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The Department of Psychology at Northwestern University was founded in 1909. Our department is a group of eminent faculty - scholars and teachers - who make major contributions to the field by helping to shape the base of knowledge, academic literature, and training of both undergraduate and graduate students of psychology

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Faculty News & Awards

Professor of Instruction Renee Engeln is one of nine scholars nationwide to receive an Outstanding Faculty Award from Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity
Professor Edith Chen is elected as a new member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences for 2020
Professor Dedre Gentner receives the 2020 Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Experimental Psychologists
Professor Sue Hespos featured in Netflix docuseries “Babies"
Professor Peter Rosenfeld is appointed as Chief Scientist at Brainwave Science Corp

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