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Moravian College
Psychology Conference

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Program

Keynote Speaker: Catherine Bagwell, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Colgate University

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“The Importance of Friends in Childhood and Adolescence”

Catherine Bagwell is professor of psychology at Colgate University where she teaches courses in developmental psychology and developmental psychopathology.  Prior to joining the Colgate faculty in 2012, Dr. Bagwell was the MacEldin Trawick Professor of Psychology at the University of Richmond where she had been on the faculty since 1999.  Dr. Bagwell received her B.S. in psychology from the University of Richmond and her Ph.D in clinical psychology from Duke University.  She completed her clinical internship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.  Dr. Bagwell’s research focuses on the developmental significance of peer relations and friendships in childhood, adolescence, and emerging adulthood.


Registraton

All individuals planning to attend the meeting must register.  Even if you have submitted an abstract, you must also register for the conference.  A $20.00 conference registration fee will be collected on site the day of the conference beginning at 8:30 am (presentations will begin at 9:00 am). This registration fee will help defray the cost of the conference.  Please indicate your lunch choice when you register.

Equipment

Rooms are equipped with projectors.  AirPlay and HMDI-compatible laptops can be used to present; if you do not have a laptop or choose not to bring one, a MacBook laptop will be provided for you (bring your presentation on a USB drive). If you would like to request another form of presentation equipment, please do so in the comments box at the bottom of the submission form.

Proceedings

Abstracts will be published in a conference program.  Hard copies of the conference program will be provided to registered attendees upon check-in at the conference.

Paper Presentations

Paper presentations will be 15 minutes including questions. Submissions must include an abstract of no more than 150 words, the title, author(s), institutional affiliation, contact information, and the name and email for a faculty sponsor.

Upon notice of acceptance, it is understood that you or your representative will attend and present the research.  Please check back in early April for the conference schedule.

Poster Presentations

Submissions must include an abstract of no more than 150 words, the title, author(s), institutional affiliation, contact information, and the name and email for a faculty sponsor. Please check back later for Poster size requirements. Poster boards and push pins will be provided.

Questions?

Contact Dr. Sarah K. Johnson at skjohnson@moravian.edu.

 

This year’s conference is hosted by Moravian College Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program