• Offer concentrated research training in psychology and law to a diverse
    group of undergraduates recruited primarily in the Midwest, but also
    from across the United States.
    • Prepare students for graduate program in scientific psychology and careers in academic and applied settings
    • Direct and hands-on experience in all phases of psychology research
  • Promote awareness of research opportunities to diverse group of promising
    students early in their undergraduate years so they can prepare for
    graduate programs.
  • Increase the interests of psychology and law researchers in minority issues
    and concerns.
    • Build on the diverse backgrounds and life experiences of REU students to broaden understanding of cross-cultural issues.
  • Increase the pool of under-represented minorities in the profession of
    scientific psychology and law by improving the skills needed to successfully
    complete graduate school.

Contact the following for more info about…

REU Program:

Leah Skovran,

Graduate Student Mentor
238 Burnett Hall,
Lincoln, NE 68588-0308


Mandilyn Armour,

Administrative Assistant
238 Burnett Hall,
Lincoln, NE 68588-0308
(402) 472-3234

Psych & Law:

Dr. Richard Wiener,

Professor of Psychology
334 Burnett Hall,
Lincoln, NE 68588-0308
(402) 472-1137