Faculty News

Tom Bradbury Receives 2020 Ernest W. Burgess Award

Congratulations to Prof. Tom Bradbury for receiving the 2020 Ernest W. Burgess Award from the National Council on Family Relations. Administered since 1955, the award recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement during the course of a career in the study of families. The recipient is chosen in recognition of continuous and meritorious contributions to theory and research in the family field.

Graduate News

Congratulations to our Psychology Department graduates

Congratulations to all our Psychology Department graduates receiving the Doctor of Philosophy, the Ph.D., the highest academic degree awarded by the university. Although we are unable to hold our usual commencement activities this year, all graduates will be invited to join our Hooding Ceremony next year.

Undergrad News

Undergraduate Commencement Virtual Celebration for the Class of 2020

Congratulations to the 1,215 students who will be awarded Bachelor’s Degrees this year from the UCLA Psychology Department! Although we are unable to celebrate your accomplishments in person, we are so very proud of all you have achieved during this extraordinary time. We wish our students much success and look forward to the opportunity to celebrate together in person in the future!

Transforming Psychology

NBA Star and Alumnus Kevin Love to Fund Chair in Psychology

Former Bruin seeks to end stigma around anxiety and depression

Faculty Spotlight

Highlighting Faculty Member: Benjamin Karney

Dr. Benjamin Karney’s research examines how intimate relationships succeed and fail. Specifically, his work emphasizes how forces external to couples and beyond their control (like stress and socioeconomic status) affect processes within the couple (like communication and satisfaction).