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The Psychology Department supports Black Lives Matter

To our campus community and students:

The faculty and staff of the Psychology Department at CSUDH stand in solidarity against racism in all forms. We stand in support of emerging anti-racist work and education on our campus and the Black Lives Matter movement more broadly. We want to partner with other entities on campus in an effort to identify the systemic structures perpetuating racism and take action in ways that will dismantle it, from remembering our institutional and broader historical context to rethinking curriculum to reimagining public safety. We want to continue to learn and struggle and grow together, and it’s clear that we all need each other and our complementary perspectives in order to do so in a wise and productive way.

We take this time to acknowledge the field of psychology has played a role in racial discrimination in the past. From the misuse of psychiatric diagnosis to support slavery to the misuse of testing and assessment practices in multiple settings to the inclusion of mostly White individuals in research to the open support of hateful concepts like eugenics, the field has historically colluded in the perpetuation of inequities across race... CLICK HERE TO READ OUR FULL STATEMENT



The Psychology Department will be open for in-person support for the Fall 2021 semester 

**Face mask will be required to enter the office**

Psychology Department Office Hours
 Monday – Thursday 8am-5pm (in-person)
 Friday 8am-5pm (virtual/online)

For Assistance, please contact Elizabeth Som ( or call our office at 310-243-3427.



 Administrative Support Coordinator
Elizabeth 'Liz' Som
 Department Chair
Dr. Heather Butler

If you need to meet with the Chair of the Psychology Department, Dr. Heather Butler, use the link below to setup a Zoom meeting.  

Updated 9/24/21