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Department News and Events


Nisha Gupta is the winner of this year's Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching, Center for Teaching Excellence, she will be recognized at the April 6, 2017 Award ceremony. 

Derek Hook won the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship. 

Dissertation Defenses

May 15, 2017, 1:00 pm, 202 Rockwell Hall

Christopher J. McCann

Elemental trauma: A case study of living with contaminated water near sites of Marcellus Shale gas extraction
Directed by: Eva Simms, Ph.D.
Readers: Suzanne Barnard, Ph.D. and Jessie Goicoechea, Ph.D.
May 1, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 202 Rockwell Hall

Shannon D. Kelly

Structure or knot: What phenomenology and Asperger's Syndrome can teach Lacanian Psychoanalysis about subjective constitution
Directed by: Jessie Goicoechea, Ph.D.
Readers: Eva Simms, Ph.D., Elizabeth Fein, Ph.D., and Kareen Malone, Ph.D.


Metaxu call for papers         

Are you writing a paper for class? Have you written a paper recently and would like to publish it? Metaxu, the Duquesne University Psychology Department's own academic journal, is calling for papers on the broad topic of psychology and post-humanism. Concerned that your paper or your interests aren't within the bounds of post-humanism? You may be pleasantly surprised!  We warmly welcome you to submit your work for consideration.

To learn more about the journal and to access previous issues, please visit: http://metaxujournal.com/contact

Specific questions or concerns? You can email the Metaxu editorial team at: metaxujournal@gmail.com


Undergraduate News and Announcements

This page is your source for information about student organizations in psychology, schedules, news, and other resources about the Psychology Department at Duquesne University. For the latest scheduling and course information visit this page often during the semester for updates.

Students and faculty at the Spring Meet and Greet


Silverman Symposium

Each year, the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center holds a Symposium on a specific theme, featuring internationally renowned scholars in phenomenology.

Recent Talks and Events

Visit this page for a look at some of the recent talks and events the Department of Psychology sponsored