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Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Psychology majors investigate emotion, cognition, interpersonal relationships and a range of other phenomena that affect who we are and how we interact with the world.

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Faculty Highlights

  • Berry in Chronicle Herald

    Psychology professor Jane Berry was quote in Nova Scotia's Chronicle Herald, discussing her research on longevity with Lunenberg County residents.

  • Lambert Honored by International Behavioral Neuroscience Society

    Psychology professor Kelly Lambert received the 2018 International Behavioral Neuroscience Society Career Achievement Award, recognizing her outstanding contributions to the field.

  • Nonterah Featured in WalletHub

    Psychology professor Camilla Nonterah shared advice on how to reduce stress without spending money with

  • Kochel Featured on Podcast

    Psychology assistant professor Karen Kohcel discussed a special issue of the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology with Podcasts@Boatwright.

  • Leary Book

    University Professor Emeritus and Dean of Arts & Sciences Emeritus David Leary published The Routledge Guidebook to James's Principles of Psychology.

  • Knouse Grant

    Dr. Laura Knouse and collaborators from Davidson University and Trinity University, was awarded a grant from the Associated Colleges of the South for their project Blended Inclusion: Innovative Pedagogy in Clinical Psychology Research Methods and Statistics for Diverse Students.

  • Allison Featured in Washington Post

    Psychology professor Scott Allison provided insight to the Washington Post, for an article on how to stand up to sexual harassment.

  • Allison Book

    Dr. Scott Allison's latest book, Heroes of Richmond: Four Centuries of Courage, Dignity, and Virtue, features contributions from students in his first-year seminar. 

  • Knouse Podcast

    Psychology professor Laura Knouse discussed her research, "Meta-Analysis of Cognitive-Behaviorial Treatments for Adult ADHD," with Podcast@Boatwright.

  • Berry SSIR Featured on CBC News

    Jane Berry's SSIR class," Longevity and Happiness," and their visit to Nova Scotia, was featured on CBC News.

Psychology Feature Stories

Cole's RaceFive years ago, an accident on the James River left Cole Sydnor, '17, paralyzed. This spring he returned to the water for the first time, competing with Richmond's crew team.

Contact Us

Mailing address:
Department of Psychology
Richmond Hall
114 UR Drive
University of Richmond, Virginia 23173
Phone: (804) 289-8123
Fax: (804) 287-1905

Chair: Cindy Bukach

Administrative Coordinator: Karyn Kuhn