In her lab Assistant Profesor Sara Verosky's reasearch is focussed on how people bring visual and non-visual social information together to form representations of other people. Photo credit: Jennifer Manna
Program Type:
  • Major
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Psychology at Oberlin is distinctive for its depth, variety, and research opportunities. Interdisciplinary in nature, it often serves as a gateway to other academic and professional programs. Discovery through psychological research is emphasized as students conduct experiential investigations in laboratory courses, participate actively in faculty projects, and engage in independent studies.

Program Director

Nancy Darling

Professor of Psychology
Department Affiliation

Joan Gleason

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8355

Why Study Psychology at Oberlin?

Associated Faculty
Variety of Courses

Upcoming Psychology Events

Sample Courses

  • PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychological Science 4 credits
  • PSYC 215 - Introduction to Clinical and Counseling Psychology 4 credits
  • PSYC 303 - Advanced Methods in Cognitive Psychology 4 credits
  • PSYC 520 - Supervised Research in Social and Environmental Psychology 2 credits

Psychology News

Best of Both Worlds

November 11, 2015
Oberlin psychology students benefit from Assistant Professor Meghan Morean’s research ties to Yale.
Man seated in front of chalkboard showing the word 'moist'

Why 'Moist' Makes us Cringe

August 21, 2015
Assistant Professor of Psychology Paul Thibodeau studies the social science behind “word aversion.”