Psychology Department Research

Faculty and their lab members conduct research in a variety of domains.

Learn more about the research conducted by the Department.

Undergraduate students registered for certain courses are required to complete a research component for their course credit.

Participating as a research assistant can be invaluable if you wish to pursue an advanced degree in psychology or health related areas. In fact, many graduate programs consider research experience a “must” for prospective students. When you participate in research you will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members and graduate students to build meaningful mentoring relationships. Additionally, successful interactions with faculty members is a great way to secure letters of recommendation for graduate study or employment.


The University of Miami Department of Psychology is dedicated to serving the community through its broad community outreach as demonstrated by its extensive research portfolio and direct service programs.

Faculty across the department conduct research projects and are often looking for participants. In many cases, participants are compensated for their part in the project. Learn more about projects that are seeking volunteers.