Department of Psychology

University of Mississippi


Dr. Carrie Smith and Dr. Carey Dowling Publish Paper on Teaching Demonstration

Dr. Carrie Smith and Dr. Carey Dowling publish paper on teaching demonstration. Along with co-authors Dr. Joseph Swope (Northwest High School, Maryland) and Dr. Benjamin Hadden (Purdue University), Dr. Smith and Dr. Dowling have had their paper accepted for publication in the APA journal, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology. Title: Testing a Brief […]

“4th Annual UM Conference on Psychological Science”

Students and Faculty, We are happy to announce that abstracts are now being accepted for our 4th annual UM Conference on Psychological Science, which will be held Friday April 21st from 10-5pm in Peabody Building. Abstracts must be submitted by Monday March 27 at 11:59pm using this weblink: This year we are offering multiple formats […]

Do Something Amazingly Different! It’s time for Africa. Summer 2016 in Tanzania and Zanzibar

Join two time Fulbright Scholar and national Geographic Conservation trust explorer, Laura Johnson, associate professor of psychology, for a study abroad like no other. This year, students have the chance to participate in Dr. Johnson’s National Geographic grant to promote and study new methods of conservation action around Mt. Kilimanjaro. Information and Sign up sessions […]

Laura Johnson TedxUM talk

Dr. Laura Johnson Gives a TEDxUM Talk

Engagement Is the Answer! Cross-Cultural Lessons in Life and Psychology, a TedxUM talk Laura R. Johnson, associate professor of psychology, recently gave.

Cover art for Todd Smitherman’s ‘Advances in Psychotheraphy’ textbook

Migraines’ Causes, Treatments Topic for Oxford Science Cafe

UM psychologist Todd Smitherman to share research on neurological illness at March 24, 2015 public science forum The causes and treatments for migraine headaches is the next topic for a monthly public science forum organized by the University of Mississippi Department of Physics and Astronomy. The spring semester’s second meeting of the Oxford Science Cafe […]