Eastern Region TOPSS Speakers Bureau

Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia

These faculty and other professionals have volunteered to work collaboratively with local teachers via the TOPSS Speaker Bureau. APA does not necessarily endorse or validate these speakers or the content of their talks. The speakers do not necessarily represent the views of APA.

Name Phone Location Specialty Willing to Skype into a high school classroom?*
Diane Finley (301) 322-0869

Prince George's Community College
Largo, Md.

Online learning and sport psychology Yes
Teresa Sawyer (410) 386-8216

Carroll Community College
Westminster, Md.

General, psychology; psychology of companion animals (dogs and horses), positive psychology  
George Spilich (410) 778-7734

Washington College
Chestertown, Md.

Cognition, brain, concussions, neurological disorders Yes
Brooke Cannon (570) 348-6211
ext. 2324

Marywood University
Scranton, Pa.

Neuropsychology, clinical psychology (training, profession, etc.); psychology in film, abnormal psychology, professional ethics Yes
Francine Fettman (412) 367-1369

Professional trainer and presenter
Allison Park, Pa.

Anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress, abuse cases, etc. Yes
Kristel M. Gallagher (570) 945-8370

Keystone College,
La Plume, Pa.

Health psychology: health behavior change, motivation, eating behavior, exercise. Social psychology: persuasion, communication, media. Research methods: research design; statistics. Yes
Joe Horton (724) 458-2004

Grove City College
Grove City, Pa.

Developmental - child, marriage Yes
Jamie G. McMinn (724) 946-7120

Westminster College,
New Wilmington, Pa.

Social psychology with focus on groups and teams; diversity in organizations. Yes
Donald Myers (570) 253-4591

Forensic psychologist
Honesdale, Pa.

Forensic psychology  
Michael Sachs (215) 204-8718

Temple University
Scranton, Pa.

Exercise and sport psychology  
Sandra Webster (724) 946-7359

Westminster College
New Wilmington, Pa.

Research design/stat, cross-culture, emotion  
Noel Bauman (434) 987-2918

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

Sport psychology Yes, but prefer in person.
Dennis Goff (434) 947-8547

Randolph College
Lynchburg, Va.

Developmental psychology, evolutionary psych, stats  
Doug Griffith (703) 203-8562
(571) 557-9807

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems
Arlington, Va.

Applied experimental and engineering psychology; applied cognitive psychologist Yes, please provide instructions.
Natalie K. Lawrence (540) 908-7753 or (540) 568-2554

James Madison University,
Harrisonburg, Va.

I'm a social psychologist working as an academic. I can talk about the research I do to decrease texting while driving. Yes
Beth Schwartz (434) 947-8548

Randolph College
Lynchburg, Va.

Children's eyewitness memory Yes
Edward F. Etzel (304) 293-7062

West Virginia University
Morgantown, W.Va.

Sport psychology Yes
*Please contact for Skype only if speaker has indicated yes.