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The Department of Psychology at Northwestern University was founded in 1909. Our department is a group of eminent faculty - scholars and teachers - who make major contributions to the field by helping to shape the base of knowledge, academic literature, and training of both undergraduate and graduate students of psychology


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Professor Sylvia Perry was elected a Fellow in the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Professor Ben Gorvine is featured in the educator spotlight by the Searle Center for Advancing Learning & Teaching
Research for Indigenous Social Action and Equity Center (RISE) Makes New Home at Northwestern University
Dr. Jennifer Tackett's research on adolescent leadership development included in Congressional resolution
Professor Dan Mroczek elected president of the Association for Research in Personality (APR)

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