International Society of Political Psychology

Programs

Colleges and Universities with Comprehensive Political Psychology Programs

Israel

School Name: Interdisciplinary Center (IDC)
Location: Herzliya, Israel
School Website: http://portal.idc.ac.il/en/main/homepage/pages/homepage.aspx
Program Website: http://portal.idc.ac.il/en/main/research/caesareacenter/pages/pp.aspx
Notes: Offered through the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy; the first program in political psychology in Israel..

United Kingdom

School Name: Bournemouth University
Location: Fern Barrow, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom
School Website: www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/
Program Website: https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/courses/ma-political-psychology
Notes: A new MA in Political Psychology being launched in September 2016

School Name: Queens University Belfast
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
School Website: http://www.qub.ac.uk/
Program Website: http://www.psych.qub.ac.uk/ProspectiveStudents/PostgraduateStudies/MScPoliticalPsychology/
Notes: The Centre for Research in Political Psychology (CResPP) at the School of Psychology, Queen's University Belfast, offers an MSc in Political Psychology, the first in the UK.

School Name: University of Birmingham
Location: Brimingham, England
School Website: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/
Program Website: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/taught/govsoc/global-cooperation-security.aspx#CourseOverviewTab
Notes: MSc Global Cooperation and Security offers a course in Political Psychology of Conflict and Cooperation. The MSc degree provides multidisciplinary training in Political Psychology and International Relations and focuses on the role of values, emotions, and beliefs in shaping the possibilities of conflict, cooperation and security at the international level.

School Name: University of Kent
Location: Canterbury, England
School Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/
Program Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/psychology/msc/political-psychology-msc.html
Notes: University of Kent offers an MSc in Political Psychology from September 2016. University of Kent has an active interdisciplinary program of research in political psychology, carried out by the Political Psychology Lab which brings together researchers from the School of Psychology and the School of Politics and International Relations.

United States

School Name: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Online Campus
Location: Online
School Website: http://www.thechicagoschool.edu/
Program Website: http://www.thechicagoschool.edu/online/
Notes: The Chicago School offers an online M.A. in Psychology, International Psychology Specialization with a concentration in Political Psychology.

School Name: City University of New York Graduate Center
Location: New York, New York
School Website: http://www.cuny.edu/
Program Website: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Doctoral-Programs/Psychology
Notes: The Graduate Center offers an interdisciplinary concentration in the Psychology of Political Behavior.

School Name: George Washington University
Location: Washington, D.C.
School Website: http://www.gwu.edu/
Program Website: http://elliott.gwu.edu/academics/gcert/poli_psych.cfm
Notes: Students interested in the certificate in political psychology should contact the Elliott School of International Affairs Admissions office for specific admissions requirements.

School Name: Lewis-Clark State College
Location: Lewiston, ID
School Website: http://www.lcsc.edu/
Program Website: http://catalog.lcsc.edu/academic-programs/social-sciences-division/academic-certificates-minors/political-psychology-minor/
Notes: Political psychology is one of 10 minors offered in the Social Sciences Division.

School Name: The Ohio State University
Location: Columbus, OH
School Website: http://www.osu.edu/
Program Website: http://polisci.osu.edu/graduate/fields-study/political-psychology
Notes: OSU has one of the leading Political Psychology programs in the world. It offers coverage of citizen political thought and behavior, as well as elite behavior and international politics.

School Name: State University of New York at Stony Brook
Location: Stony Brook, NY
School Website: http://www.stonybrook.edu/
Program Website: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/polisci/political_psychology.html
Notes: The program focuses on the content and structure of political beliefs and attitudes, the processing of political information, and the factors that influence political judgments and decisions.

School Name: University of California, Irvine
Location: Irvine, CA
School Website: http://www.uci.edu/
Program Website: http://www.polisci.uci.edu/ps_psych
Notes: The program draws on the School of Social Sciences’ tradition of interdisciplinary research and boasts the active participation of distinguished faculty in political science, psychology, critical theory and medicine.

School Name: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, MN
School Website: http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/index.html
Program Website: http://www.polisci.umn.edu/politicalpsych/
Notes: Home of the Center for the Study of Political Psychology (CSPP), widely regarded as one of the premier research and graduate training centers in the United States.

School Name: Washington State University
Location: Pullman, WA
School Website: http://www.wsu.edu/
Program Website: http://libarts.wsu.edu/pppa/undergraduate/index.asp
Notes: The Department of Political Science at Washington State University offers graduate students the option of specializing in the sub-field of Political Psychology as one of their main Ph.D. Preliminary Examination fields (OR) as a selected area of specialization in their program of study for the M.A. in Global Justice and Security Studies.