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MUPC - Keynote Speakers

Leonard Green, PhD

Keynote Address: "Self-Control as Choice Behavior: The Behavioral Economics of Impulsivity"

Leonard Green, PhD

Dr. Leonard Green is a professor of psychology and director of undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He received his undergraduate degree from the City College of New York (CCNY) and his PhD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Green's research concerns choice and decision-making in rats, pigeons, and people, with a particular interest in models of self-control, impulsivity, choice and decision-making, and basic learning processes. He is one of the developers of 'behavioral economics,' which is a transdisciplinary field that combines the experimental methodology of psychology with the theoretical constructs of economics. He has published over 150 articles and book chapters and served as Editor of the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, and currently is a Consulting Editor for Behavior and Philosophy, on the Advisory Board of The Psychological Record, and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning & Cognition. Dr. Green is a Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and he is President-elect of Division 25 (Behavior Analysis) of the American Psychological Association.

Drew Carson Appleby, PhD

Psi Chi Address: "The Kisses of Death in the Graduate School Application Process"

Faculty Workshop Talk: "Skills-Based Advising Strategies to Enable Job-Seeking College Graduates to Be Hired, Be Promoted, and Keep Their Jobs"

Drew Carson Appleby, PhD

Dr. Appleby received his BA from Simpson College in 1969 and his PhD from Iowa State University in 1972. During his four-decade career, he chaired the Marian University Psychology Department, was the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the IUPUI Psychology Department, and served as the Associate Dean of the IUPUI Honors College. He used his research on teaching, learning, advising, and mentoring to enable college students to adapt to their educational environment, acquire academic competence, set realistic goals, and achieve their career aspirations. He authored over 100 publications; made over 600 professional presentations; received 44 institutional, regional, and national awards for teaching, advising, mentoring, and service; and was honored for his contributions to the science and profession of psychology by being named as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Midwestern Psychological Association, and as the 30th distinguished member of Psi Chi. Most importantly, during his 13 years at IUPUI, he was designated as a mentor by 777 graduating psychology majors, 222 of whom indicated he was their most influential mentor by selecting the following sentence to describe his impact: "This professor influenced the whole course of my life and his effect on me has been invaluable."

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