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The Department of Psychology is a vibrant and diverse environment, with 23 full-time faculty, over 800 undergraduate majors, and approximately 50 graduate students. Our department is known for its warm atmosphere and its emphasis on collaborative, cutting-edge science.

We offer doctoral training in clinical, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology, and an experimental Master’s degree program. For undergraduates, we offer a Bachelor of Arts degree, a psychology minor, and a concentration in teacher education. Our emphasis on rigorous teaching and research complement each other in offering students the option to extend their learning beyond the classroom by conducting research in the laboratories of faculty members, as well as in the surrounding community.

The department also provides valuable clinical services to the community at the Psychology Clinic, which is a non-profit organization offering a full range of short-term therapy services and assessments for children, adolescents, and adults.

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News & Announcements

New funding for Silvia, Beaty, Kwapil, and Kane

Drs. Paul Silvia, Roger Beaty, Thomas Kwapil, and Michael Kane have received competitive funding from the Imagination Institute. Their project […]

Mendez comments on recent tragedy in Charleston

Dr. Julie Mendez, Associate Professor of Psychology, commented on the emotional consequences of the massacre in Charleston in the Winston […]

Psychology Clinic to host Dream Camp this summer

The UNCG Psychology Clinic is hosting DREAM Camp this summer! DREAM Camp is a therapeutic and recreational summer day camp […]

Postdoctoral position available in the DUCK Lab

The DUCK Lab (Development and Understanding of Children’s Knowledge), led by Drs. Janet Boseovski and Stuart Marcovitch invites applications for […]


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Department Graduation Ceremony: May 8, 2015

The department will hold this year’s graduation ceremony on Friday May 8 at 2:30pm in the Cone Ballroom of the […]

Kendon Smith Lecture Series: April 9 and 10, 2015

The Department of Psychology is proud to announce this year’s Kendon Smith Lecture Series: Self in a Social World: Social […]

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Department Spotlight

Ethan Zell

Zell’s work featured in American Psychologist

Dr. Ethan Zell has published a new paper, “Evaluating Gender Similarities and Differences Using Metasynthesis” in American Psychologist (Jan. 2015), […]

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Student Stories

Strickhouser photo

New paper and summer institute acceptance for Strickhouser

Jason Strickhouser, a graduate student in the social psychology program (Advisor: Dr. Ethan Zell) has been selected to attend the […]

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Alumni Portraits

Stephanie Miller

Alumna Miller now a faculty member at Ole Miss

Dr. Stephanie Miller is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and the Director of the CUB Lab (Cognition Underlying Behavior) at […]

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