New England Psychological Association

The New England Psychological Association (NEPA) was incorporated in 1963 and is a regional association for psychological science.


Our Mission

NEPA is dedicated to the advancement of psychology as a science, as a profession, and as a means of promoting human welfare. NEPA in partnership with NECTOP hosts an annual meeting each fall that includes invited addresses, symposia, workshops, papers, and posters on the topics of psychological science research and teaching.


WPI 2022

Annual NECTOP Conference
Friday, October 21, 2022


Annual NEPA Conference
Saturday, October 22, 2022

NECTOP Priority Submission
Friday, October 21, 2022 | Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester Massachusetts

Priority will be given to Posters, Participant Idea Exchanges and Demonstrations of Classroom Activities including those connected to mental health issues related to teacher/student interactions submitted between soon to be determined dates.

The priority deadline for submissions will be announced soon.


How to Submit Your Proposal

NEPA Priority Submission
Saturday, October 22, 2022 | Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester MA

NEPA Priority Submission Deadline: Dates to be determined for symposia and papers representing all areas of the psychological sciences.

Priority poster submission deadline is to be determined soon.

How To Submit Your Proposal

The person chosen to receive the award will be announced at NEPA’s virtual business meeting.

Subsequently, the awardee will deliver the Distinguished Contribution Award Lecture at the virtual meeting.

The award will be augmented with a modest honorarium and substantial financial support for NEPA Annual Meeting attendance.

How To Nominate Someone


Honorary Undergraduate Scholar (HUS) awards will be presented at NEPA’s Annual Meeting.

The HUS award recognizes individuals with outstanding undergraduate records in psychology and encourages promising students to pursue careers in the discipline.

How To Nominate Someone

About NEPA

The New England Psychological Association (NEPA) was incorporated in 1963 and is a regional association for psychological science. NEPA partners with the Northeastern Conference for the Teaching of Psychology (NECTOP).

Our primary purpose is to bring those interested in psychological science and the teaching of psychology together annually with an annual conference that focuses on empirical research in psychological science as well as best practices and innovations in teaching.


Leadership Team

Adam M. Volungis, Ph.D.

Adam M. Volungis, Ph.D.


Len Doerfler, Ph.D.

Len Doerfler, Ph.D.


Sue K. Adams, Ph.D.

Sue K. Adams, Ph.D.


Jeanine Skorinko, Ph.D.

Jeanine Skorinko, Ph.D.


Ashleigh Hillier, Ph.D.

Ashleigh Hillier, Ph.D.

Secratary of NEPA


Association Coordinator’s
Mailing address:

Michael Amico, Ph.D.
Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd
256 Beacon Hall
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: 203-362-5163


The New England Psychological Association presents invited addresses, symposia, workshops, papers and posters at annual autumn meetings held in the six New England states, usually on a college campus.