Psychology Programs



Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

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Bachelor of Science, Psychology

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Bachelor of Science in Education, Psychology

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Minor in Psychology

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Master of Science, Psychology -
Clinical Psychology Concentration

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Master of Science, Psychology -
Industrial /
Organizational Concentration

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Master of Science, Psychology -
School Psychology

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Education Specialist (Ed.S.) -
School Psychology

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Psychology of Learning and Exceptionality

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Department of Psychology

Ken Weaver, Ph.D., Professor


Dean, The Teachers College

1999 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor



PhD, Educational Psychology, Columbia University, 1986 

MA, Educational Psychology, Columbia University, 1983 

MEd, Secondary Science Education, University of South Carolina, 1979 

BS, Biology, University of South Carolina, 1973 

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Certification/licensure of high school psychology teachers, emotion and memory relationship, teaching and assessment


Awards/Professional Involvement

2016-present Co-chair, Kansas Education Commissioner’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on the shortage of qualified teachers

2014-present Member, American Psychological Association Steering Committee for the Summit for High School Psychology

2012-2014 President, Kansas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

2011 - Successful Kansas State Department of Education/NCATE Accreditation visit

2006 Psi Chi Florence L. Denmark National Advisor Award

2003-04 President of the Southwestern Psychological Association

2002 Robert S. Daniel Excellence in Teaching Award for a 4-year college or university from Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2)

2001 Psi Chi Midwest Regional Faculty Advisor Award

2001 Fellow, American Psychological Association



Phone: 620-341-5367


Office Location: Visser Hall, 211C