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The Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill support the University’s core values encouraging diversity and equal educational and employment opportunities throughout our community. We unequivocally denounce racism and other forms of hateful and discriminatory behavior with regard to culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and age, among others. We are strongly committed to promoting diversity as we consider an ideal scientific community to be one that includes a diverse representation of individuals at all academic levels. We are committed to training early career scientists of diverse backgrounds, and we encourage students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the sciences to apply, including but not limited to BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, first generation college students, and those of low socioeconomic status. Our views reflect University policy as reflected the UNC Non-Discrimination Policy and the policy of Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

The Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are strongly committed to promoting diversity with respect to culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, among others. We are committed to maintaining a diverse student population and minority students are especially encouraged to apply for our doctoral programs. Our faculty are committed to exploring diversity in their research.

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Diversity Committee is composed of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students and seeks to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive environment that facilitates growth for all students, faculty, and staff. The Department views diversity, equity, and inclusion as central values to our mission and aspires to cultivate and support diversity in all forms with respect to personnel, research, teaching, service, and departmental climate. Efforts to recruit a diverse student population to the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience include the Diversifying Psychology Weekend and the Interview Weekend Minority Brunch.