The CCHP will be closed to the public until further notice due to the current health crisis.  This temporary closure includes the Archives, National Museum of Psychology, and Institute galleries.

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Promo graphic for Psychology Film ClubThe Cummings Center’s Psychology Film Club is returning for the Spring 2021 semester. This semester, we will be discussing Jordan Peele’s Academy Award-winning film Get Out (2017) and Robert Mullan’s Mad to Be Normal (2017). You can tune in to these live events on February 18th and April 22nd at 7:00pm ET. For more information and to view previous Film Club discussions, click here.

The Cummings Center for the History of Psychology stands against social injustice, including all forms of racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, and transphobia. We recognize that there is a long way to go in fostering true equity, inclusivity, and diversity within our institution and the larger fields of psychology and museum education.

Read our full statement on diversity and racial equity here.

Cathy FayeMeet the Center's New Executive Director, Dr. Cathy Faye

As of June 1st, 2020, Dr. Cathy Faye is the new Margaret Clark Morgan Executive Director of the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology. Read her full statement here.