TAMPA — On Tuesday, Oct. 18, The University of Tampa will host an interactive discussion on the question, “Is it cool to be a narcissist? Educational, Relationship and Business Perspectives.” The event, which is part of the Ethics Hot Seat Speaker Series hosted by the UT Center for Ethics, will run from 5:30–7:30 p.m. in the Vaughn Center, Trustees Board Room and is free and open to the public.
On the hot seat will be W. Keith Campbell, professor and chair of the University of Georgia Department of Psychology, as well as Dan Verreault, UT associate professor of accounting and director of the Center for Ethics, and Robert Marley, UT assistant professor of accounting and associate director of the Center for Ethics. Interactive participation will be facilitated through polling questions.
Campbell is a nationally recognized expert on narcissism, society and generational change. His work and lectures expose the rise of narcissism — and individualism more generally — and its influence on every level of society. His many publications include the popular book The Narcissism Epidemic. He also edited The Handbook of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder, the definitive collection of research on narcissism.
The UT Center for Ethics provides educational and professional resources to promote ethical systems and individual responsibility in the academic and greater business community through closer interaction with the University.
The University of Tampa is a private, residential university located on 110 acres on the riverfront in downtown Tampa. Known for academic excellence, personal attention and real-world experience in its undergraduate and graduate programs, the University serves 8,310 students from 50 states and 140 countries. Approximately 65 percent of full-time students live on campus, and more than half of UT students are from Florida.