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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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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)
Professor Dan McAdams wins awards from SPSP and ISSEP
Professor Sylvia Perry awarded the 2024 Ann L. Brown Award for Excellence in Developmental Research

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