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The Department of Psychology offers BA, Minor, BA/MA, MA, and PhD programs. Courses are offered in clinical, social, personality, development, behavioral neuroscience, and experimental psychology. Students may design programs that approach psychology as a social science, a natural science, or a combination of both.

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Upcoming Theses and Dissertation Defenses

Megan Humphreys will defend her Master's Thesis on Thursday, October 23rd from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm in Watkins G-12. The title of her thesis is: Locus of control as a mediator in the relationship between religiosity/ spirituality and post-traumatic outcomes.

Committee: Michele Carter, Ph.D., Chair; Noemí Enchautegui de Jesús, Ph.D.; James J. Gray, Ph.D.

Brendan Tunstall will defend his dissertation on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm in Asbury 336. The title of his dissertation is: CONDITIONED STIMULI ASSOCIATED WITH COCAINE. 

Committee Members: Dr. David Kearns, Chair Dr. Anthony Riley; Dr. Alan Silberberg; External member: Dr. Leigh Panlilio

Rachael Burgower will defend her Master's Thesis on November 4, 2014 from 12:00-2:00 pm in Watkins G-12. The title of her thesis is: The Effects of Energy Drinks on Sleep and Daily Functioning.  

Committee: Laura Juliano, Ph.D.,Chair; Kate Gunthert, Ph.D.; Lauren McGrath. Ph.D