From its inception in 1904, the department has distinguished itself with outstanding faculty, research programs, and the best and brightest graduate students. Consistently ranked one of the top graduate programs in the country, the department nurtures an environment of collaborative and independent research and outstanding scholarship. At the University of Illinois we provide the resources, the network, and the experience for mature young scholars to become committed professionals who make unique contributions to the field of psychology and beyond.
Graduate Program News
- Congratulations to Megan Finnegan on being named to the 2022 class of Backman Institute Graduate Fellows! Megan is currently pursuing two Ph.D.s in psychology and neuroscience. Finnegan is examining the relationship between female teenagers’ well-being and a type of cyberbullying called online...
- New work from graduate student Jiawen Wu, Dajung (Diana) Oh, and Professor Eva Pomerantz demonstrate the connection between the way parents support their young children with math homework and their child’s later mathematics motivation and achievement.