•                   keynote speaker

    SSEA is excited to announce that Brian K. Barber, Ph.D. will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 Conference on Emerging Adulthood. Dr. Barber is a New America Fellow in Washington, D.C., and Professor of Child and Family Studies and Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict at the University of Tennessee. Please click here to visit Dr. Barber's website.


  •                                                       master lectures

    Please see the Master Lectures abstracts here.

    The 8th biennial Conference will also include Master Lectures from Scott Stanley and   Elisabetta Crocetti. Dr. Stanley is a Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Denver (view his faculty page here), and Dr. Crocetti is a Senior Assistant Professor at the University of Bologna (view her website here). Also presenting are Ofra Mayseless, University of Haifa,  and Larry Nelson, Brigham Young University.

  • Presidential Address

    Please see Dr. Morgan's abstract here.

    Speaker: Elizabeth Morgan, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Springfield College, MA. She is president-elect for the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA). Please view her website here.