Ph.D. @ University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The Learning and Development Research Group, directed by Dr. Jenna Finch at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is seeking applicants for the Ph.D. program in Developmental Psychology to begin in Fall 2022.

Applicants interested in working with Dr. Finch should contact her directly at to learn about her current and upcoming projects.

Why apply to UNL?

  • All admitted students are supported through research assistantships and teaching assistantships.
  • Students will receive interdisciplinary training including opportunities to work with developmental faculty in the College of Education and Human Sciences.
  • The Developmental Psychology program is small, allowing for individualized attention and support as students progress through the program.
  • Departmental strengths in both research training and teaching excellence prepare students well for careers in academia and non-academic jobs in consulting, policy-work, and at research think-tanks.
  • Lincoln is a vibrant Big Ten college town with a low cost-of-living, great schools, and friendly, community-minded residents.

Click here for more information on how to apply to the Doctoral Program in Psychology at UNL. The GRE is not required for admission in fall 2022.

Applications are due December 1.


  • Professional development
  • Post-graduation