Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo

Our faculty are internationally renowned and our graduate and undergraduate programs are consistently ranked among the top departments in Canada. Our department conducts high-impact research in each of the six major subdivisions of psychology listed below.

  1. June 7, 2021Psychology Department Members Recognized for Outstanding Performance

    Four members of the Psychology Department were among the recipients of the 2020 Outstanding Performance Awards.  Congratulations to Dillon Browne, Jonathan Fugelsang, Evan Risko, and Katherine White.

  2. June 7, 2021Harrison Oakes Talks About Trauma

    Harrison Oakes, who graduated from the Psychology PhD program in 2020, talks about his research and how his own traumas have informed his work, with the Daily Bulletin

  3. June 7, 2021Dr. Wendi Adair Discusses Her Research

    Dr. Wendi Adair discusses Indigenous Workways, which is a collaborative research effort among scholars and Indigenous education centres across four recognized Southwest Ontario institutions—University of WaterlooUniversity of WindsorWilfrid Laurier University, and Conestoga College

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  1. July 12, 2021PhD Oral Defence - Shane Littrell

    Shane Littrell's thesis is entitled: "The psychology of bullshitting: Measurement, correlates, and outcomes of the propensity to mislead others."

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defences are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

  2. Aug. 4, 2021PhD Oral Defence - Brandon Goulding

    Brandon Goulding's thesis is entitled: "Beyond causality: Heuristics for inferring possibility."

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defences are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

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