The psychology department is located in a unique setting, Sennott Square, a state-of-the-art academic and research building. The department is also a center for multidisciplinary programs in which students and faculty conduct basic research in behavioral and cognitive sciences that addresses real-world problems. In addition to providing training in core areas of the field (see below), our training reflects the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of psychology by providing cross-discipline training experiences for both graduate and undergraduate students.
The interdisciplinary theme is advanced by combining traditional programs in clinical, cognitive, developmental, biological and health, and social psychology with collaborative enterprises that bridge programs, such as the ones in clinical/developmental and clinical/biological-health. The interdisciplinary nature of the training experiences available to our students also is manifest in strong links between psychology and other parts of the University, such as the Learning Research and Development Center, the Office of Child Development, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, the Center for Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, and the departments of Psychiatry and Linguistics.
So come join us as we continue our exemplary research in an ever renewing atmosphere of learning and scholarship.
Julie Fiez, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
3131 Sennott Square
210 S. Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260