In The Spotlight

Congratulations to Nick Eaton, who has been selected to receive the American Psychopathological Association (APPA) Robins-Guze Award for 2017. This is this very distinguished organization's early career award, given to one outstanding young investigator in the field of psychopathology each year.  

On August 6, 2016 CWP chair Dr. Earlise Ward presented the 2016 CWP Leadership Awards during the Society for the Psychology of Women awards ceremony at the American Psychological Association annual convention in Denver, Colorado.  Dr. Marci Lobel was recognized as a distinguished leader for women in psychology for her distinguished and vital contributions to social psychological theory, to understanding stress, and to a theory of gendered racism.

Stony Brook Autism Researcher, Dr. Matthew D. Lerner Awarded Prestigious $2.3M BRAINS Grant from NIMH. Findings from study will help youth with autism who struggle with social challenges.




Academic Program

The deadline for applications to the PhD program is December 15, 2016 for graduate study beginning in Fall 2017.

Applications to the 1-year Masters Program are accepted between January 15, 2017 to February 28, 2017 for graduate study beginning in Summer 2017.

The Stony Brook University Department of Psychology was founded in 1960 and is one of Stony Brook's largest and strongest departments, having awarded more than 800 Ph.D. degrees since its inception.

The Department offers training in Integrative Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science, and Social & Health Psychology. One of our great strengths is our high degree of collaboration that transcends traditional    academic boundaries and the numerous cross-cutting themes of study available as part of our graduate training. 


RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY. Full-time position in Professor Daniel Klein’s lab available starting in June, 2017. The position involves working on a National Institute of Mental Health-funded study of early precursors and risk factors for the development of depression and anxiety in adolescents.

In the new 2016 rankings by US News and World Report, the Clinical Psychology graduate program was ranked fourth in the country.

Congratulations to Ph.D. students Tenille Taggart and Sierra Kuzava who have just been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.  Awardees -- chosen from close to 17,000 applicants -- represent a diverse group of scientific disciplines and from all states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. commonwealths and territories.

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