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Discover Degrees and Programs in Psychology

Experience hands-on learning to help you work directly with people and solve real-world problems. Work closely with dedicated, expert faculty members on research projects and even present your research findings at the local and national level, such as the New England Psychology Association Conference.

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Elizabeth Carey

Elizabeth Carey

Associate Professor, Psychology

Department
Psychology

Mia Khera

Mia Khera

Professor

Department
Psychology

Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel

Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel

Professor

Department
Psychology

Robert Polewan

Robert Polewan

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Department
Psychology

Eric Weiser

Eric Weiser

Professor

Department
Psychology

Linda Bresnahan

Linda Bresnahan

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Richard Cotter

Richard Cotter

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Aaron Daniels

Aaron Daniels

Senior Lecturer, Psychology

Department
Psychology

Joan Geltman

Joan Geltman

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Daryl Graves

Daryl Graves

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Paul Hayes

Paul Hayes

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Katrina Huff-Larmond

Katrina Huff-Larmond

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Karen Hussar

Karen Hussar

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Jane Mitchell

Jane Mitchell

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Edward Modestino

Edward Modestino

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Virginia Nelson

Virginia Nelson

Administrative Assistant

Department
Behavioral/Social Science

Timothy Quinones

Timothy Quinones

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Cary Sommers

Cary Sommers

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Kenneth Texeira

Kenneth Texeira

Lecturer

Department
Psychology

Highlights in Psychology

Class of 2021 Conclude Extraordinary College Experience in Commencement Celebration

Class of 2021 Conclude Extraordinary College Experience in Commencement Celebration

On a summer-like day, Curry College honored 687 graduates from the Class of 2021 in its 141st Commencement celebration. The ceremony, to which graduates were allowed to invite two guests, was live streamed today from the Walter M. Katz field to approximately 2,300 family members, friends, alumni, faculty and staff among other Curry community members.
Curry College Celebrates the Class of 2020 in Historic In-Person Commencement

Curry College Celebrates the Class of 2020 in Historic In-Person Commencement

Curry College honored 689 graduates from the Class of 2020 in its 140th Commencement celebration on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The ceremony, to which graduates were allowed to invite two guests, was live-streamed from the Walter M. Katz field to approximately 800 family members, friends, alumni, faculty and staff among other Curry community members. The in-person ceremony was especially cherished after a year-plus of adversity and uncertainty stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, including an unprecedented remote final semester at the College last spring.
Faculty Members Honored with 2020-2021 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Faculty Members Honored with 2020-2021 Excellence in Teaching Awards

The Excellence in Teaching Committee has recognized 13 Curry College faculty members for their accomplishments in a variety of areas during the 2020-2021 academic year, including research, community engagement, partnerships, arts and humanities, collaboration and scholarship in the field.
52nd Annual Awards Day Celebrates the Best of Curry College

52nd Annual Awards Day Celebrates the Best of Curry College

This month, the College honored the best and brightest during its 52nd Annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony, which was held as a week-long social media campaign to honor the amazing accomplishments of the 2020-21 academic year. Beyond excelling in a year like no other, the award-winners were honored for their notable achievements in academics, athletics, arts, service, and social justice.
Culminating Research, Projects Presented at 2021 Academic Forum

Culminating Research, Projects Presented at 2021 Academic Forum

Every spring, Curry College students have the opportunity to present their academic research, creative portfolios, and other culminating projects to the College community including faculty, staff, and fellow students at the annual Academic Forum. This year, the event took place virtually on April 21 and featured nearly 40 student presentations across all majors and stages in the iterative process of discovery and academic inquiry.
Young Alumni Return (Virtually) to Campus to Share Advice and Mentor Students

Young Alumni Return (Virtually) to Campus to Share Advice and Mentor Students

In a series of unique (virtual) events this spring, dozens of young alumni have Zoomed back to Curry to offer career advice and share life lessons learned with current students, from incoming first-year to graduating seniors.
‘Industry Nights’ Help Students Make Key Job Connections

‘Industry Nights’ Help Students Make Key Job Connections

In the last three weeks, more than 100 employers met virtually with Curry College students to network and potentially fill hundreds of open positions, from internships to part and full-time jobs. The new "Industry Night" career fair series led by the Center for Career Development featured five virtual events organized by industry to allow students of related majors to meet with potential employers from their desired career fields.
https://www.curry.edu/about-us/news-and-events/news/industry-nights-help-students-make-key-job-connections

New Minors Expand Career Pathways for Students

This week as students begin to meet with their academic advisors to plan for fall classes and review academic goals, they can now consider adding a new minor. The College recently added art therapy, critical inequality studies, finance, photography, and video gaming studies to its academic catalog, all of which are designed to help students explore interests, build skills, and expand career pathways.
Dr. Eric Weiser Offers Expert Tips for Managing Financial Stress Amid Pandemic on WalletHub

Dr. Eric Weiser Offers Expert Tips for Managing Financial Stress Amid Pandemic on WalletHub

The biggest source of stress for Americans in 2021 is money problems, according to personal finance website WalletHub. Professor of Psychology Dr. Eric Weiser is featured this week on WalletHub to offer tips for reducing stress over finances.

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