We are the #1 Psychology Department in Canada for research citations!

At UWaterloo you have the chance to learn from award-winning faculty members! The faculty members in the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo have expertise in several subareas of psychology including:

Many of our faculty:

  • have international reputations
  • have received recognition with numerous grants and awards,
  • are active as editors, associate editors, consulting editors or as members of editorial review boards for major scholarly journals.

Faculty member profiles

Research excellence

As a result, students have a front row seat to learn about cutting edge research methods, theories, and experimental findings in the science of the mind that frequently attract national and international media attention. Students also have the opportunity to become actively involved in these research activities through apprenticeships in our faculty members' labs.

We are confident that you will find the study of psychology at UWaterloo extremely interesting and that our faculty members will challenge you to achieve your very best.