Academic Advising

Contact Info

Room: Poe Hall 639
Phone: 919-513-4855
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Meet our team of advisors fostering students’ success by providing meaningful resources and purposeful support in career development. 

Advising in the psychology department will be partially online (default option) and partially in-person (if possible). When booking an appointment with your advisor, read the meeting description to learn about the meeting format. If given an option to choose between Zoom, in-person, or phone, note your preference in the appointment description or right next to your name. Please note that meetings may have to be moved online, sometimes last-minute, in case of sickness or quarantine. Do not attend an in-person meeting if you feel sick or if you have been instructed to quarantine/isolate. Here are your options for getting in touch with us:

  • Students can email any questions to
  • Call 919-513-4855 and leave a message. If nobody picks up, leave a message and we will call you back within 24 business hours.
  • Schedule a meeting with your assigned advisor by using the Google calendar links in the advisor bios below.
  • Virtual drop-in hours will resume will resume August 17. They will take place Tuesdays from 10-11:30 am and Thursdays from 1:30-3 pm. Use this link:

Director of the Advising Center

Dr. Dana Kotter-Gruehn

Dr. Kotter-Gruehn obtained her B.S. and M.S. in Psychology from Dresden University of Technology and her Ph.D. in Psychology from the Free University, Berlin. She has taught a variety of courses (e.g.,  Developmental Psychology, Research Methods, Social Relationships) at NCSU, Duke University, Humboldt University of Berlin and Dresden University of Technology. She is a lifespan developmental psychologist and has conducted and published research focusing on psychosocial development in adulthood.

Dr. Kotter-Gruehn’s Calendar


Dr. Anna Behler

Dr. Behler earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fordham University and a master’s degree from Queens College of the City University of New York, both in New York City. She earned a second master’s degree and her Ph.D. in Experimental Social Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She currently teaches Research Methods and Social Psychology at NCSU, and has also taught courses in Statistics, Psychology of Personality, and Psychology of Motivation at VCU, the University of Mary Washington, and Queens College. Her research focuses on emotions, identity, and psychological measurement.

Dr. Behler's Calendar