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What can you do with a Ph.D. in psychology from Clark?

A doctoral degree from Clark University prepares you for positions in a range of fields, including academia, postdoctoral research, clinical work, and management careers in business and education. Our graduates’ extensive training and research experience prepares them for these positions, along with editorships and board membership of journals and participation on influential national and international committees pertaining to education, psychology, and educational justice, STEM, and humanitarian causes.

Clinical Psychology Alumni

Academic Positions (Faculty)

  • Elon University
  • Worcester State University
  • University of the Pacific
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Middlebury College

Research and Clinical Fellowships

  • Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA
  • VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Washington, D.C., VA
  • Yale Child Study Center

Clinical Positions

  • Assistant Director, Counseling and Wellness Center, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Associate Vice President and Director, Health and Counseling Services, Arizona State University

Developmental Psychology Alumni

Academic Positions

  • Auburn University
  • Bridgewater State
  • California State University
  • Connecticut College
  • Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Washington

Fellowships and Awards

  • AERA Fellow
  • International Humanitarian Award
  • James S. McDonnell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Cognitive Studies for Educational Practice
  • National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Theodore Sarbin Award for distinguished contributions to psychology
  • Runner-up for the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged-Faculty Award

Social Psychology Alumni

Academic Positions (Faculty)

  • Brigham Young University
  • Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Rhode Island College
  • Framingham State University
  • Ashoka University, India
  • Jagiellonian University, Poland


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Hamburg University
  • Fellow, Fritz Thyssen Foundation
  • Visiting Fellow, Yale University
  • Senior Fellow in Homeland Security, Northeastern University
  • SPSSI James Marshall Public Policy Fellow, Washington, D.C.

Meet some of our Ph.D. alumni

Contact Information

Frances L. Hiatt School of Psychology

Office Location
  • Jonas Clark Hall, 3rd floor
    950 Main Street
    Worcester MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7274
  • 1-508-793-7265 Fax