The Department of Psychology is a vibrant and diverse environment, with 27 full-time faculty, over 900 undergraduate majors, and 60 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 Science degree, 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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- Department Spotlight -

Department welcomes Dr. Michaeline Jensen

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Michaeline Jensen has joined the department! Dr. Jensen is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical…

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- Student Stories -

Gail Corneau: Reflections on Dream Camp

In this story, we highlight the stellar work of clinical psychology graduate student Gail Corneau, who serves as one of many therapists…

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- Alumni Portraits -

Thurman is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Elon University

Dr. Sabrina Thurman (BA, 2011) is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Elon University, where she directs the Infant Development Lab. Research…

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News & Announcements

Mendelson discusses back-to-school transitions on local news

Dr. Jenna Mendelson (shown on the right), an alumna of our Clinical Psychology Program, offered tips for parents and guardians to help…

Nelson-Gray interviewed for UNCG’s 125th Anniversary

Dr. Rosemery Nelson-Gray was interviewed by the UNCG Special Collections and University Archives Division as part of an extensive recognition of UNCG’s…

Stein co-authors SRCD Evidence Brief on Effects of Family Separation

Dr. Gabriela Stein has co-authored a scientific evidence brief that addresses the detrimental effects of child separation from families. The brief was…

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Humans Behaving Blog

Our Psi Chi Chapter is Getting Old

As UNCG celebrates its 125th anniversary, here in the Psychology department were celebrating a more youthful milestone—our Psi Chi chapter has turned…

“Kisses of Death” When Applying to Graduate School

When the leaves change colors on campus, we professors know that four seasons are coming: Fall, basketball, flu, and grad school. But…

The Eberhart Building’s Windows to Nowhere

The UNCG campus has many, many buildings: old ones, new ones, fancy ones, simple ones. But the Eberhart Building—the place we in…

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Upcoming Events

Graduate Research Colloquium: 2018-2019

The Department of Psychology will hold its annual Graduate Research Colloquium on Friday, September 7 at 1:30 pm. This is a signature…


Save the Date! Kendon Smith Lecture Series: Spring, 2019

We are pleased to announce the dates for the Spring, 2019 Kendon Smith Lecture Series! The series will be held on Thursday…


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"We operate under the principle that human behavior must
be studied scientifically. Consequently, the research expertise of the faculty strongly influences their approach to teaching."

Stuart Marcovitch, Ph.D
Department Head

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