New School for Social Research

The New School for Social Research is a graduate institution in New York City. We generate progressive scholarship in the social sciences and philosophy. Our 75+ full-time faculty members in nine departments offer masters and doctoral degrees to 800 graduate students.

Recognized for its scholarly contribution and real-world application, the faculty and students in the Department of Psychology form a tight-knit and academically intensive community. Based in New York City, with research and understanding that affects policies and people around the world, the department contributes to a tradition of psychological scholarship sensitive to social, cultural, and political concerns.

The Department of Psychology offers an MA program and two PhD programs.