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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Psychology


Psychology at a Glance

  • 40 faculty, 1,000+ majors, 90 graduate students in 3 Ph.D. Programs (Clinical-Community, Experimental, and School Psychology) 
  • Externally funded research awards averaging more than $7,200,0000 each year

  • Faculty include an endowed chair, 5  named professors, 4 AAAS fellows, 6 APA fellows, 2 APS fellows,4 current/past presidents of national/international scholarly societies and 2 editors of major journals.

  • Research foci include:

    • Social, emotional, behavioral and health functioning of children and adolescents

    • Cognitive neuroscience of attention, language, memory, emotion and cognition

    • Psychological development, etiology, prevention, and treatment in communities, family and school contexts

    • Behavioral neuroscience

    • Multicultural psychology

    • Quantitative psychology