Research in Psychology

The Psychology Department at Iowa State University provides doctoral level training in three program areas – Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Social Psychology – and offers a graduate Certificate in Quantitative Methods. The composition of the program areas is grounded in the research of individual faculty, many of whom affiliate with one of the department’s research concentrations in Media and Violence, Psychology and Law, and Social Cognition. For more information, click on the links below:


Doctoral Level Program Areas:

Cognitive Psychology    Counseling Psychology    Social Psychology


Graduate Certificate:

Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Methods


Faculty Research:

Faculty Research Interests


Research Concentrations:

Media and Violence    Psychology and Law    Social Cognition