Western Kentucky University

Department of Psychology

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Students learn about vision and dexterity losses associated with aging in Ms. Ginny Pfohl's class.
Psychology students learn about measurement from Dr. Steve Wininger.
Educational Psychology students challenge one another to a quiz bowl for Dr. Ronda Talley.
Dr. Bill Pfohl and Ms. Ginny Pfohl were selected to be a part of a WKU faculty exchange to Ecuador in May 2014 as part of the Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar. They will visit Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), and other historical and educational locations. See the Psychology program for the university.
Dr. Lisa Duffin at Science Night at the Louisville Science Museum teaching local math and science teachers as part of GSKyTeach.
Congratulations to undergraduate psychology student Casey Fortney, winner of the REACH Week Conference Award for Poster Session I-Honors Session IV!

About the Department

Welcome to the Department of Psychology at Western Kentucky University. Psychology is among the largest undergraduate majors at Western, with approximately 500 students, and fifth largest graduate program in full-time students. Undergraduate students can select either the traditional 37-hour major with a minor area of study or the extended 51-hour major which does not require a minor. The Department also offers an undergraduate minor in psychology. Graduate students can select from M.A. concentrations in clinical psychology, psychological science, or industrial and organizational psychology, or an Ed.S. program in school psychology. The Department has 18 full-time and a number of  regular part-time and adjunct faculty. The faculty is committed to providing students with a strong education in the theoretical, scientific, and applied study of psychology, to advancing psychology and psychological knowledge through basic and applied research, and to improving the lives of others through the practice of psychology. Please contact us to learn more about the Department of Psychology at Western Kentucky University.

 Last Modified 4/14/14