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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

  • 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.

  • Allison Featured in Boston Globe

    Dr. Scott Allison was featured in a Boston Globe article about Tom Brady and hero worship.

  • Jobe-Shields Research Featured

    Dr. Lisa Jobe-Shields' research on the effectiveness of the REAL program at the Richmond City Justice Center in reducing recidivism was featured on WRIC-8.

  • Knouse Article

    Dr. Laura Knouse, along with Milan Brooks, '18, and Jonathan Teller, '17, had their article Meta-Analysis of Cognitive Behavioral Treatments for Adult ADHD accepted in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

Psychology Feature Stories

Contact Us

Mailing address:
Department of Psychology
Richmond Hall
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, Virginia 23173
Phone: (804) 289-8123
Fax: (804) 287-1905

Chair: Cindy Bukach

Administrative Coordinator: Karyn Kuhn