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Welcome to UIC Psychology News! Here you’ll find news on faculty and students, information on upcoming department colloquia "Current Topics", The Black Scholar Series, and conferences, as well as notifications of important dates and deadlines. You’ll also find an archive of our month department newsletters.

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Kate Zinsser

Kate Zinsser Highlighted in The Hechinger Report

A story from The Hechinger Report on early learning programs building or expanding their social and emotional learning components includes comments from Kate Zinsser, UIC Associate Professor of Psychology and Principal Investigator at the Social-Emotional…

Alex Kenaith sitting by UIC Logo

Alex Kenaith, PhD

This month we are spotlighting one of our newest faculty members, Dr. Alex Kenaith!


Jasmin Searcy-Pate, PhD

As we kick off the semester, we are honored to have sat down with Dr. Jasmin Searcy-Pate to learn more about her background, career, and some of the amazing work she is doing in the community and here at UIC.

R. Littman

Rebecca Littman, PhD

In an ABC News online story about the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Dr. Rebecca Littman, UIC Assistant Professor of Psychology, discusses people’s participation in group violence.