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. Brittany Cassidy

We are delighted to present a profile on Dr. Brittany Cassidy, who has just completed her first semester as a new faculty member…

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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

Boseovski elected to Board of Directors of Jean Piaget Society

Dr. Janet Boseovski has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Jean Piaget Society (JPS). JPS has an international membership…

Kane elected to Governing Board of Psychonomic Society

Dr. Michael Kane has been elected to serve a six-year term on the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society (PS), which is…

2nd Edition of Silvia’s “How to Write a Lot” released by APA Books

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2nd Edition of “How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive…

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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

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…


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…


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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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