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Study Abroad Information Session

The Department of Psychology will be returning to London and Paris for an academic study tour in May, 2019. To learn more about this trip, come to our upcoming information session:

Thursday, September 20, 5:00 p.m.
White Hall room 111

There will be free cookies and lots of information about the trip. It’s open to both students, regardless of major, and non-students. Visit our Study Abroad page for more information or contact Dr. Lovelace directly:

Note: there’s a $150 discount for anyone who signs up before the end of September, 2018.

Student Research published

Recent Psychology graduate Rachel DiLima recently saw the writeup of her Senior Thesis research, Risky Behavior: The Roles of Depression, Openness to Experience, and Coping, published in Shepherd’s online journal for undergraduate research, SPARKS.

Congratulations, Rachel!

Study Abroad 2019

Once again, the Department of Psychology is sponsoring an academic study tour to London and Paris to take place in May, 2019. Visit our Study Abroad page for more information. Students wishing to receive credit as part of the trip should plan on enrolling in Dr. Lovelace’s section of PSYC 420 History & Systems of Psychology in spring, 2019.

Contact Dr. Chris Lovelace for more information.

Student in the White Hall computer lab.

The Psychology Department Mission:

In conjunction with the missions of Shepherd University and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of Psychology facilitates student learning of core psychological knowledge, skills, and values and supports students’ career aspirations and academic goals through quality teaching, mentoring, and advising. Through service and research, the department encourages meaningful faculty and student participation in the community. The department accepts that psychology is an objective natural science. We apply the University’s core values in the work of the department and abide by the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct.