Plains Region TOPSS Speakers Bureau

Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

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?*
Helen Harton (319) 273-2235

University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa

Social psychologist; prejudice, attraction, and social influence/attitude change Yes
Patricia Costello (651) 253-9979

Walden University
Saint Peter, Minn.

Neuroscience, cognitive psychology
Sarah Sifers (507) 389-5755

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, Minn.

Clinical child psychology; experience in various clinical settings ranging from private practice to schools to a psychiatric hospital Yes
Mike Tikkanen

(952) 542-9318

Court appointed child advocate
Minneapolis

Mental health, topic of abused and neglected children and American institutions.
Andrew Johnson (816) 584-6722

Park University
Parkville, Mo.

Cognitive psychology, research methods, critical thinking Yes
David Jones (573) 592-5288

Westminster College
Fulton, Mo.

Social psychology Yes, please provide instructions
Erin Haugen (701) 780-6821

University of North Dakota
Grand Falls, N.D.

Licensed psychologist at Assessment & Therapy Associates of Grand Forks; Clinical psychology with adults and adolescents with a particular focus on relationships and empowerment of girls and women; sport psychology. Yes
Bill Wozniak (308) 865-8235

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, Neb.

Cognitive psychology, sensation and perception (illusions, distractions, and noise), evidence for the paranormal: why people believe. Yes
Brad Caskey (715) 425-3306

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
River Falls, Wis.

Life-span human development, exceptional children, gender & sexual orientation issues Yes
Regan A.R. Gurung (920) 465-5679

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Green Bay, Wis.

Health, Social Yes
Daniel McCollum (715) 389-6537

University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood City
Marshfield, Wis.

Memory/social psychology Yes, for short lectures (10-15 min. and Q&A session)
Stacey Sadowski (920) 683-3220

Riverhill Psychological Associates
Manitowoc, Wis.

Clinical psychologist, specializes in working with children and adolescents Yes
*Please contact for Skype only if speaker has indicated yes.