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
UMass Lowell is a really great school to transfer into. If you’re a new student, get involved. Even if it’s just one club, go all out.
Sophie Hansen doesn’t just talk the talk – she walks the walk about getting involved with student activities and residence life. Watch a video interview to learn more about life at UMass Lowell.
Christopher Allen, an assistant professor of psychology, has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to further his research on sexual violence and prevention.
In study-abroad course in Czech Republic, Assoc. Prof. Jana Sladkova’s students see immigration issues and refugee crisis through different lens.
A group of psychology, math, engineering and education professors and students, working with fiber artists, are using textiles to teach STEM concepts with the hope of reducing math anxiety in girls and young women and improving learning for all.
Asst. Prof. Urmitapa Dutta researches ethnic and gender violence in the Garo Hills of Northeast India – and involves students in everyday peace-building.