Welcome from the Chair

Welcome to the UMBC Department of Psychology Department Website.  We are glad you decided to drop by electronically. If you are interested in why people, groups, organizations, systems, and cultures think, feel, and act the way they do, you should consider joining us as we seek answers through classes, research, and community engagement that spans the smallest individual neuron to the largest community networks.

Anne Brodsky Professor and Chair



From UMBC News and Magazine

How to Bridge Your Two Homes

With Jess Presuel ’23, biological sciences, an international student from Mexico Jess Presuel’s route to UMBC was not a direct flight from Mérida, Yucatán—her home state in Mexico—to UMBC....

Posted: November 23, 2022, 1:23 PM

Her Story of History 

Ellicott City, founded 250 years ago this year, holds more than its share of history. The lore of the old mill town is dense with pioneers, millers, astronomers, abolitionists, fires, floods, and...

Posted: November 23, 2022, 1:02 PM