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Department of Psychology
University of Mississippi


Carrie Smith and Isom Center Receive “Of the Month” Award

The Sarah Isom Center extends a special thank you and congrats to Dr. Carrie Smith (Psychology) for helping win an “Of the Month” award from Student Housing. This summer, she proposed a new series of programming targeting freshmen that would take place in the residence halls called Isom Underground. So far, she has partnered with […]

Andrew Hales and Joseph Wellman

Psychologists Recognized by International Organization

Andrew Hales and Joseph Wellman honor for social science research SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT OXFORD, Miss. – The Society of Experimental Social Psychology has named University of Mississippi psychology professors Andrew H. Hales and Joseph D. Wellman as 2022 SESP fellows. SESP is a leading international professional organization dedicated to advancing experimental social psychological research. The organization’s members nominated […]

Elijah Mudryk

UM Awards Achieving Equity Grants

More than $56,000 awarded for seven proposals aimed at advancing diversity and inclusion AUGUST 23, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Following a rigorous and competitive application process, seven University of Mississippi investigator teams have been awarded internal funding for proposals aimed at advancing institutional diversity and inclusion. The Achieving Equity Grants Program was introduced in 2019 and […]

Campus Educators Selected as Inaugural WOW! Faculty Fellows

New workshops and learning communities to create vibrant online courses offered this fall AUGUST 26, 2022 BY PAM STARLING OXFORD, Miss.­­­ – Teaching online can be a process of continually exploring and adapting to evolving digital options, as well as understanding the needs of students. Three University of Mississippi faculty members plan to address these areas this […]

Alexandra Gilbert

Recognizing our outstanding clinical psychology program

By: Margaret Savoie This past year the University of Mississippi’s clinical psychology doctoral program once again showed why it is among the most sought-after doctoral programs on our campus. The program was reaccredited, receiving approval for the next 10 years, the maximum allowed. In addition, the program extended its outstanding performance for matching doctoral candidates […]

Joseph D. Wellman

UM Psychologist Named Fellow of International Organization

Advancing Research Impacts Field and Society AUGUST 18, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT Joseph D. Wellman, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Mississippi, was recently named a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), a leading international professional organization dedicated to the advancement of experimental social psychological research. “I congratulate Dr. Wellman […]