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Welcome to NDSU Psychology

The NDSU Department of Psychology offers award-winning instruction and world-class research in a variety of areas including health, social, developmental, clinical, and visual & cognitive neuroscience. On our website, you will find just about everything you want to know about our department. Our site has just been rebuilt for ease of navigation, so you should be able to easily find information about our faculty, facilities, undergraduate and
 graduate programs, job openings, and our colloquium series. Of course, you are also welcome to contact us by phone, email, or in person. We'd love to hear from you!

Best regards,

Mark Nawrot, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Psychology



NDSU Psychology News

Congratulations to all the 2018 Honor's Day award recipients!

April 17, 2018
Dr. Linda Langley helping to raise money for The Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley by participating in Pie-a-Professor Day 2018. The event was hosted by the NDSU chapter of Delta Upsilon.

Retirement celebration to honor longtime psychology faculty member
The NDSU Department of Psychology is scheduled a host a retirement celebration honoring James R. Council, professor emeritus and former chair of psychology, Wednesday, May 2, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Harry D McGovern Alumni Center. Remarks are planned at 5 p.m.

Council joined the NDSU faculty in 1985 after earning his doctorate at the University of Connecticut and post-doctoral training at the Brown University School of Medicine. He was promoted to professor in 1998, and served as psychology department chair twice (1998-2004 and 2011-16), associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics (2008-11) and dean of NDSU Libraries (2006-08).

Other important campus service included the Behavioral Intervention Team, Program Review, University Senate (president, 2005-06), Institutional Review Board (chair 1995-99), and College of Science and Mathematics PTE committee (chair 1996-97).

He was honored with the College of Science and Mathematics’ Excellence in Service Award in 2000 and Research Award in 1994.

Council is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and was president of APA Division 30, Society of Psychological Hypnosis in 1995-96. He was recognized with APA Division 30 awards for distinguished early career contributions in 1993 and distinguished contributions to professional hypnosis in 2016.


Colloquia are held on Fridays at 
3:00 in Minard 230

2/16/18 - Dr. Kalidas Shetty

2/23/18 - Katie Gordon, Ph.D. &
              Brandon Saxton, M.S.

3/2/18   - No Colloquium

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Colloquia Schedule


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Department of Psychology
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8622
Campus address: Minard Hall 232 
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2765 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Department Chair: Mark Nawrot, Ph.D.
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