Department of Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences
296 Eberhart Building
George Michel, Professor and Head of Department
Professors Anastopoulos, Calkins, DeCasper, Guttentag, Hunt, Johnston, Keane, Logan, Nelson-Gray, Salinger, Seta, Shelton, Shull, White; Associate Professors Kane, Kwapil, Lawrence, Wisniewski; Assistant Professors Allan, Paradise, Silvia; Lecturers Ladrow, McDonald
The Department of Psychology approaches its subject matter as a scientific discipline with emphasis placed on understanding behavior and cognition through experimentation and observation.
All of the major areas of specialization in psychology are represented among the interests of the departmental faculty. Biopsychologists study the biological foundations of behavior. Experimental psychologists investigate problems related to cognition, learning, sensation and perception, personality, development, and social functioning. Clinical psychologists emphasize the understanding of psychological disorders and the application of psychological principles to clinical problems and other aspects of adult and child behavior.
The objectives of the curriculum are:
In addition to the B.A. program for undergraduates, the department has a Ph.D. program for graduate students.Students who wish to seek teacher licensure should see Teacher Education Programs as well as below. Such persons should contact the departmental Director of Undergraduate Studies as early as possible.