Karen D. Multon

School of Education -
Emeritus
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited), Loyola University of Chicago
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, 130 N
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Summary

Education

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited), Loyola University of Chicago
M.A., Learning Disabilities, Saint Xavier University
B.A., Education of the Educable Mentally Handicapped; Elementary Education, University of Illinois at Chicago

Selected Presentations

Warlick, C., Ingram, P., Multon, K., & Vyuk, A. (11/30/2014). Profiling Religious Fundamentalism: Investigating Personality and Vocation. Annual Convention of the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association. Kansas City, Missouri
Harvey, E., & Multon, K. D. (11/30/2014). Psychological Well-Being and Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy. Annual Conference of the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association. Kansas City, Missouri
Coleman, J. S. M., Multon, K. D., Taylor, C., & Newby, K. (10/31/2014). Weather Phobia: Prevalence, Severity, and Traumatic Events. Annual Convention of the International Society of Biometeorology. Cleveland, Ohio
Ingram, P., Multon, K. D., Ternes, M., Newby, K., Prittie, B., & Vnadament, M. (8/31/2014). Career Indecision in African American, Hispanic, and White College Students. Annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C
Ternes, M., Multon, K. D., Ingram, P., Vandament, M., Newby, K., & Prittie, B. (8/31/2014). Native American Academic Persistence: Career Indecision and Academic Self-Efficacy. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C
Warlick, C., Multon, K. D., Ingram, P., & Vyuk, A. (8/31/2014). Personality Profiles in the Five-Factor Model of Individuals with High Religious Fundamentalism. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C
Multon, K. D., Coleman, J. S. M., Newby, K., & Taylor, C. (8/31/2014). Prevalence of Severe Weather Phobia. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D. C
Multon, K. D., Kerr, B. A., Ingram, P., Vyuk, A., & Warlick, C. (8/31/2014). Properties of the Distance from Privilege Measures with a Diverse Adult Sample. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C
Coleman, J. S. M., Multon, K. D., Newby, K., & Taylor, C. (4/30/2014). Weathering the Storm: Severe Weather Phobia Occurrence and Severity. Annual Convention of the American Association of Geographers. Tampa, Florida
Vyuk, A., Ingram, P., Multon, K. D., & Warlick, C. (2/28/2014). Examining the Fit of the Openness/Intellect Model on the M5-50. Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Austin, Texas
Ingram, P., Multon, K. D., Vyuk, A., & Warlick, C. (2/28/2014). NEO-PI-3 Domain and Facet Similarities to a Brief IPIP Instrument. Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Austin, Texas
Warlick, C., Multon, K. D., Ingram, P., & Vyuk, A. (2/28/2014). Personality Profiles in the Five Factor Model of Individuals with High Religious Fundamentalism. Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Austin, Texas
Multon, K. D., Vandament, M., Ternes, M., Newby, K., & Ingram, P. (8/31/2013). Impact of Academic Self-Efficacy and Career Indecision on Persistence for Native American Students. American Psychological Association 2013. Honolulu, Hawaii
Newby, K., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2013). Predictors of body image self-consciousness in a sample of heterosexual women. American Psychological Association Convention. Honolulu, Hawaii
Ingram, P., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2013). Risk and resiliency for anti-social behaviors in female adolescents. American Psychological Association Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii
Owens, R. L., & Multon, K. D. (6/30/2013). Psychometrics and recommended uses for the Preschool Strengths Inventory. International Positive Psychology Association Conference. Los Angeles CA
Multon, K. D., & Kerr, B. A. (3/28/2013 - 3/28/2013). Development of the Distance from Privilege Measures. Third Annual Spring Symposium on the Scholarship of Diversity. University of Kansas
Owens, R., Multon, K., & Patterson, M. (8/31/2012). Development and initial validation of the Preschool Strengths Inventory. American Psychological Association. Orlando, FL
Ginsberg, R., & Multon, K. D. (4/30/2012). Leading during a financial tsunami: The experiences of deans and department chairs. Presented at the annual convention of the American Research Association. Vancouver, BC, Canada
Multon, K. D., & Kerr, B. A. (1/31/2012). Impact of distance from privilege and gender relations on persistence in STEM majors for college women. Paper session presented at the School of Education Research Conference, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Kerr, B. A., & Multon, K. D. (11/30/2011). Understanding the role of distance from privilege in predicting women’s persistence in STEM. Invited presentation to the ADVANCE group of the National Science Foundation. Washington, DC
Motl, T., Multon, K. D., & Krieshok, T. (8/31/2011). The effects of rational and intuitive decision-making strategies on choice quality. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Ginsberg, R., & Multon, K. D. (4/30/2011). Leading in financially stressful times. In S. Conley and B. Cooper (Co-Chairs) Retaining and renewing educational leaders: Preparation, socialization, and work lives. Roundtable presented at the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA
Zhao, F., Multon, K. D., Molina, L., & Motl, T. (4/30/2011). Persistence in Native American Collegians: An exploratory study. Paper session presented at the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA
Genther, D., Le, T., Multon, K. D., & Ginsberg, R. (8/31/2010). Applying the job demands-resources model to academic chairs: Predicting positive and negative work-related affect. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Diego, CA
Motl, T., Multon, K. D., Molina, L., Haskell, B., Lobdell, E., & Rutt, B. (8/31/2010). Persistence in Native American Collegians: Factors Associated with Second Year Enrollment. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Diego, CA
Multon, K. D. (4/30/2010). How chairs can support the transition from associate to full professor. In M. L. Hummert (Chair), "Transitioning from associate to full." Symposium presented at the Big 12 Workshop on Faculty Diversity. Lawrence, KS
Hammond, M., Robinson-Kurpius, S., Kerr, B. A., Multon, K. D., Syme, M., & Fry, N. (8/31/2009). An overview of the NSF project on STEM. In K. D. Multon and B. A. Kerr (Co-Chairs), Supports and Barriers for Women in STEM: An NSF Project. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Multon, K. D., Kerr, B. A., Hammond, M., Robinson-Kurpius, S., Syme, M., & Fry, N. (8/31/2009). Development of the Distance from Privilege and Gender Relations Inventories. In K. D. Multon and B. A. Kerr (Co-Chairs), Supports and Barriers for Women in STEM: An NSF Project. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association
Motl, T. C., Multon, K. D., Zhao, F., Haskell, B., Molina, L. E., Krogmann, M. A., ...Robinson, M. A. (8/31/2009). Factors associated with college persistence in first-year Native American students. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Owens, R., Multon, K. D., & Kerr, B. A. (8/31/2009). Relationships, gender relations, and hope in women in STEM majors. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Kerr, B. A., Multon, K. D., Robinson-Kurpius, S., Hammond, M., Hansen, R., Wells, B., ...Owens, R. (8/31/2009). Results and discussion. In K. D. Multon and B. A. Kerr (Co-Chairs), Supports and Barriers for Women in STEM: An NSF Project. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Owens, R., Kerr, B. A., Multon, K. D., Hammond, M., Robinson-Kurpius, S., Hassert, S., ...Rigali-Oiler, M. B. (8/31/2009). STEM workshops: Data collection procedures. In K. D. Multon and B. A. Kerr (Co-Chairs), Supports and Barriers for Women in STEM: An NSF Project. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Robinson-Kurpius, S., Hammond, M., Multon, K. D., Kerr, B. A., Dixon, S., & Sarms, A. (8/31/2009). Women in STEM: An endangered species. In K. D. Multon and B. A. Kerr (Co-Chairs), "Supports and Barriers for Women in STEM: An NSF Project." Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Hammond, M. S., Betz, N. E., Multon, K. D., Zytowski, D., Irvin, T., & Wright, K. (6/30/2009). Super’s Work Values Inventory-Revised Scale validation for African Americans. Super’s Work Values Inventory-Revised Scale validation for African Americans. St. Louis, MO
Multon, K. D., Genther, D., Lee, T., & Ginsberg, R. (4/30/2009). Buffers and risk factors associated with health and well-being in academic chairs. Roundtable session presented at the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA
Multon, K. D. (9/30/2008). Maximizing potential: What you can do now to prepare for your future career. Keynote Address to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. University of Kansas
Kerr, B. A., Multon, K. D., Syme, M., Fry, N., Owens, R., Ackerman, C., ...Hammond, M. (8/31/2008). Milestones and danger zones for women in STEM careers. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA
Johnson, D., Vargas, C., Multon, K. D., Hammond, M., Moore, T., Cruse, S., ...Sharma, S. (3/31/2008). Career aspirations of African-American college students. Poster session presented at the International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago, IL
Kerr, B. A., Multon, K. D., Syme, M., Fry, N., Hammond, M., Kurpius, S., ...Ackerman, C. (3/31/2008). Development of the Distance from Privilege Measure. Poster session presented at the International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago, IL
Kerr, B. A., & Multon, K. D. (3/31/2008). Milestones and danger zones of gifted girls. Invited presentation at the Ohio Association for Talented and Gifted. Medina, OH
Kerr, B. A., & Multon, K. D. (3/31/2008). Milestones and danger zones of talented women in STEM. Invited presentation at Gifted Association of Missouri/ National Gifted Resource Council. St. Louis, MO
Multon, K. D. (3/31/2008). Working with your university on grants. In M. Marten’s Changing realities of academia: Counseling psychologists discuss strategies for obtaining grant funds. Presentation at an invited symposium at the International Counseling Psychology Conference
Multon, K. D., Kerr, B. A., Syme, M., & Frey, N. (8/31/2007). Development of the Gender Relations Inventory. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Schuetz, S., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2007). Relationship of alexithymia, interpersonal problems, and self-understanding to psychological distress. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Multon, K. D., Suitor, D., Decedue, C., Hunt, M., Redecker, J., & Krumme, K. (4/30/2007). Career development in the workplace. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL
Multon, K. D., Hammond, M., & Shortridge-Pearce, B. E. (8/31/2006). A cluster-analytic examination of the career development needs of African American college students. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. New Orleans, LA
Shortridge-Pearce, B. E., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2005). Psychosocial factors, health, and women’s work. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Multon, K. D., Shortridge-Pearce, B. E., & Frey, B. B. (8/31/2005). Relation of self-efficacy beliefs to academic outcomes: An Update. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Yang, E., Williams, D., Kirsner, B., Lichtenberg, J. W., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2005). Validation of the Client Concerns Inventory. Poster session presented the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Multon, K. D., Hammond, M. S., Lumpkin, A., Mikula, T. S., Argyrides, M. B., & Pearce, B. S. (8/31/2004). A cluster-analytic examination of the career development needs of college athletes. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, HI
Taylor, M., Multon, K. D., Clark, C., Sandstedt, S., & Yang, E. (8/31/2003). Arthritis and perfectionism: Do standards matter?. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Smarr, K., Multon, K. D., Parker, J. C., & Hewett, J. E. (8/31/2003). Arthritis continuing education for vocational rehabilitation counselors. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Multon, K. D., Hammond, M., & Corona, F. (8/31/2003). Career decision subtypes in a college sample. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Multon, K. D. (8/31/2003). There’s hope on the road ahead. New Fellow’s talk presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Multon, K. D. (4/30/2003). Arthritis Rehabilitation Center: Training in Careers (ARCTIC). In K. D. Multon’s and B. Mallinckrodt’s (Co-Chairs), Applications of Counseling Psychology to Occupational Rehabilitation and Health Psychology. Symposium presented at a national conference entitled Missouri’s Legacy of Innovation in Counseling Psychology: Celebrating 50 Years of APA Accreditation. Columbia, MO
Smarr, K. L., Multon, K. D., Hewett, J. E., Derrick, B., Weston, D. S., Komitareddy, G., ...Parker, J. C. (10/31/2002). Arthritis continuing education for vocational rehabilitation counselors. Paper session presented to the annual convention of the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals. New Orleans, LA
Multon, K. D., Taylor, M., Clark, C., & Sandstedt, S. (8/31/2002). Arthritis Career Transitions Survey (ACTS): Development and psychometric properties. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Taylor, M., Multon, K. D., Clark, C., & Sandstedt, S. (8/31/2002). Career development issues for persons with arthritis. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Clark, C., Multon, K. D., Taylor, M., & Sandstedt, S. (8/31/2002). Psychological effects of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance for persons with arthritis. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Taylor, M., Multon, K. D., Smarr, K., & Clark, C. (8/31/2001). ARCTIC: Preventing negative occupational outcomes for individuals with arthritis through multi-professional interventions. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Jones, N. T., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2001). Comorbidity, typologies, and treatment outcomes in a correctional substance abuse treatment population. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Heppner, M. J., Multon, K. D., & Gysbers, N. (8/31/2001). Informing career counseling training through programmatic empirical research. In M. J. Heppner and K. M. O’Brien (Co-Chairs), Career Counselor Training: Empirical Models, Social Justice Settings, and Diverse Populations. Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Multon, K. D., Heppner, M. J., Gysbers, N., Lee, F., & Wood, R. (8/31/2001). Subtypes of adult clients with career and adjustment problems. In V. Skorikov (Chair), Career Development and Mental Health: Theoretical and Counseling Issues. Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Wilson, K. S., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2001). The impact of stress on health outcomes among law students. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Lee, D., Heppner, M., Heppner, P., Multon, K. D., & Gysbers, N. C. (8/31/2001). The role of problem solving in career counseling outcomes. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Schmitt, M., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2000). Alexithymia, self-care, and life satisfaction. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Multon, K. D., Parker, J., Smarr, K., Stuckey, R., Petroski, G., Hewett, J., ...Walker, S. (8/31/2000). Effects of stress management on pain behavior in rheumatoid arthritis. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Zook, C., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/2000). Influences of achievement, exploration, and feminist identity on career self-efficacy and outcomes expectations. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Ellis-Kalton, C., Multon, K. D., Heppner, M. J., & Gysbers, N. (8/31/2000). Working alliance and counselor verbal response modes in career counseling. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association annual convention. Washington, DC
Taylor, M., Multon, K. D., & Smarr, K. (5/31/2000). Vocational counseling: Arthritis rehabilitation in the 21st century. Workshop presented at the annual convention of the The Alliance for Rehabilitation Counseling (NRCA/ARCA) Annual Professional Development Symposium. Plymouth, MA
Multon, K. D. (4/30/2000). Counseling college students. Discussant for a symposium with four papers presented at the annual convention of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA
Multon, K. D., Smarr, K., Jones, N., Suarez, G., & Dillon, M. (4/30/2000). Development of the Missouri Commitment to Change Scale. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA
Multon, K. D., Heppner, M. J., Gysbers, N., Wood, R., Lee, F., Lee, D., ...MicKinnen, L. (4/30/2000). Development of the taxonomy of career transition resources. Paper session presented at the annual convention of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA
Smarr, K., Rhee, S. H., Parker, J., Petroski, G., Multon, K. D., Johnson, J., ...Walker, S. (11/30/1999). The mediating effects of change in cognition on depression and pain in persons with RA. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals. San Diego, CA
Mobley, M., & Multon, K. D. (4/30/1999). The effects of perfectionism in the counseling process. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Educational Research Association. Montreal, Canada
Zook, C., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/1998). Disordered eating and perceived gender role stress. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Tuomi, N., & Multon, K. D. (8/31/1998). Motivation and self-efficacy in three substance abuse treatment groups. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Heppner, M. J., Multon, K. D., Gysbers, N., Zook, C., & Ellis, C. (8/31/1998). Quantitative and qualitative investigations of career counseling process and outcomes. In D. Luzzo (Chair), Career Counseling Process and Outcome. Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Multon, K. D., Heppner, M. J., Gysbers, N., Zook, C., & Ellis, C. (8/31/1998). Relationship of personal adjustment outcomes to process in career counseling. In D. Luzzo (Chair), Career Counseling Process and Outcome. Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association
Ellis, C., Multon, K. D., Heppner, M. J., & Gysbers, N. (4/30/1998). Counselor verbal response modes and the working alliance in career counseling. Paper presented at the annual national convention of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA
Smarr, K., Parker, J., Kosciulek, J., Multon, K. D., Buchholz, J., Hewett, J., ...Komatireddy, G. (11/30/1997). Relationship of depressive disorders to health status in rheumatoid arthritis. Paper presented at the annual national convention of the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals. Washington, DC
Dunham, M., Multon, K. D., & Koller, J. (8/31/1997). A comparison of adult learning disability subtypes in the vocational rehabilitation system. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Heppner, M. J., Multon, K. D., Gysbers, N., Ellis, C., & Zook, C. (8/31/1997). Career counseling self-efficacy: Its relation to process and outcome measures. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Multon, K. D., Kivlighan, D. M., Jr, Stoelb, M., Wilson, K. S., & Bleier, J. (8/31/1997). Supervisee behavior in counseling supervision. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Multon, K. D., Gysbers, N., & Heppner, M. J. (3/31/1997). The relation of process to outcome in career counseling. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL
Kivlighan, D. M., Jr, Multon, K. D., & Patton, M. J. (3/31/1997). The relationship of insight to outcome in time-limited psychoanalytic counseling. Paper session presented at the annual convention of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL
Davis, J., Multon, K. D., & Kivlighan, D. M., Jr. (2/28/1997). The working alliance and internalization of the relationship in psychotherapy. Paper session presented at the annual convention of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association. Denver, CO
Dvorak, D., & Multon, K. D. (5/31/1996). A comparison of coping styles and self-efficacy expectations of interpersonal skills for dependent and self-critical adolescents. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Kivlighan, D. M., Jr, & Multon, K. D. (4/30/1996). Using the time-limited dynamic psychotherapy manual with novice counselors. Roundtable session presented at the annual convention of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY
Dunham, M., Multon, K. D., & Koller, J. (3/31/1996). Rorschach response profiles of adults with specific learning disabilities. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists. Atlanta, GA
Multon, K. D., Patton, M. J., & Kivlighan, D. M., Jr. (8/31/1995). Development of the Missouri Identifying Transference Scale. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. New York, NY
Multon, K. D., Scholes, R., Koller, J., & Holliday, G. (10/31/1994). Behavioral assessment of vocational rehabilitation clients with learning disabilities: Development of the Koller Adolescent and Adult Behavior Scale. Paper session presented at the annual convention of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL
Multon, K. D. (8/31/1994). Client screening criteria and pre-/post-treatment measures. In M. J. Patton (Chair), The Missouri Psychoanalytic Counseling Research Project: A preliminary report. Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Los Angeles, CA
Ellis, C., & Multon, K. D. (5/31/1994). Gender differences in academic and career self-efficacy beliefs in a middle school population. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Multon, K. D., & Ritter, T. (8/31/1993). Self-efficacy beliefs and moderators as technology for predicting academic outcomes in science. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Multon, K. D., & Heppner, M. J. (8/31/1993). Subtypes of career decision status in a high school population. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Multon, K. D. (8/31/1993). The working alliance in counselor supervision. Chair of symposium presented by M. J. Patton, H. J. Roehlke, A.P. Jackson, and P. B. Gold with discussants E. C. Holloway and K. L. Davis at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Brossart, D., Kivlighan, D. M., Jr, & Multon, K. D. (8/31/1993). Using confirmatory factor analysis to examine two models of group experience. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada
Multon, K. D., & Pupo, C. (10/31/1992). Personality characteristics of practitioner versus scientist-practitioner oriented psychology graduate students. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL
Multon, K. D., & Remington, J. (10/31/1992). Self-efficacy beliefs and writing performance: The effect of a writing intensive class. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL
Multon, K. D., & Ritter, T. (8/31/1992). Moderators of the relation of self-efficacy beliefs to academic outcomes in mathematics. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Multon, K. D. (10/31/1991). The underlying structure of spontaneous causal thinking: Counseling implications. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL
Gibson, J., Multon, K. D., Brennan, M., & Brown, S. D. (8/31/1989). The structure of college adjustment among nontraditional students. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. New Orleans, LA
Multon, K. D., Brown, S. D., & Lent, R. W. (6/30/1989). Relations of academic self-efficacy beliefs and academic outcomes: A meta-analytic investigation. Poster session presented at the first annual convention of the American Psychological Society. Alexandria, VA
Lent, R. W., Brown, S. D., & Multon, K. D. (3/31/1988). Facilitating the transition to college: Theory and treatment of social support. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Association for Counseling and Development. Chicago, IL
Multon, K. D., Susman, M., & Hartson, A. (11/30/1987). An EAP for teachers: A consultation model meeting training and counseling needs. Paper presented at the annual convention of the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. St. Louis, MO
Multon, K. D. (11/30/1987). Where does it hurt? A consultant's guide to problem identification and diagnosis. Paper presented at the annual convention of the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. St. Louis, MO
Multon, K. D., & McGovern, T. (10/31/1986). The psychological problems associated with learning disabilities: Strategies for coping. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Illinois Association for Citizens with Learning Disabilities (currently called the Illinois Learning Disabilities Association). Matteson, IL
Multon, K. D. (3/31/1985). The relationship between juvenile delinquency and learning disabilities. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Illinois Association for Citizens with Learning Disabilities (currently the Illinois Learning Disabilities Association). Matteson, IL

Selected Grants

GSE/RES: Finding female innovators: Profiling potential inventors. 1232390. National Science Foundation. $522283.00. (2/2/2012). Federal. Status: Not Funded
A longitudinal study of the effects of evidence-based interventions on STEM. National Science Foundation. $500000.00. (12/31/2010). Federal. Status: Not Funded
Milestones and Danger Zones for Women in Medicine and Biosciences: Interventions for Increasing Persistence. National Institute of Health. $1000000.00. (12/31/2010). Federal. Status: Not Funded
Milestones and Danger Zones for Talented Women in STEM. National Science Foundation. $499852.00. (10/1/2006 - 9/30/2009). Federal. Status: Funded
Development of a model of persistence in Native American college students. School of Education Research Fund, University of Kansas. $6000.00. (12/31/2009). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Life Sciences Workforce Development: Partnerships for Innovative Laboratory Training. National Science Foundation. $600000.00. (10/1/2004 - 9/30/2007). Federal. Status: Funded. Program Evaluator. Funded for $600,000 over 36 months (starting date 10/1/04) by the National Science Foundation. (1 month per year of summer salary for K. Multon and .50 FTE GRA for the 3 year period to work with K. Multon.)
Developing an Online Introduction to Global Studies Course. FISPE (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education). $249751.00. (12/31/2006). Federal. Status: Not Funded. Carlin, D. Project Director; Multon, K. Program Evaluator. Two year project.
Vocational Rehabilitation Empowerment Program for Persons with Arthritis. National Institute for Disability Rehabilitation Research. $568711.00. (1/1/1998 - 12/31/2003). Federal. Status: Funded. Five year research grant. One of 4 research projects (plus 4 dissemination projects) in the Missouri Arthritis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center Grant 1998-2003 (funded for 4 million dollars by the National Institute for Disability Rehabilitation Research). This project is a collaborative effort with the Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
College BASE Consortium for Assessment of Undergraduate Student Achievement. National Science Foundation. $499999.00. (12/31/2002). Federal. Status: Not Funded. $499,999 over three years.
Psychosocial effects of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance due to arthritis. Missouri Arthritis Rehabilitation and Training Center. $27221.00. (12/31/2001). Other States. Status: Funded. Research proposal submitted to the Missouri Arthritis Rehabilitation and Training Center for supplemental grant funding.
Project ACE: Adolescent Career Exploration. Spencer Foundation. $319000.00. (12/31/1996). Foundation. Status: Not Funded. Three-year research, training and service grant pre-proposal.
Project START: Select Teens as Research Trainees. National Institute of Mental Health. $467000.00. (12/31/1996). Federal. Status: Not Funded. Five-year research, training, and service grant.
Promoting decision-making skills through career exploration. W. T. Grant Foundation. $275000.00. (12/31/1996). Foundation. Status: Not Funded. Three-year research, training, and service pre-proposal.
The Missouri career counseling process and outcome project. University of Missouri Research Council. $955.00. (12/31/1996). Other University. Status: Funded
Evaluating guidance program outcomes for Missouri's children. University of Missouri Research Board. $29515.00. (1/1/1994 - 12/31/1995). Other University. Status: Not Funded
Isabelle Lyda Professorship. University of Missouri. $16310.00. (1/1/1993 - 12/31/1995). Other University. Status: Funded. Awarded $8,155 per year for two years.
Comprehensive Guidance Evaluation Project. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. $8000.00. (1/1/1993 - 12/31/1994). Other States. Status: Funded. Researcher.
Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program Evaluation Project: Phase IV. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. $9000.00. (12/31/1994). Other States. Status: Funded. Gysbers, N. (Project Director), Multon, K. (Project Co-Director) & Lapan, R. (Project Co-Director)
Comprehensive Guidance Evaluation Project. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. $8000.00. (1/1/1992 - 12/31/1993). Other States. Status: Funded. Researcher.
Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Competency Survey: Development project. Ralph Bedell Foundation. $500.00. (12/31/1992). Foundation. Status: Funded
Training of school counselors in the use of the Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Evaluation Survey. Continuing Education Incentive Funds. $3000.00. (12/31/1992). Other States. Status: Funded
Relation of self-efficacy beliefs to academic achievement and persistence in junior and senior high school students. Ralph Bedell Foundation. $500.00. (12/31/1990). Foundation. Status: Funded
From STEM to STEAM: Pathways for Exceptionally Creative Secondary Students. 1321327. National Science Foundation. $7165880.00. Submitted 1/1/2013. Federal. Status: Not Funded. 5 year project

Selected Awards & Honors

Gene A. Budig Writing Professorship
2014-2015

A Gene A. Budig Writing Professorship is awarded every two years to one faculty member in the School of Education, University of Kansas. It is a competitive award.
2014 - 2015
Summer Research Writing Award
School of Education
University of Kansas
2014
Employee Recognition Ceremony
University of Kansas
2013
Senior Administrative Fellow
University of Kansas
2010 - 2011
Sabbatical
University of Kansas
2009
High Flyer Awards
University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Education
1994 - 2003
Graduate Advisor/Mentor of the Year Award
University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Education
2000
William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence
University of Missouri-Columbia
2000
Distinguished Teaching Professorship Nominee
University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Education
1999
Faculty Developmental Leave
University of Missouri-Columbia, Office of the Provost
1997
Graduate Teacher of the Year Award
University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Education
1997
Golden Chalk Award
University of Missouri-Columbia Behavior Sciences Sector
1996
Lyda Professorship
University of Missouri-Columbia College of Education
1993 - 1995
Barbara A. Kirk Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Research
Division l7 (Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association
1991
President's Medallion
Loyola University of Chicago
1988
Sisters of Mercy Scholarship
Saint Xavier University, Chicago
1981
Special Education Scholarship
University of Illinois at Chicago
1973
Illinois State Scholarship Award
1970
Distinguished Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars
University of Kansas
2008 - Present
Fellow
American Psychological Association (APA) of the Division 17 Counseling Psychology
2002 - Present
Phi Kappa Phi
2012 - Present

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