Memorial honoring the life of M. Brewster Smith set for September 30

A memorial celebrating the life of UC Santa Cruz Professor Emeritus of Psychology M. Brewster Smith is set for Sunday, September 30, 2012, from 2-4 p.m. in the La Feliz Room at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Lab.

Smith, an eminent social psychologist, died August 4 at age 93. Smith joined UC Santa Cruz as vice chancellor for social sciences in 1970, serving for five years. Afterward, he continued as a UCSC professor of psychology until he retired in 1988. Even after retirement, Smith was an active teacher and researcher.

Though known as a social psychologist, Smith considered himself a humanistic psychologist who strove to build a humane approach to academics and an academic approach to humanity

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