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
- Julia Spielmann has earned Special Recognition in Graduate Leadership by the UIUC Graduate College, celebrating her outstanding service and positive impact on campus and in broader communities.
- New work by professor Yihao Liu and graduate student Fan Xuan demonstrate that how employees ask for help is associated with differences in how competent their coworkers’ perceive them to be and how their supervisors evaluate their job performance.