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The Midwestern Region

The Midwestern Region

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Canada–Ontario.

Latest Regional News

08/14/2020: You're invited to attend the 2021 MPA Convention in Chicago, IL, April 22–24.

Regional VP Fun Fact

The best trip Dr. Root Luna ever took was a tour of Italy with her college choir. She says, "It was a whirlwind of culture, amazing food, and phenomenal cathedrals with amazing acoustics. Even though it was over 10 years ago and I’ve visited some wonderful places since, I think it will always be one of my favorites." See more fun facts!


Chapter Spotlight

Grand Valley State University (MI) 2nd Annual Southwest Michigan Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (from left to right): Jenna Beffel (coauthor and member), Carly Bartes (poster author), Jenna Bekkala (volunteer coordinator), Dorie Sullivan (president), Kristen Miller (volunteer Coordinator), Dr. Naomi J. Aldrich (advisor).

2021 MPA Convention

April 22–24, 2021
Chicago, IL | Palmer House Hilton
Visit the MPA website.
Submissions deadline: November 4
See last year's Psi Chi program at MPA.

Planning Ahead

Although MPA 2020 was canceled due to COVID-19, we thank everyone who gave their time and support in planning for that event! While we wait for more details about MPA 2021, you are encouraged to:

Other Conventions

Learn about upcoming programming. 

Regional Awards

Regional Research Awards

If you have done empirical research, consider presenting a poster or paper to share your work with the professional community. By presenting at MPA, you will be eligible for one of 16 Regional Research Awards available to members of the Midwestern region. More importantly, you will gain experience and confidence.

To find out more, check out these resources:

Regional Travel Grants

There are lots of good reasons to consider attending the MPA convention—especially if you’ve got some great research to share. Psi Chi encourages members to take advantage of the opportunity to go by offering Regional Travel Grants.

If you attend MPA, you should apply for a Psi Chi travel grant—you may find yourself eligible and have your travel expenses reimbursed!

Regional Chapter Award

Chapters throughout the Midwest are doing original, interesting research and serving their communities. If your chapter is doing great work, apply for the Regional Chapter Award.

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