Undergraduate Office Staff

Katherine Powers, Ph.D., Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies

Katie works closely with the Director of Undergraduate Studies on decisions regarding the Psychology undergraduate program and curriculum.  Katie evaluates undergraduate policies, programs, and courses, and assists in integrating local and college-wide initiatives and changes.  Katie is responsible for faculty orientation and can provide information about department policies and procedures and advice on course development and pedagogy.  She also oversees Lecturers, Harvard College Fellows, Preceptors, and tutorial instructors.  Katie can provide advising to all undergraduate students, but has primary responsibility for advising about study abroad, the MBB track in Psychology, writing a senior thesis, and interdisciplinary studies that include psychology coursework or research.  Katie is available by appointment.

Contact Katie at kpowers@fas.harvard.edu.

Correna Cohen, Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Correna works closely with the Director of Undergraduate Studies on all matters concerning the concentration advising program. She is a resource for information on the university curricular structure, the Psychology concentration, and secondary fields. Correna holds primary responsibility for advising about requirements, tracks, research opportunities, and progress toward graduation for concentrators and secondary field students. In addition, she oversees the Undergraduate Planning Committee and faculty dinner program. Correna is available during drop-in advising hours and by appointment.

Contact Correna at correna_cohen@fas.harvard.edu.

James Sciarappa, Staff Assistant 

James supports the general operations of the Department‘s undergraduate program, providing students, staff, faculty, and the public with information about the concentration. James helps maintain the Psychology Undergraduate Website, collect student petitions and applications, and coordinate Tutorial grade collection and reporting. You can e-mail James with any questions about the Undergraduate Office!

Contact James at jsciarappa@fas.harvard.edu