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Psychology

The UMass Lowell Psychology Department enables students to understand human behavior and cognition, contribute solutions to human problems and respond to a changing world.

Why Study Psychology at UMass Lowell?

We offer small classes in a wide variety of subjects. Our students work with and learn from a distinguished group of faculty who are leaders in their fields. Many are nationally recognized authors, editors of journals, investigators on groundbreaking research, presidents of national organizations and collaborators in the Lowell community.

Meet Our Students

Deborah Friedl '83 Criminal Justice, Psychology

Deborah Friedl ’83 broke barriers for women at the Lowell Police Department. Now president of the International Association of Women Police, she’s advocating for women to play a role in police reform.

Women bring a lot of value to building trust with communities.

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