Faculty News

Lara Ray Elected President Elect of the Research Society on Alcoholism

Congratulations to Professor Lara Ray for being elected President Elect of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA). She will serve a one-year term as President Elect (June 2021-June 2022) followed by a one-year term as President (June 2022-June 2023).

Graduate News

Graudate Virtual Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021

Congratulations to all our Psychology Department graduates receiving the Doctor of Philosophy, the Ph.D., the highest academic degree awarded by the university! Access our virtual celebration website.

Undergrad News

Undergraduate Virtual Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021

Congratulations to the over 1,200 students who will be awarded Bachelor’s Degrees this year from the UCLA Psychology Department! Access our virtual celebration website.

Transforming Psychology

A New Era for UCLA Psychology

Please visit our Transforming Psychology website for information about exciting plans to transform UCLA’s iconic Psychology Tower (now named Pritzker Hall) into a collaborative, modern learning and research environment for one of the nation’s top psychology departments.

Faculty Spotlight

Highlighting Faculty Member Jennifer Sumner

Dr. Sumner’s research examines how the experiences of trauma and severe stress contribute to accelerated aging and risk for chronic disease.