The Department of Psychology, established in 1917, has a long history of graduating majors who make a positive impact on the world, both through their academic pursuits and the service they provide their communities. The psychology faculty are academic researchers who are committed to excellence in the classroom. They offer courses and student research experiences across all major subfields, including:

  • Abnormal
  • Cognitive
  • Developmental
  • Health
  • Learning
  • Neuroscience
  • Personality
  • Social

The psychology faculty research interests includes topics such as:

  • The effects of memory on children’s ability to cope with traumatic experiences
  • The effects of social power on group dynamics
  • Health behaviors in college students
  • The effects of aging on memory


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Phillips Hall 52
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3800
F 740-368-3812

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Department Chair

Dr. Vicki DiLillo
Professor of Psychology
Phillips Hall 52