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Dr. Jerome Lewis to Headline Nebraska Psychological Society Undergraduate Fall Conference


The Nebraska Psychological Society's Undergraduate Fall Conference is set to host Dr. Jerome Lewis, Associate Professor of Psychology, as its keynote speaker. The conference will take place at Doane University (1014 Boswell Ave, in Crete, NE) within the Lied Science and Mathematics building, on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Dr. Lewis is known for his research on the victim role and people's reactions to victimhood. His scholarly pursuits extend to the realm of social cognition. Currently, he leads the Victim Role Research Group (VRRG), actively seeking undergraduate and graduate research assistants.

During his keynote address, Dr. Lewis will delve into the concept of the "ideal victim" and how people react when faced with the challenge of achieving this status.

Dr. Lewis has a keen interest in service and the teaching of psychology. In 2022, he received Bellevue University’s Excellence in Service Award. In 2023, he became an APA PsycLearn Faculty Advocate.

About Bellevue University

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (