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Social Psychology Ph.D. Admissions

General information about applying to the University of Michigan Department of Psychology’s Ph.D. program, including a link to the application form, can be found here:

Applications are due December 1, 2023.

On the application form, you will be asked to select at least one (and up to three) faculty member(s) with whom you would like to work. The following table includes information about which Social Psychology Area faculty members are open to serving as a primary advisor, secondary advisor, or in either capacity, for students matriculating Fall 2024.

Faculty Member
  Open to serving as primary advisor?     Open to serving as secondary advisor?  
   Joshua Ackerman       Yes Yes
   David Dunning Yes Yes
   Allison Earl Yes Yes
   Stephanie Fryberg No Yes
   Richard Gonzalez No Yes
   Amie Gordon Yes Yes
   Arnold Ho Yes Yes
   Shinobu Kitayama No Yes
   Ethan Kross Yes Yes
   Denise Sekaquaptewa No Yes
   Catherine Thomas Yes Yes

If appropriate given your research interests and goals, you may also list other Psychology Department faculty members outside the Social Psychology Area as potential secondary advisors, though you may wish to check with them regarding whether they are open to serving in this capacity in the event you are admitted through the Social Psychology Area.