2019 Convention Speakers

RMPA will hosting an excellent series of speakers this year at the convention.

As they are announced information will be provided below:  


1) Teaching Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alexandra Rutherford


Thank you to our outstanding 2018 Convention Speakers!

Distinguished Alumni Speaker: Robert Morgan, Ph.D.

His talk was titled: Beyond Pop Culture: The Application of Science in Forensic Psychology

Teaching Conference Keynote Speaker: Wayne Viney, Ph.D.

His talk was titled: William James as a Teacher: Some Lessons from History about Teaching

Diversity Speaker: Tania Israel, Ph.D.

Her talk was titled: Four Ways Psychologists Can Participate in Social Change

Past-President Address: William Douglas Woody, Ph.D.

His talk was titled: Finding the Roots of the Hoffman Report: The Psychology of Coercive Interrogation from the Cold War to Guantanamo

Gardner Memorial Lecture: Con Slobodchikoff, Ph.D

His talk was titled: Animal Signals: From Communication To Language

Psi Chi Distinguished Lecturer: Nadine J. Kaslow, Ph.D., ABPP

Her talk was titled: Uniting Psychology for the Future

RMPA Distinguished Lecturer: Steve Lindsay, Ph.D.

His talk was titled: Replicability in Psychological Science

Continuing Education/Professional DevelopmentSpeaker: Sally Spencer Thomas, Ph.D.

Her talk was titled: Innovation in Men’s Mental Health: Using Humor, Media and Digital Engagement to Promote Mental Health and Prevent Suicide for High Risk Men

RMPA Invited Speaker: Fred Coolidge Ph.D.

His talk was titled: Neanderthals: Who were they, Why did they go Extinct, and What can Psychology tell us about them?

President’s Symposium:  Susan Becker Ph.D.,  Matthew Genuchi Ph.D., Jeffrey Rings Ph.D., 

Their talk was titled: The Role of Psychological Science in Suicide Prevention

Worth Publisher Speaker: Susan Nolan, Ph.D. 

Her talk was titled: Critical Thinking and Diversity: Using News (and Fake News!) to Make Your Courses More International and Multicultural

APA Distinguished Scientist Lecturer: Brent W. Roberts, Ph.D.

His Talk was titled: The long and short of personality stability and change

Ellis-Battig Memorial Symposium: Lori E. James, Ph.D.

Chair: Aaron Richmond (arichmo3@msudenver.edu