  • Geher, G., Bloodworth, R., Mason, J, Downey, H.J., Renstrom, K.L., & Romero, J.F. (2008). Perceptions of Current and Former Romantic Partners Conceptualized as Adaptive Mating-Relevant Biases.  Keynote Presentation at Annual Student Research Conference at Dickinson State University; Dickinson, ND.
  • Geher, G. (2008). The politics of teaching evolutionary psychology. Invited panelist for discussion dealing with the teaching of evolutionary psychology. Annual meeting of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society. Manchester, NH.
  • Geher, G., & Kaufman, S.B. (2008). Mating Intelligence. Yale University’s Annual Sex Week Event. New Haven, CT. February.
  • Geher, G. (2006). Knowing the Desires of Potential Sex Partners: A Slice of Mating Intelligence.  Invited Colloquium, Evolutionary Studies Seminar Series, Binghamton University (NY).
  • Geher, G. (2006). Knowing the Desires of Potential Sex Partners: A Slice of Mating Intelligence.  Invited Colloquium, Bard College (Department of Psychology), Annandale on Hudson, NY.
  • Geher, G. (2005).  Emotional Intelligence: An idea that feels better than it is? Invited colloquium hosted by the Graduate Psychology Association of State University of New York at New Paltz.
  • Geher, G. (2005).  Honors Societies and Larger Social Contexts Keynote Presentation at Annual Psi Chi Induction Ceremony.  State University of New York at New Paltz.
  • Geher, G. (2004).  Emotional Intelligence and Work-Related Outcomes:  A Critical Analysis.  Invited Presentation for the annual meeting of the State University of New York at New Paltz Management Association.
  • Geher, G. (2003).  Motivational determinants of romantic partner perception biases: Physiological and psychological evidence.  Invited Colloquium given to Psychology Department at St. John’s University.  Queens, NYC, NY.
  • Geher, G. (2003).  Predicting Human Mating Patterns: Contributions from an Evolutionary Social Psychological Perspective. Keynote Presentation at Annual Psi Chi Research Conference.  Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR.
  • Geher, G. (2003).  Psi Chi Membership and Community Activism. Keynote Presentation at Annual Psi Chi Induction Ceremony.  State University of New York at New Paltz.
  • Geher, G. (2000).  Motivational determinants of romantic partner perception biases: Physiological and psychological evidence.  Invited Colloquium given to Psychology Department at the University of Maine.  Orono, ME.
  • Geher, G. (1997).  The effects of actual and perceived parental characteristics on partner selection and perception.  Invited symposium presented at the Sigma Xi Research Symposium.  UNH, Durham, NH. Celebration of my having won the Sigma Xi Outstanding Dissertation award for the university in 1997.

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