Department of Psychology

News & Events

Announcements 

  • A Careers Workshop will be hosted by the Department of Psychology on Monday, March 2 from 5-6:15 p.m. in Room 140 in the Heath and Social Sciences Building (HSSB). If you are interested in getting more information about what you can do with an undergraduate major in psychology, this is the workshop for you! A raffle will be held and prizes given away at the conclusion of the workshop. See you there!
  • Urmitapa Dutta, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology at UMass Lowell, received the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award at the MLK awards dinner on February 23. The award was given for her social justice work in India and the Everyday Peace project that she started here at UMass Lowell. Congratulations, Assistant Prof. Dutta!

Departmental Colloquium Series

The all Departmental Colloquia will be held in O'Leary Library Media Center, Room 222, unless otherwise noted. The Departmental Colloquia page contains videos of colloquia that have already taken place, covering several years of past presentations.

  • Friday, April 3 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. James Worthley adjunct instructor at UMass Lowell, will be presenting a research colloquium titled, "Getting motivated to seek help: Masculine norms and self-regulated motivation in self-help groups."
  • Monday, April 13 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Urmitapa Dutta, Assistant Professor of Psychology at UMass Lowell, will be presenting a research colloquium titled, "We always talk about society but we are society: Youth perspectives on structural violence."