Psychology News


October 2014



The Psychology Department is excited to announce its number 2 ranking in the 2014 list of Top 25 Graduate Programs for Psychology Studies. Graduate Programs establishes this ranking by surveying over 70,000 graduate students in programs nationwide. Given the wonderful people in our program, this comes as no surprise. Keep up the great work, everyone!


The Psychology Department is pleased to congraulate our honorees of the 2014 University of Georgia Graduate School Alumni of Distinction award. Of the 22 Awards so far, five recipients have strong connections to this Department. In alphabetical order, Dr. Phillip Brantley (2014) earned the M.S. and Ph.D. in the Clinical program under the supervision of the late Henry Adams.   Dr. Perry Buffington (2014) earned his M.A. in Counseling at UGA, and he currently teaches as a member of this department’s faculty at the Griffin Campus.  Dr. Michael Feuerstein earned the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical under the supervision of Henry Adams.  Dr. Donald Ingram (2013) earned the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the Biopsychology under the supervision of the late L. J. Peacock..  Dr. Thomas Lyons earned the A.B. and M.S at UGA, the latter in Biopsychology under Dr. Joseph Allen; Dr. Lyons earned the M.D. degree in Colorado while playing for the Denver Broncos.  More about each of these distinguished alumni may be seen in their respective biographical sketches copied from the 2013-2014 Awards booklets and made available here.

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Our graduate programs are consistently nationally recognized and students graduating from our program have gone on to successful careers in a variety of academic, research, and applied settings. The Department of Psychology was recently ranked in the top 50 U.S. psychology graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report's 2012 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The Clinical Psychology program was also tied for 32nd overall.

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