In Memoriam: Jodi Viljoen
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Jodi Viljoen, a dear friend, valued colleague, committed mentor, and brilliant scholar. Dr. Viljoen’s passing is an enormous loss to her family, students, colleagues, and friends. She was an exceptionally welcoming, collaborative, and supportive faculty member, and her energy, enthusiasm, and good humour will be sorely missed. learn more →
I'm graduating with a PSYC degree. Now what?
Unsure about what to do with a BA degree in Psychology? Curious about what's next after graduation? Get your questions answered at our online event, hosted in collaboration with SFU Career & Volunteer Services. This is a great opportunity for students to explore career possibilities and ask career-related questions. learn more →
Tanya Broesch awarded 2022 Barry Beyerstein Award for Excellence in Teaching
Associate professor Dr. Tanya Broesch has been awarded the 2022 Barry Beyerstein Award for Excellence in Teaching. Based on nominations from students, this award has been given annually to recognize excellent teaching of regular faculty. learn more →
Psychology researcher Spencer Chen earns Gordon M. Shrum Gold Medal
Spencer Chen will be receiving Simon Fraser University’s most prestigious undergraduate medal, the Gordon M. Shrum Gold Medal. This medal is bestowed on the graduating student whose high scholastic standing and extracurricular activities demonstrate outstanding qualities of character and unselfish devotion to the university. learn more →
Varsity athlete and Psychology graduand Marina Cummiskey awarded Dean’s Undergraduate Convocation Medal
For her dedication to her coursework and the athletic community, Cummiskey is receiving the Dean’s Undergraduate Convocation Medal. This medal recognizes undergraduate students in each faculty whose cumulative grade point average places them in the top five percent of their class. learn more →
The Department of Psychology offers programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. At the undergraduate studies level, we offer B.A and B.A. Honours in Psychology, as well as joint major, minor and extended minor for students pursuing a degree in another discipline. At the graduate studies level, we offer both M.A. and Ph.D. degree programs in our six core areas of Psychology. We also offer a professional Ph.D. training program in Clinical Psychology.
The Department of Psychology acknowledges the Squamish, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, and Kwikwetlem peoples, on whose traditional territories Simon Fraser’s three campuses stand.
- Deadline for application: December 30, 2021
- Early applications are encouraged, and late applications may be considered.