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Notre Dame’s Department of Psychology offers graduate programs in cognitive, clinical, developmental, and quantitative psychology, joint doctoral programs in peace studies and in computer science / engineering, and an undergraduate major that emphasizes hands-on research.



Psychology Graduate Student Awarded NSF Fellowship

Author: Jonathan Warren


Charlotte Cunningham, a psychology graduate student in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, was awarded a graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the 2014-15 academic year. Read More

Video: Fighting for Those Touched by Cancer

Author: Arts and Letters

Tom Merluzzi

One of out every three people receiving treatment for cancer also struggles with anxiety and clinical depression. Even when cancer patients survive the disease, they suffer from these psychological conditions at twice the rate of the general population. Tom Merluzzi, professor of psychology and director of the Notre Dame Laboratory for Psycho-Oncology Research, is working to reduce that rate. Read More

New Psychology Hire Focuses on Anxiety and Depression

Author: Mike Danahey

Lira Yoon

Associate Professor Lira Yoon has brought her expertise in social anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder to the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Psychology, where she plans to establish an experimental psychopathology lab that uses multiple methods to better understand the interface between cognition and emotion. Read More


Fri Apr 24, 2015