Unlock secrets of the mind!

The psychology major at Franklin & Marshall is widely recognized for its academic excellence and strong focus on empirical research.

Our majors benefit from outstanding facilities and resources, including specialized laboratories. Students are guided on an individual basis by highly acclaimed faculty who are active scholars committed to undergraduate education.

The new Barshinger Life Sciences & Philosophy Building provides students access to sophisticated resources enabling investigation in primate behavior, artificial intelligence, the development of communication and language in infants, perceptual problems in night driving and the nature of interpersonal relationships.

Interdisciplinary Programs 

The Psychology department also offers majors through two interdisciplinary programs: 

Biological Foundations of Behavior

The  Biological Foundations of Behavior major is also offered in the Psychology department. It is an interdisciplinary program sponsored and jointly staffed by the Biology and Psychology departments.

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Scientific and Philosophical Studies of Mind

The Scientific and Philosophical Studies of Mind major is also offered in the Psychology department. It is an interdisciplinary program that combines Philosophy and Psychology, sponsored and jointly staffed by the two departments. 

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Employment Opportunities

Tenure Track Position in Psychology

Available tenure track position in the Psychology Department at Franklin and Marshall College.

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Research Opportunities

Research in Psychology

Students engage in collaborative work and develop close relationships with faculty. They also enjoy many opportunities to interact informally with other students and faculty, including colloquia and department-sponsored events such as picnics, ballgames, and the annual Homecoming Tailgating Party with alumni.

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Psychology News and Events

Story 4/25/2019

F&M’s 2019 Commencement Speaker Found Her Calling in Africa

Dr. Rahel Nardos ’97will share her story about the people who mentored her and the educational opportunities afforded her when she addresses F&M’s 2019 graduates for the College’s 232nd Commencement...

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Story 3/13/2019

True Grit: Mehlman Speaker to Talk About a Key to Success

One key to successfully reaching your long-term goals, regardless of who you are, is simply a matter of grit. It’s using your passion and perseverance, says psychologist Lauren Eskreis-Winkler,...

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Story 2/28/2019

Zoos Focus on Animal Quality of Life Around the World

At first glance, “Scientific Foundations of Zoos and Aquariums: Their Role in Conservation and Research” sounds like a title drafted to appeal just to scientists, but a Franklin & Marshall College...

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