Psychology Department

We use the American Psychological Association guidelines to provide a foundation in both basic psychological theory and application of psychology to real world issues.
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Faculty & Staff Availability

During the summer months, faculty are available through email. You may locate their e-mail addresses through the Department Directory. They do not have specific office hours unless communicated through a course offering.

During the summer of 2020, our administrative staff is telecommuting. Geoff Osterhaus can be contacted at osterhausg@uwstout.edu. You may also contact the College of Education, Hospitality, Health, and Human Sciences for additional assistance.

Building Hours & Meetings

For Harvey Hall building hours, please check the Building Openings & Closings web page.

During the summer of 2020, any meetings will be held virtually. Please contact Geoff Osterhaus or Kathryn Hamilton for more information on virtual meetings.

Campus Health & Safety Requirements

Before visiting campus we ask that you review our COVID-19 health and safety protocols. For more up-to-date information visit the COVID-19 website.

Our Programs

The Psychology Department's purpose is to engage ourselves and others in discovery, critical thinking and self-development in order to foster growth as enlightened citizens, able to enrich lives in local and global communities.

B.S. Psychology

You can contribute to the improvement of the human condition by helping individuals, schools, businesses, and communities.
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M.S. Applied Psychology

Your knowledge of psychological theories, principles, and research methods will help organizations make data-driven decisions and use evidence-based practices.
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Our Vision

Excellence

  • Productivity
  • Rigor
  • Hard work
  • Creativity

Responsibility

  • Individual and Social
  • Fairness
  • Transparency
  • Integrity

Learning

  • Curiosity
  • Leadership Development
  • Research
  • Self-improvement
  • Creativity

Relationships

  • Diversity
  • Cooperation
  • Teamwork
  • Mentoring
  • Engagement

Self-Development

  • Effective use of time
  • Independence
  • Balance and Health
  • Improving Community
  • Individual
My involvement at Stout gave me the skills to develop as a leader and as an individual.
Kylie Anderson B.S. Psychology
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CEHHHS

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The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved promotions and tenure recommendations for 28 UW-Stout faculty members effective for the 2020-21

Reimagined learning environment awaits students for fall semester

UW-Stout faculty and staff have been thinking differently about what a college education will need to look like this fall.

Three alumni inducted into FCCLA Leadership Hall of Fame

Three of 75 inductees into a Leadership Hall of Fame for the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America 75th anniversary are University of Wisconsin-Stout