Renee Engeln


"Beauty Sick: How Our Focus on Looks Hurts Girls & Women"

Northwestern University Professor of Psychology, Renee Engeln, PhD, will discuss her new book, "Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women." Dr. Engeln will reveal the shocking toll that this obsession takes on women and girls mentally, emotionally, financially, and physically.




About Renee Engeln :

Renee Engeln, PhD, is an award-winning professor of psychology at Northwestern University, where she directs the Body and Media Lab. Her work has appeared in numerous academic journals and at academic conferences, and she speaks to groups across the country. She is regularly interviewed by the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Today.com, the Huffington Post, Think Progress, and other national media, as well as local outlets and college student publications. Her TEDx talk at the University of Connecticut has more than 400,000 views on YouTube. She blogs regularly for Psychology Today. She lives in Evanston, Illinois.


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March 10
8:00 pm 




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