Department Highlights

Dr. Laurel Sarfan has been awarded the 2024 ABCT President's New Researcher Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Laurel is an assistant professional researcher in Dr. Allison Harvey's Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic in the Psychology Department at UC Berkeley.

Jan has been awarded the 2024  Early Career Award in Developmental Science by the Jean Piaget Society.  Congratulations on winning this very prestigious and well-deserved award!

Harumi Quinones

UC Berkeley Department of Psychology Student Services Director Harumi Quinones has been selected for the Social Sciences Distinguished Service Award for 2024.

Dr. Iris Mauss

The 2024 Society for Affective Science Mentorship Award is bestowed to Dr. Iris Mauss, Professor of Psychology and director of the Institute for Social and Personality Research (IPSR) at the University of California, Berkeley.

Alumni Stories

Richard Harry Gatley, Ph.D.

After graduating with honors from U.C. Berkeley in 1962, Richard Gatley went on to take an M.A. and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Michigan State University. In 1969 he became an Assistant...

David Russo, DO, MPH, MS

After graduating from Cal with an undergraduate degree in psychology I matriculated to medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth Texas. I completed a dual...

Natasha Dagys Limones

After finishing a double major in Psychology and Music at Cal, I went on to complete a MA and PhD in Education-School Psychology, also at Cal. I am a credentialed school psychologist and have a...


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