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View the department directory for our faculty's contact information, research interests, and more.

See our News Blog for the latest goings-on in the department.

Watch psychology alum Emily Heimbender '13 '15g conduct an experiment in bilingualism:

Contact Information

Psychology Department

  • Location: Wooster 361
  • Phone: (845) 257-3470 / Fax: (845) 257-3474
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-1:30 PM & 2:00-5:00 PM
    (8:00 AM-1:00 PM & 1:30-4:00 PM during summer)
  • Department Secretary: Ms. Jane Lehman (lehmanj@newpaltz.edu)
  • Department Chair: Dr. Jonathan Raskin (raskinj@newpaltz.edu)  
  • Assistant Chairs: Dr. Bobby Bui (buih@newpaltz.edu) and Dr. Cliff Evans (evansc@newpaltz.edu)

Psychology & Counseling Graduate Programs

  • Location: Wooster 319
  • Phone: (845) 257-3467
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM & 1:00-4:00 PM
  • Graduate Programs Secretary: Ms. Susan Buckbee (buckbees@newpaltz.edu)
  • Psychology Graduate Program Director: Dr. Tabitha Holmes (holmest@newpaltz.edu)
  • Counseling Graduate Program Director: Dr. Melanie Hill (hillm@newpaltz.edu)

Additional Contacts

Undergraduate Advising Assistants

  • Location: Wooster 361
  • Phone: (845) 257-3497 
  • E-mail: psychadvisor@newpaltz.edu
  • Office Hours: Monday 9:00 AM–3:00 PM; Thursday 10:00 AM–4:35 PM; Friday 10 AM–1:25 PM
  • If you need to declare, drop, or change a major/minor, please come see the undergraduate advising assistants.
  • Advising Information for Psychology Majors and Minors
    • For advising issues, please seek out your faculty advisor first (listed on your progress report); most advising issues can be handled at the faculty advisor level.
    • If your faculty advisor cannot address your issue, please see the undergraduate advisors or the chair (Dr. Raskin) or assistant chairs (Dr. Bui or Dr. Evans).

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