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PERK15 Conference - Nov. 6-7, 2015

The Association of Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas (PERK) will present its annual conference, PERK15, on Nov. 6–7, 2015, on the campus of Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, KS.

The mission of the Association for Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas (PERK) is to promote, improve and disseminate psychological and education research, to encourage collaboration between faculty and students, and to enhance collegiality among college faculty and students in Kansas and other Midwestern states.

Eligibility - Submissions to the PERK15 Conference

All 2- and 4-year faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, and area professionals in psychology, education and related fields are invited to send submissions for presentation and/or posters in three categories: Empirical (research completed), Non-empirical (theoretical literature review), and Symposia. Students are also encouraged to enter the paper competition. Multiple submissions are welcome. 

This year’s invited speakers are:

  • Dr. Randy O. Frost – Harold & Elsa Siipola Israel Professor of Psychology at Smith College in Northampton, MA
  • Dr. Andrew “Ande” Johnson – Professor of Psychology at Park University in Parkville, MO
  • Dr. Brian J. Cowley – Professor of Psychology at Park University
  • Dr. Donald A. Saucier – Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences and 2015-2016 Coffman Chair for Distinguished Teaching Scholars at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

PRE-REGISTER HERE

PERK15 Condensed Schedule (Final).pdf

PERK15ConventionProgram.pdf

Salina Activities for Friday Night and Saturday

Submission Form

Instructions for Oral Presentations

Instructions for Poster Presentations

Student Manuscript Award Guidelines

PERK is a proud supporter and financial contributor for the Great Plains Students'  Psychology Convention and the Journal of Psychological Inquiry

PERK OFFICERS FOR 2015-16

INFORMATION FOR THE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES MAJOR AT KANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY