Studying psychology prepares you for the rigors of graduate school and for a career. Faculty conduct research in a range of areas and involve students as collaborators. As a psychology student you will have opportunities to conduct research during the academic year or during the summer at our Cornell Summer Research Institute. You might collaborate with faculty or with a number of research programs at other institutions.

Recent research conducted at Cornell

  • Improving Eating Disorder Prevention and Treatment via the Development of an Enhanced Dissonance-Based Paradigm
  • Cognitive Imbalance Connection to Soccer Ball Heading

Recent collaborative research programs at other institutions

  • Department of Cognition and Information Sciences, Chiba University in Japan
  • Department of Neurology, University of Iowa
  • Huntington’s Disease Center for Excellence, University of Iowa

Recent Cornell psychology alumni careers

  • Issue resolution analyst
  • Genetic counselor
  • Therapist
  • Director of wellness services
  • Senior specialist, health care program development and implementation

Recent grad schools attended

  • Ph.D., neuroscience, the University of Utah
  • M.A., clinical mental health counseling, University of Northern Iowa
  • Ph.D., biochemistry and molecular biology, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Ph.D., counseling psychology, the University of Iowa
  • M.A., applied sociology, University of Massachusetts Boston