Gilden to present ‘last lecture’

Eugene GildenEugene Gilden, Linfield College professor of psychology, will present “From Type A Behavior to Black Helicopters or Subtle Influences on Human Behavior,” Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield.

Gilden, who joined the Linfield faculty in 1983, will retire at the end of the academic year. His talk is part of Linfield’s last lecture series, which enables retiring faculty to give a final presentation to the community. Gilden earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of California, a masters at California State University, Los Angeles, and a Ph.D. at the University of Houston. He participated in a post-doctoral fellowship in 1982 at Oregon Health Sciences University. His areas of interest include social and health psychology.

The lecture is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations. For more information, contact Debbie Harmon Ferry, director of alumni relations, at 503-883-2607 or