We are proud to announce our speaker this year is Dr. Robert S. Feldman from the University of Massachusetts.
Robert S. Feldman is Professor of Psychology and Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A recipient of the College Distinguished Teacher Award, he teaches psychology classes ranging in size from 15 to nearly 500 students. During the course of more than two decades as a college instructor, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Mount Holyoke College, Wesleyan University, and Virginia Commonwealth University in addition to the University of Massachusetts.
A Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, Professor Feldman received a B.A. with High Honors from Wesleyan University (and from which he received the Distinguished Alumni Award). He has an MS and PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a winner of a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer award, and he has written more than 100 books, book chapters, and scientific articles. He is on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Associations of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Among his books, Professor Feldman has edited Applications of Nonverbal Behavioral Theory and Research (Erlbaum), and Fundamentals of Nonverbal Behavior (Cambridge University Press). He is author of Understanding Psychology, 9/e, Essentials of Understanding Psychology, 8/e, Development Across the Life Span, 5/e, and P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life, 5/e. His books have been translated into a number of languages, including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese. His research interests include honesty and deception in everyday life, work that he described in The Liar in Your Life, a trade book published in 2009. His research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research.
Preliminary Schedule of Events
|10:15-11:15||Concurrent Paper Presentations|
|11:15-12:30||Lunch (including faculty lunch with Dr. Feldman)|
|12:30-1:30||College Bowl (Session 1)|
|1:30-2:30||Keynote Address: Dr. Robert S. Feldman|
|3:15-4:00||Student Engagement with Dr. Feldman|
|3:15-3:45||OPS Business Meeting|
|4:00-5:00||College Bowl (Session 2)|
Conference registration is $10. In addition, 2010 OPS membership dues are assessed at $15 for students and $25 for faculty. First authors on poster and paper presentations must be members of OPS. Please make checks payable to OPS. Although on-site registration will be available, pre-registration is encouraged to assist in planning for the conference (and early-bird registration/membership fees received by March 31, 2010, will receive a $5 discount). Send registration materials (including membership applications and fees as appropriate) to the address at the bottom of this page.
CALL FOR PAPERS, POSTERS, SYMPOSIA
DEADLINE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010
Proposals for posters, papers (12 minutes), and symposia (45 or 60 minutes) are encouraged. Proposals must be received electronically no later than 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2010. Proposals are to be submitted to the UCO chapter of Psi Chi (at firstname.lastname@example.org). Notification of acceptance will be sent to the sender’s e-mail address. Notification of acceptance and presentation time will be emailed by Monday, April 5, 2010. To be considered for a paper presentation award, be sure to include a 15-page (maximum), double-spaced paper describing the project. To be considered for poster presentation award, include a 750-word (maximum) summary of the project. To be considered for a travel award, include verification the poster/paper has been accepted at a regional, national, or international conference. NOTE: these materials are in addition to the above mentioned requirements and are also due by Wednesday, March 31, 2010.
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