OPA History

OPA History

OPA will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021. 

In 2015, The OPA Board of Directors approved the development of a 75th anniversary history of the association to be published in book form in 2021. 

Dr. Charles, Whipple, has served as the OPA historian from 1972 - 2018 and has written and updated the "Psychology in Oklahoma" 75th anniversary document through 2018.  

You can access and read this document by clicking the following link: 


Psychology in Oklahoma - 75th Anniversary of OPA

Written and Edited by 

Charles Whipple, Ph.D., Ed.D., Litt.D.

OPA Historian, 1972-2018

The Oklahoma Psychological Association’s mission is to promote human welfare
in Oklahoma by advancing psychology as a science and profession.



Endorsed by the Oklahoma Psychological Association