About the Department
The faculty consists of talented scholars who are committed to teaching, research and service; the students are diverse, eager to learn, and excited about advancing the field of psychology; and the facilities are excellent and utilize state-of-the-art technology. As lagniappe, the scenic lakefront campus and the dynamic culture of the city of New Orleans combine with UNO's many educational opportunities to create an exciting and enjoyable learning environment for students. Where else in the country could you become an aficionado of jazz music, a connoisseur of Creole cuisine, and a regular Mardi Gras reveler, all while earning your degree in psychology!
The faculty is committed to teaching on both the undergraduate and graduate level. Undergraduate students receive instruction in the science of behavior through a curriculum that prepares them for graduate education in psychology or a related field or for a diversity of other careers.
In addition to their many teaching and scholarly activities within the department, faculty members typically have adjunct appointments in various institutions around the New Orleans area and engage in important research and service activities within the community.