Department of Psychology

News & Events


  • Disable the Label: Beginning on Thursday, April 3, a series of events will be hosted on the UMass Lowell Campus to increase awareness of disabilities such as autism as well as to focus attention on the unique strengths of persons with disabling conditions. More information may be found in the flyer for these events, "Disable the Label."
  • Dr. Margaret L. Bauman, Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine , Wednesday, April 30 from 2-3:30 p.m. in O'Leary 222 on UMass Lowell's South Campus. Dr. Bauman will speak. She is a world-renowned pediatric neurologist and researcher who pioneered research linking the causes of autism with the brain. Her work in autism is extensive and may be of interest to faculty, staff, and students from a broad range of academic disciplines. The event is sponsored by the UMass Lowell Interdisciplinary Minor in Disability Studies and the Master of Science in Autism Studies program and is free of charge. The event flyer provides more information about Dr. Bauman's work. Please note that this talk was rescheduled.

Departmental Colloquium Series

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

  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from Noon-1 p.m. Susie Paterson, Adjunct Faculty at UMass Lowell, and Nellie Tran, Assistant Professor of Psychology at UMass Lowell, will present "The Truth in Every Joke: Power and the Subversion of Gender Stereotypes through Humor."
  • Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 1-2 p.m. Thomas Gordon, Professor of Psychology at UMass Lowell, Mary N. Duell, Lecturer in Psychology at UMass Lowell, and David Lovece, Adjunct Faculty at Northeastern University, will present "Modeling Unconscious Perceptions: Can We Model What's Really Going on in the Depths of our Unconscious Mind?"
  • Monday, April 7, 2014 from 1-2 p.m.  Robert Kunzendorf, Professor of Psychology at UMass Lowell, L. Ejaife, student at UMass Lowell, and K. Petrychova, student at UMass Lowell, will present "Psychological Definitions of Liberalism and Conservatism." 
  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 1-2 p.m.  Alessandra Cecala, student at UMass Lowell, will present "Barriers to Living Life Authentically."