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The Department of Psychology affirms and upholds the University’s commitment to be an anti-racist research and teaching institution.  We see this commitment to equity, social justice, and anti-racist efforts as critical to the work that we do as teachers, scholars, researchers, and community members.  We see anti-racism efforts as essential to educational access and success for ALL students.  This pursuit of equity and anti-racism is not antithetical to excellent research and teaching, but instead enhances the validity and reliability of the work that we do and positions us to be leaders in our field.  Please see our full statement of our department’s commitment to anti-racism. 

The Psychology Department provides educational and research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students faculty members of the department are not only invested in teaching but also maintain active programs of research. Undergraduates may earn a BA or BS degree with a major in psychology. The department also offers minors and other programs of study for undergraduates. Individuals seeking graduate education can earn a PhD in the Clinical Psychology program and a PhD in the Developmental and Brain Sciences Program.

For any Department related questions please contact the Department Manager and Advising Coordinator, Michelle Browning (