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Professor and alumna Loretta Brady is a clinical psychologist who teaches organizational, cross cultural, and experimental psychologyLoretta Brady '99: Clinical Psychologist. Professor. Anselmian.
Marianna Eddy '01Students who major in psychology are given preparation for graduate study, for counseling, teaching and more.
Prof. Joseph Troisi works with a student in his labStudents have numerous opportunities for hands on research in the department's laboratories.

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Psychology Department

The Psychology major is designed for students to study the science of human and animal behavior. Departmental courses provide the student with the opportunity to gain a general understanding in four different areas:

  • Cognition and Neuroscience,
  • Culture and Development,
  • Social and Personality, and
  • Clinical and Health Psychology.

Courses include hands-on laboratory and field work experiences for students to gain competency and skills within the field of Psychology.

Courses within the department are designed to prepare students for graduate studies in a variety of fields ranging from legal, medical, research or business as well as equip them with marketable skills for a complex, dynamic global workforce.

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New Faculty Ready to Teach

New Faculty Ready to Teach

New Faculty Ready to Teach

Seven assistant professors join the college's distinguished faculty this fall, bringing teaching and research experience in areas such as Alzheimer's Disease, African history, and the reason why snakes flick their tongues....Read More

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Students Benefit from Summer Opportunities

Students Benefit from Summer Opportunities

Students Benefit from Summer Opportunities

From researching hummingbirds to interning at the National Air and Space Museum, Saint Anselm students are staying busy this summer conducting research and working at internships and jobs...Read More

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Spring 2014 Dean's List

Spring 2014 Dean's List

Spring 2014 Dean's List

Saint Anselm is pleased to announce that 735 students were named to the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. ...Read More

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Women Leaders to Speak at Saint Anselm College

Women Leaders to Speak at Saint Anselm College

Women Leaders to Speak at Saint Anselm College

Two of the country's most inspiring women will speak on the Saint Anselm College campus in June. Girl Scouts USA's CEO Anna Maria Chavez and former Massachusetts acting governor Jane Swift are scheduled to participate in two separate women's leadership programs that coincide at Saint Anselm between ...Read More

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College Celebrates Study of the Humanities

College Celebrates Study of the Humanities

College Celebrates Study of the Humanities

On April 29, Saint Anselm College will celebrate the humanities in a program called "Portraits Along the Way: A Tribute to the Humanities Program."...Read More

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Contact Information

Elizabeth Ossoff, Ph.D., Chair
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive #1608
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 641-7133
psychology@anselm.edu

Alumni Profiles

Marianna Eddy

Marianna Eddy, class of 2001

Marianna's attraction to neuroscience began when she was an Undergraduate Research Scholar at Saint Anselm. She went on to earn her Ph.D. in experimental psychology at Tufts University and did postdoctoral work at MIT. There, she focused on reading development and dyslexia in children.  Read more »

Read this, and other psychology department alumni stories on our spotlight on alumni page.