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Founded in the early 1960s, the Department has grown to become one of the most esteemed Departments of Psychology in Canada.

Our faculty and our graduate program are internationally renowned.

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  1. Mar. 13, 2020Coronavirus update
  2. Mar. 24, 2020Dr. Joanne Wood talks about how to survive social distancing and self-isolation

    Joanne Wood was recently interviewed by Fashion Magazine about how to deal with social distancing and self-isolation.  

  3. Mar. 23, 2020Anxious about COVID-19? Dr. Christine Purdon has some helpful suggestions

    You can read Christine Purdon's recent interview in The Sun about dealing with COVID-19 and its attendant anxiety or you cn listen to her on the CBC discussing the same topic. Or both!

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  1. Apr. 2, 2020PhD Oral Defense - Brenda Chiang

    Brenda Chiang's' thesis is entitled: "On Obsessions: A Phenomenology of Doubt, Images, and the Obsessive-Compulsive Chronological Structure in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder."

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

  2. May 5, 2020PhD Oral Defense - Yourie Kim

    Yourie Kim's thesis is entitled: "The Asian-White Leadership Gap: Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Explanations Based on Leader and Follower Stereotypes."

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

  3. June 4, 2020PhD Oral Defense - Kevin Barber

    Kevin Barber's thesis is entitled: "Beyond positive affect: enhancing our understanding of diminished positive emotions and experiences in social anxiety."

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

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