Master of Arts
Doctor of Philosophy

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Campus address: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 3.210, phone (512) 471-6398, fax (512) 471-6175; campus mail code: A8000

Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Psychology, Graduate Program, 108 East Dean Keeton A8000, Austin TX 78712



Facilities for Graduate Work

The Department of Psychology is located in the Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building. State-of-the-art computer networking is integrated into the building; there are computer facilities, computerized laboratories, and technological support for students and faculty members. Laboratory facilities include environmental control of sound, light, and temperature, with vibration-free areas for auditory and vision research. A number of specialized research centers are located in the building, including the Children’s Research Laboratory, the Center for Perceptual Systems, the Center for Cognitive Science, the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders, the Female Sexual Psychophysiology Laboratory, and the Clinical Training Clinic.

Graduate students and faculty members in the Department of Psychology participate in research programs with graduate students and faculty members in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, also housed in the Seay Building, and in many other fields, including biological sciences, communication, computer science, educational psychology, kinesiology, linguistics, pharmacy, and sociology. The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and the Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research provide additional collaborative opportunities.

Areas of Study

Graduate work is offered in the following areas of specialization: behavioral neuroscience; cognitive neuroscience; cognitive science; perception, brain, and behavior; clinical psychology; developmental psychology; individual differences and evolutionary psychology; and social and personality psychology. Students are admitted for graduate work in one of these areas. Students in any of these areas may also complete a neuroimaging track in psychology. The program in clinical psychology has been approved by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.

Graduate Studies Committee

The following faculty members served on the Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) in the spring 2020 semester.

Dana Harry Ballard
Jennifer S Beer
Christopher G Beevers
David M Buss
Caryn L Carlson
Frances Anne Champagne
Jessica Alice Church-Lang
Lawrence K Cormack
David P Crews
James Patrick Curley
Kaya de Barbaro
Yvon Delville
Andrew P Dillon
Juan M Dominguez
Michael P Domjan
Michael Drew
Joseph Edward Dunsmoor Jr
Christine L Duvauchelle
Catharine H Echols
Kim Fromme
Andrew David Gaudet
Bertram Gawronski
Wilson S Geisler III
David L Gilden
Rueben A Gonzales
F Gonzalez-Lima
Andrea C Gore
Robbe Lieve Theofiel Goris
Samuel D Gosling
Zenzi Margareta Griffin
Andreana P Haley
Kathryn Paige Harden
Mary Myleen Hayhoe
Marlone Deshaun Henderson
Carole K Holahan
Charles J Holahan
Alexander C Huk
Jody L Jensen
Theresa A Jones
Robert A Josephs
Judith H Langlois
Hongjoo Joanne Lee
Cristine H Legare
Marc S Lewis
Jarrod Alan Lewis-Peacock
Arthur B Markman
Richard P Meier
Cindy M Meston
Marie Helene Monfils
Ian Michael Nauhaus
A Rebecca Neal-Beevers
Linda Jeanne Noble
Caitlin A Orsini
James W Pennebaker
Steven M Phelps
Alison Renee Preston
Manuel Ramirez III
David M Schnyer
Eyal Seidemann
Jasper A Smits
David W Springer
William B Swann Jr
Michael J Telch
Katharine Allen Tillman
Elliot Max Tucker-Drob
Jacqueline D Woolley
David Scott Yeager