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Welcome to Psychology at Illinois!

Thank you for your interest in the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For more than 100 years, the Psychology Department has been on the "cutting edge" of knowledge in the field. From its inception, the department has distinguished itself with outstanding faculty, innovative research programs, an exceptional staff, and the best and brightest students. The department nurtures an environment of collaborative and independent research and outstanding scholarship.  The breadth of our program provides students the opportunity to explore their interests across the discipline and alongside some of the finest minds in the country.  The tradition that has been established throughout the department’s history is one of excellence:  excellence in facilities, programs, faculty, staff, and students.

Whether you are a hard-working undergraduate student, an ambitious graduate student, or a distinguished alumnus, we value your contribution to our department's rich tradition.


David E. Irwin

Professor and Department Head

Upcoming Events

Bonus SPO Brown Bag -- Nathan Kuncel -- University of Minnesota
10/24/2014 | 10:30 am
508 Psychology
Developmental Brown Bag -- Mary Murphy -- Indiana University
10/24/2014 | 1:30 pm
819 Psychology
SPO Brown Bag -- Rodica Damian -- UIUC
10/27/2014 | 12:00 pm
819 Psychology

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News & Announcements

  • Research by Michael Kraus featured in the New York TImes

    Faculty member Michael Kraus along with Stephane Cote of the University of Toronto wrote an oped for the New York Times summarizing their research on the challenges that individuals face when they cross class lines during interactions.

    Published Tue, 7 Oct 2014 21:23:15 -0600 | Link

  • A new study of nearly 600 third-graders may explain why some children who experience peer victimization develop problems with depression or aggression while other children who also get bullied have healthy emotional and social adjustment.

    Published Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:29:07 -0600 | Link

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