Undergraduate Student Groups

Psi Chi Honor Society

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, open to graduate and undergraduate students who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet the minimum qualifications. Learn more about Psi Chi.

Undergraduate Steering Committee (USC)

The USC meets monthly to discuss issues or concerns regarding the experience as an undergraduate psychology major. Undergraduate psychology majors should contact the representative for their respective year to suggest possible agenda items.

Steering Committee Members


Emily Franco, Class of 2020

Junior Representatives

Tali Lesser, Class of 2021
Peter Zhu, Class of 2021

Sophomore Representatives

Sydney White, Class of 2022
Aashna Sundesha, Class of 2022

Psi Chi President

Shaina Munin, Co-president, Class of 2019
Isabella Castillo, Co-president, Class of 2020

Faculty and Staff Advisers

Dr. Stephen Drigotas, Director of Advising and Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Justin Halberda, Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Alison Papadakis, Director of Clinical Psychological Studies
Dr. Jeff Bowen, Lecturer
Elissa Zurbuchen, Academic Program Coordinator

Psychology Mentor Program

Psychology maintains a student-run mentor program, enabling majors and minors to support each other throughout their shared study of psychology. Upperclassmen mentors are paired with freshmen and sophomore mentees to share their experiences and advice in areas such as course selection, research and internship opportunities, and tips for success in the psychology major/minor.


Omar Azmeh, Class of 2021
Sydney White, Class of 2022