An internship helps students gain the experience they need to take them to the next step, whether it’s entering the workforce or applying for graduate school.
The Challenging Health Disparities in Adolescents & Nurturing Global Empowerment (CHANGE) Lab
The Resilience Emerging Amidst Childhood Hardships (REACH) Lab
Health Addiction and Behavioral Intervention Team (HABIT)
Laboratory Investigating Elementary Readers (LIGER)

Department of Psychology

Career Readiness Workshop

Tuesday, April 17 and Tuesday April 24 from 2-4p in PSY 232. Cover letters, resume and document review for students. Contact the AARC, Marion Powless at or Emilie Hobert at for more information.

Welcoming Diversity Series

Dr. Rosie Phillips DavisJoin Dr. Rosie Phillips Davis, President-Elect of the American Psychological Association, Professor in Counseling Psychology, University of Memphis for "The Power of Persistence in the Face of Poverty" on April 6, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the University Center Memphis Room.  Free admission. Click Here for More Details.

Military PTSD Research

Meghan McDevitt-MurphyDr. Meghan McDevitt-Murphy is seeking participants for Project BRAVE, a study to help better understand the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on the lives of combat veterans. Participants who complete the full study may earn up to $350. Follow this link for more information!

Thinking about attending graduate school?

Are you thinking about Graduate School?We offer three doctoral programs: Clinical, Experimental and School Psychology and two master’s degree programs: Master’s in General Psychology (MSGP) and a Master of Arts/Educational Specialist in School Psychology. More information

About the Department

The University of Memphis Psychology Department consists of approximately 30 full-time faculty members, 20 adjunct faculty (psychologists in the community who teach and/or supervise our students), 5 postdoctoral fellows, 90 doctoral students, 58 masters students, and over 700 undergraduate majors and minors.

The department is also the home of the Center for Applied Psychological Research, one of the most successful of the centers created under the State of Tennessee's Centers of Excellence program.