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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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News & Awards

Meet Professor Almaz Mesghina of the Department of Psychology
Professor Steve Franconeri is a recipient of the 2021 Cole-Higgins Award for Excellence in Teaching
Professor Dedre Gentner is elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Associate Professor Mesmin Destin is named a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow
Assistant Professor Sylvia Perry is elected as a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS)

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