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Welcome to the Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Syracuse University has a faculty of distinguished psychologists known for the highest achievement in research, a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and active engagement in a variety of community, school, and medical settings. The Department is home to more than 450 undergraduate majors, and offers doctoral programs in Clinical Psychology, Cognition Brain and Behavior, School Psychology, and Social Psychology. Please explore our website tolearn more!

News and Updates


The Department of Psychology welcomes our newest faculty member, Dr. Lael J. Schooler.

National Institute of Health Awards SU Psychologist $2 Million Grant
Dr. Natalie Russo was recently awarded more than $2 million from the National Institutes of Health to study Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Dr. Joseph Ditre Receives Grant to Study Effects of Smoking Abstinence on Pain Reactivity
Dr. Joseph Ditre has been awarded a grant by the NIH and NIDA to fund research measuring the effects of smoking abstinence on pain reactivity.