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

Mendez Smith appointed Fellow for Campus Climate

We are very proud to announce that Dr. Julie Mendez Smith has been named the inaugural Chancellor’s Fellow for Campus […]

New Staff Position Available

Position Opening: Building & Facilities Operations Manager  The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, in conjunction with the Departments of Biology […]

Baeten and Wisco present research on Capitol Hill

Psychology Major Amanda Baeten and her faculty mentor, Dr. Blair Wisco, traveled to Washington, DC in April 2016 to participate […]

Payir offered Boston U/Harvard Postdoc

Congratulations to developmental psychology graduate student Ayse Payir, who will begin a postdoctoral research position with Drs. Kathleen Corriveau (Boston […]

Events

Psychology Summer Food Drive

Dr. Jeni Pathman has organized a summer Food Drive! Please show your support and help us feed hungry children in […]


Psychology hosts Harriet Elliott Lecture Series

The Department of Psychology is pleased to announce the Harriet Elliott Lecture Series for 2015/2016. This is a major annual […]


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Department Spotlight

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Baker to present new paper in APA invited address

Dr. Levi Baker has a forthcoming paper, “Remaining in a situationally aggressive relationship: The role of relationship self-efficacy” in the […]


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Student Stories

Jenna Mendelson

New paper and prestigious postdoc for Mendelson

Congratulations to graduate student Jenna Mendelson on the publication of her preliminary examination paper in Psychological Bulletin. The paper contributes a […]


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Alumni Portraits

Jessica and Taylor

Professors, practitioners, and parents

We are delighted to feature two alumni from our clinical psychology graduate program, Drs. Jessica Kaczorowski and Taylor Smith, who […]


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