Southeastern Psychological Association


This is the official website for the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA).

SEPA is a regional psychological association affiliated with the American Psychological Association (APA).


Join us for the 61st Annual Meeting in beautiful Hilton Head!
March 18 - 21, 2015


Annual Meeting Online Registration is now closed - Only on-site registration is available at this time.

2015 Convention Schedule (PDF) - Updated February 11, 2015

SEPA welcomes you to The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa March 18th – March 21st , 2015. Be inspired at our 61st Annual Meeting while also nourishing your soul on the sandy beaches of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Program highlights include the following:

  • Deborah Best, Wake Forest University - Culture and the Socialization of Gender
  • Steve Kass, University of West Florida - Driver Attention: Findings and Future Directions
  • Scott Lilienfeld, Emory University - Lies My Psychology Teacher Told Me: The Myths of Popular and Academic Psychology
  • APA 2015 Distinguished Scientist Lecturer - Marilyn Carroll, University of Minnesota - Sex and other individual differences in vulnerability to and treatment for addiction
  • CEPO Invited Speaker - Dawn M. Szymanski, University of Tennessee - Heterosexism and Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Persons' Psychosocial Health
  • The Society for the Teaching of Psychology's Invited Speaker - Jordan Troisi, Sewanee: The University of the South - Navigating the Life of the Mind (Together): A Scholarly Look at Pedagogy, Relationships, and the Intersection of the Two.
  • Psi Chi Distinguished Lecturer - Peter Giordano, Belmont University - Identity development in college students: Can random comments change lives?
  • Psi Chi Invited Speaker: Diversity Session - Tara Collins, Winthrop University - Toward a more comprehensive understanding of 'in-between' sexual orientations
  • APA Academic Career Workshop
  • Multiple Continuing Education Workshops