Midwestern Region TOPSS Speakers Bureau

Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee

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?*
Tami J. Eggleston (618) 537-6926

McKendree University
Lebanon, Ill.

General psychology, sport psychology, social psychology, and human sexuality Yes
Nicole Gabana

Indiana University
Bloomington, Ill.

Sport psychology/counseling psychology, athletic counseling Yes
Christine Grela (815) 479-7725

McHenry County College
Crystal Lake, Ill.

Romantic relationships with a focus on attachment theory and evolutionary psychology Yes
John Mayer (312) 917-1240

University of Nuevo Leon (Mexico)

President of the International Sports Professionals Association (ISPA), vice-president of the Center for Ethical Youth Coaching (CEYC), clinical psychology of teens/sports psychology
Joan Warmbold Boggs  

Oakton Community College
Des Plaines, Ill.

Positive parenting, practical applications of operant conditioning and infant mental health; how our thinking process creates our moods and/or how to modify our thought patterns to enhance our mental health; the impact of stressful events on our body and mind and strategies that will significantly reduce the impact of stress; how to become a positive contributor to the mental health and happiness of those around you Maybe
Karen Chambers (574) 284-4528

Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, Ind.

Eyewitness memory, cognitive Yes
David Baskind (989) 686-9374

Delta College
Saginaw, Mich.

Developmental psychologist Yes
Jay Brand (616) 393-1323

Cognitive Psychologist
Holland, Mich.

Environmental psychology as applied to corporate office environments primarily; basic human factors & ergonomics research, organizational design & behavior, designing communication strategies for selling/proposing research projects, demonstrating the value of investment in human-centered design of the work environment. Cognitive/organizational psychologist and organizational development Yes
Chelsi Day (419) 544-2692

Private Practice
Columbus, Ohio.

Sport psychology, performance enhancement, transition, and coping with injury Yes
Vincent Granito (440) 366-4707

Lorain County Community College
Elyria, Ohio

General psychology, careers in psychology, personality, social psychology and sport psychology Yes
Daniel Fasko (419) 372-9184

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio

Educational psychologist: teaching and learning, critical and creative thinking, moral development and education  
Elizabeth Swenson (216) 397-4434

John Carroll University
University Hgts., Ohio

Ethics, psychology and law Maybe
Nicky Ozbek (423) 425-4262

University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, Tenn.

Brain injury, olfaction, consciousness Yes
Crystal Wright Colter (865) 981-8269

Maryville College
Maryville, Tenn.

Social psychologist; professional research interests include social behavior, stereotyping and prejudice, persuasion, group processes and relations, and impression management; true passion in teaching and learning with individuals and groups  
*Please contact for Skype only if speaker has indicated yes.