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Psychology Department

The Roosevelt University Department of Psychology offers undergraduate and graduate programs targeted to meet the needs of today's complex society.  As a prominent Chicago psychology school with campuses downtown Chicago, in Schaumburg, and online, Roosevelt offers a strong and balanced curriculum.

Department Offices

Chicago Campus
Psychology Main Office location:

Gage Building
18 South Michigan Avenue, Suite GB400
Chicago, IL

Phone:  312-341-3760
Fax:  312-341-6362

Mailing address:

Roosevelt University, Department of Psychology
430 South Michigan Avenue, Suite GB400
Chicago, IL  60605-1394

Department Chair: James Choca, GB400-D
Phone:  312-341-6380

Schaumburg Campus

1400 N. Roosevelt Boulevard
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4377 

Psychology Department News

Degree and Research Partnership Program between Roosevelt University and Harper College

The Psychology Department of Harper College ( has recently partnered with Roosevelt University to create multiple options for students to earn their Bachelor or Master of Arts degree and optionally participate in psychological research. Check out for more information.

PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

The PhD Program in Industrial Organizational Psychology received the final approval from the Higher Learning Commission and has accepted five outstanding students to start on this program in the Fall.

PsyD Student Success

From Lynn Weiner, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences:

I am happy to announce a 100% placement rate for our 15 doctoral internship applicants - and the national rate is only 71%. Our students have won internships at sites ranging from Children's Hospital in Kansas City and the VA Center in White River Junction, Vermont, to Advocate Family Care in Oak Lawn and the Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Additionally, PsyD student Maggie Swanson (whose internship will be with the Miami VA) took the first place ribbon for her poster on personality scales at the national meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment earlier this month.

Kudos to Professors Cami McBrideCatherine Campbell, Jim Choca, and the rest of the psychology faculty who have done such a stellar job building our doctoral program.

KimDienesclassPsychology students conduct research on stress

Although stress is a familiar and frequent occurrence in everyone’s life, why is that some people seem to deal with high levels of stress with composure, while others struggle with daily hassles that most take for granted? That question is being investigated at Roosevelt University by students studying with Kimberly Dienes, an assistant professor of psychology and a licensed clinical psychologist. Read the full article


Opportunities for Students and Alumni

Part-time teaching opportunity at Saint Xavier

Jul 10, 2014

Please see the advertisement below regarding a part-time teaching opportunity at Saint Xavier. If interested, please submit your application by July 25, 2014. Position Type: Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Position Category: Adjunct Faculty School: College of Arts and Sciences Position Scheduling: Part time Function: The Department of Psychology at Saint Xavier University is seeking an adjunct […]

Loyola University Chicago seeks a 1-year full-time lecturer

Jul 10, 2014

Loyola University Chicago has an opening for a 1-year full-time lecturer. Salary is $50K. Courses for fall 2014 will be a Developmental Psychology lecture, a Developmental Psychology lab (the two courses are not connected), and either one or two other courses TBA. Spring 2015 courses will likely be a similar mix. Interested applicants should send […]

Positions available: Oakbrook and Oak Lawn offices of Centers for Family Change

Jun 20, 2014

Positions available: Oakbrook and Oak Lawn offices of Centers for Family Change The Centers for Family Change is looking for a part or full time clinicians for our Oak Lawn and Oakbrook offices (clinicians can work in more than one office). The Centers for Family Change is a large well established practice (in business 25 […]

APA Dissertation Research Awards and Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards

Jun 10, 2014

The APA Science Directorate supports science-oriented psychology graduate students each year through its Student Awards Program. Currently, the Directorate is advertising for two awards – the APA Science Student Council Early Researcher Award, and the APA Dissertation Research Awards. For both awards, the deadline is September 15, 2014, and applications are welcome from graduate students […]

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