About Psychology

Southeastern's Department of Psychology oversees undergraduate and graduate degree programs in psychology, including a diverse range of classes in areas such as social, cognitive, personality, life-span development, clinical and abnormal, physiological, perception and evolutionary psychology.

We serve more than 500 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students with faculty who are involved in a wide range of basic and applied research on topics such as eating disorders, parenting styles, neurobiology of addiction, industrial organizational psychology, stereotyping, violence exposure effects and the evolution of religion.


Paula Varnado-Sullivan, Ph.D.

Department Head




Christina Parker, M.A.

Undergraduate Coordinator



Brandon Baiamonte, Ph.D.

Graduate Coordinator