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

Two faculty members newly promoted

We are pleased to announce the recent promotions of two of our faculty members: Dr. Julie Mendez has been promoted […]

Wisco is selected as “Rising Star” by APS

Dr. Blair Wisco has been named a “Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). This designation “is presented […]

Postdoctoral Position in Cognitive Psychology

We are pleased to announce the availability of a postdoctoral position in the Adult Cognition Lab, led by Dr. Dayna […]

Humans Behaving Blog

Signs of Grad School Interview Day

Graduate school is unlike the undergrad years in so many ways. Among other things, there’s usually an interview day. The […]

Spring 2017 is Here!

Is it…could it…can it be? Oh yes, the Spring 2017 semester is upon us. Fall and Spring semesters are different […]

The Eberhart Psychology Building’s Twin

Professors can be an itinerant bunch. We’re commonly asked to give lectures at other universities as part of the long-standing […]


Kendon Smith Lectures & Alumni Breakfast Invitation

The Department of Psychology is proud to announce this year’s Kendon Smith Lecture Series: Memory across time: From neurons to […]

Hard Data Cafe: Spring 2017

The Experimental area program is proud to present this semester’s Hard Data Cafe! Please click here for the full schedule.  All […]

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Department Spotlight

Department welcomes Dr. Chris Wahlheim

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Chris Wahlheim has joined the department! Dr. Wahlheim is an Assistant Professor of […]

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Student Stories

New paper by graduate student Katherine Cotter

Katherine Cotter has published a new paper titled, “Musical minds: Personality, schizotypy, and involuntary musical imagery” in the journal Psychomusicology: […]

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Alumni Portraits

Payir is Postdoctoral Fellow at Boston/Harvard University

Dr. Ayse Payir (PhD, 2015) is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Boston University (BU) School of Education. She is […]

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