Social Psychology | Kent State University

Social Psychology

The graduate program in the Department of Sociology at Kent State University offers a specialization in social psychology with emphases in the three broad areas of group processessocial structure and personality, and symbolic interactionism. Within those broad areas, students and faculty study a range of topics:

  • Affect
  • Deviance
  • Emotions
  • Gender
  • Identity
  • Mental Health
  • Race 
  • Status

The department offers numerous social psychology courses, including Social Psychology, Personality & Social Systems, the Sociology of Sentiments & Emotions, the Sociology of Communications, Status, Power, & Legitimacy, and Self, Identity, & Interaction.