2020 Diversifying Psychology Visit Day


We held our annual Diversifying Psychology Visit Day on October 30 2020, as a virtual event.



Dr. Alev Erisir, Department Chair

Alexis Stanton, Graduate Student Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dr. Noelle Hurd, Faculty Co-director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Panel 1: Overview of the Psychology Graduate Admissions Process

Preparing your CV: Ilana Ladis

Preparing your Personal Statement: Corey Pettit

Soliciting Letters of Recommendation: Zoe Sargent

Garnering Research Experiences: Ariana Rivens

Identifying Programs and Potential Faculty Advisors: Alexandra Silverman

Panel 1 Q&A


Panel 2: Choosing the Right Psychology Graduate Program for You

Student Recruitment Process: Minah Kim

Faculty and Program Selection: Maura Austin

Student Life Part 1: Shannon Savell

Student Life Part 2: Diane-Jo Bart-Plange

Disability and Accessibility Factors: Kayden Stockwell

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives at UVA: Alexis Stanton & Janelle Billingsley

Panel 2 Q&A


You can watch the entire webinar here.




Please click on the "cc" link on the video to see closed captions.

You can access the full transcript here.


Please note that we experienced connectivity issues that affected the quality of the presentation from minute 12:45 until minute 20:30 of the video.