The convention is almost here!

The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological Association, is pleased to participate in this year’s Annual Convention. We will offer a variety of events, including symposia, discussion hours, and interactive workshops. Events will be in the main convention center spaces (as part of the official program) as well as our hospitality suite.

If you are interested in meeting the people of SPSMM or learning more about the organization, please consider attending our Business Meeting (4:00) or the Social Hour (5:00) on Saturday August 6 in the Sheraton Denver Hotel, Windows Room.

For the main APA site, including information on conference registration and housing, click here.

For SPSMM’s primary convention pageclick here.

For a list of SPSMM’s (regular) programming, scroll down.

For a list of SPSMM’s hospitality suite programming, click here

 

Thursday

Symposium: Recent Research in the Psychology of Men and Masculinities Using Advanced Methods
Session ID: 165
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 155
Co-Listing Divisions: 7, 47
Chair: Ronald F. Levant, EdD, MBA Participants: Daniel K. McKelvey, MA
Co-Author: Ryon C. McDermott, PhD
Co-Author: Joseph H. Hammer, PhD
Co-Author: Ronald F. Levant, EdD, MBA
Co-Author: Rosalie J. Hall, PhD
Co-Author: Z. Kane Jones, MS Y. Joel Wong, PhD
Co-Author: Melissa Burkley, PhD
Co-Author: Angela C. Bell, PhD
Co-Author: Shu-Yi Wang, MS
Co-Author: Elyssa M. Klann, BA Kevin A. Harmon, MA, BS
Co-Author: Mike C. Parent, PhD
Discussant: William M. Liu, PhD

Symposium: Recent Research on the Femininity Ideology Scale-Short Form
Session ID: 164
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 143B
Co-Listing Divisions: 1, 7, 35, 45
Chair: Ronald F. Levant, EdD, MBA
Participant/1st Author Daniel K. McKelvey, MA
Co-Author: Kathleen M. Alto, MA
Co-Author: Ryon C. McDermott, PhD
Co-Author: Katherine Richmond, PhD
Co-Author: Ronald F. Levant, EdD, MBA, Ashlee Davis, MA
Co-Author: Ronald F. Levant, EdD, MBA Roxanne Smethers, BA
Discussant: Joan C. Chrisler, PhD

Sex Trafficking: Human Rights Violations on a Global Scale
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 10:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 150B
Co-Listing Divisions: 52, 35, 44, 51, 56
Chair: Nancy M. Sidun, PsyD

Poster Session
Session ID: 159
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Halls D and E

Skill-Building Session: Federal Funding for Gender-Related Research (CE Credits)
Session ID: 162
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 154A
Co-Listing Divisions: 1, 7, 9, 27, 28, 35, 40, 44, 47, APAGS
Chair: Mike C. Parent, PhD
Participant/1st Author Derek Iwamoto, PhD Yo Jackson, PhD Mimi M. Ghim, PhD Mike C. Parent, PhD

Symposium: More Deeply Understanding Masculine Capital—Examination of Research and Practice
Session ID: 166
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
Facility/Room: Convention Center West Overlook Room
Co-Listing Divisions: 7, 17, 27, Psi Chi
Chair: James R. Mahalik, PhD
Participant/1st Author James R. Mahalik, PhD
Co-Author: Stephanie Sienkiewicz, MA Brendan Gough, PhD Fredric E. Rabinowitz, PhD
Discussant: Jesse Owen, PhD

Enhancing Presentation Skills using Emerging Technologies
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 151A
Co-Listing Divisions: 28, 34, 51
Chair: Justin Strickland, MS, & Amber Story, PhD

Innovative Approaches to Research with Diverse LGBTQ+ Populations: Graduate Student Perspectives
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 2:00 PM – 3:50 PM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 150A
Co-Listing Divisions: 44, 35, 45, 51
Chair: Mary T. Guerrant, MS

Social Hour: for Early Career Psychologists
Session ID: 1373
Day/Time: 8/3/2017 Thu 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM
Facility/Room: Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Hotel Marquis Salon 12
Co-Listing Divisions: 17, 35, 44

Friday

Trans Identity in Middle Childhood: Current Knowledge and Issues
Day/Time: 8/4/2017 Fri 8:00 AM – 9:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 150A
Co-Listing Divisions: 35, 8, 16, 44, 51, 53
Chair: lore m. dickey, PhD

Skill-Building Session: Effective Mentoring—Current Strategies and New Approaches  (CE Credits)
Session ID: 163
Day/Time: 8/4/2017 Fri 9:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 144C
Co-Listing Divisions: 1, 12, 28, 35, APAGS
CoChairs: Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter, PhD, Holly B. Sweet, PhD
Participant/1st Author Daniel Singley, PhD Alexandra M. Minieri, PhD
Co-Author: Monica U. Ellis, MA Tyler C. Bradstreet, MS Alfiee M. Breland-Noble, PhD Brian Cole, PhD Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, PhD

Invited Address: From Idea to Action: How APA Members Can Influence Federal Legislation
Session ID: 174
Day/Time: 8/4/2017 Fri 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 145A
Participant/1stAuthor Adam Zipkin, Amber Hewitt, PhD

Conversation Hour: Understanding and Treating Marginalized Men—The Men’s Center Approach
Session ID: 160
Day/Time: 8/4/2017 Fri 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 154B
Co-Listing Divisions: 7, 27, 30, Psi Chi
Chair: Jon Davies, PhD
Participant/1st Author John Phan, MEd Jessica Cerda, MS Jon Davies, PhD

Saturday

Symposium: Future Directions of Gender-Based Violence Research— Instrumentation and Masculinity
Session ID: 167
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sat 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 204B
Co-Listing Divisions: 7, 9, 27, 35, 41, 43, 56, APAGS, Psi Chi
Chair: Christopher T.H. Liang, PhD
Participant/1st Author Ryon C. McDermott, PhD Nicole L. Johnson, PhD Christina Hermann, BS
Co-Author: Christopher T.H. Liang, PhD
Discussant: Christopher Kilmartin, PhD

Discussion: Feminism Is for Everyone— Bringing More Men Into the Conversation
Session ID: 161
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sat 10:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 101
Co-Listing Divisions: 1, 7, 9, 17, 26, 27, 30, 35, APAGS, Psi Chi
CoChairs: Ryan A. McKelley, PhD, Holly B. Sweet, PhD
Participant/1st Author Mike C. Parent, PhD Elyssa M. Klann, BA Ryan Mallo, PhD Carin Molenaar, MEd Thomas J. Parkman, BS Lauren Clinton, BA Michael Baglieri, MS Randa Remer-Eskridge, PhD

Counseling Psychologists in Medical Centers: Exploring Mechanisms for Growth 
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sun 12:00 AM – 1:50 PM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 151A
Co-Listing Divisions: 51, 17, 38
Chair: Tyler C. Bradstreet, MS

Executive Committee Meeting
Session ID: 1096
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sat 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
Facility/Room: Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Hotel Woodley Park Room
Chair: Holly B. Sweet, PhD
Participant/1st Author David H. Whitcomb, PhD Ryon C. McDermott, PhD Randa Remer-Eskridge, PhD

Presidential Address: A Feminist in the World of Men: A Personal Journey
Session ID: 168
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sat 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
Facility/Room: Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Hotel Capitol Room
Speaker: Holly B. Sweet, PhD

Fellows Address and Awards Ceremony
Session ID: 169
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sat 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM
Facility/Room: Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Hotel Capitol Room
Speaker: Andrew P. Smiler, PhD “Creating Relationally Healthy Young Men”

Business Meeting and Newcomers Meeting
Session ID: 170
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sat 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM
Facility/Room: Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Hotel Capitol Room

Social Hour
Session ID: 171
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sat 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM
Facility/Room: Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Hotel Capitol Room

Division Dinner
Day/Time: 8/5/2017 Sat 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Location: Capitol City Brewing Company 1100 New York Avenue (Corner of 11th and H street NW)
Cost: $26/person ($30 with dessert). Cost includes tip but not beverages other than coffee/tea/soda/water.
Please RSVP to Mike Parent (michael.parent@ttu.edu) by July 15.

Sunday

Paper Session: The Mask We Live In: The Socialization and Enactment of Adolescent Black Males’ Masculinity Ideologies
Session ID: 173
Day/Time: 8/6/2017 Sun 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 209B
Co-Listing Divisions: 1, 7, 27, 30, 43, Psi Chi Participant/1stAuthor Nino Rodriguez, MA

Paper Session: Comparison of Male and Female Rape Myth Scripts
Session ID: 172
Day/Time: 8/6/2017 Sun 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Facility/Room: Convention Center Room 160
Co-Listing Divisions: 7, 30, 35, 41, 56, Psi Chi
Participant/1st Author Marjorie H. Carroll, PhD
Co-Author: Lisa M. Korenman, PhD

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