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Suman Ambwani

(she/her/hers)Associate Professor of Psychology (2008)

Contact Information

Leave of absence Spring 2022

Kaufman Hall Room 164


Professor Ambwani's scholarship broadly examines emotion, social perception, personality, and interpersonal factors across the range of normal and abnormal human functioning. Her current research focuses on 1) the development and evaluation of guided self-help interventions for people with anorexia nervosa, and 2) understanding etiological and maintenance factors for eating-related psychopathology.


  • B.A., Macalester College, 2003
  • M.S., Texas A&M University, 2005
  • Ph.D., 2008


  • Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2015-16

2021-2022 Academic Year

Spring 2022

PSYC 465 Biopsych Perspec on Disord Eat
An advanced seminar in which students read and discuss primary sources in theoretical and applied clinical psychology. The purpose of this course is to help students gain a deeper understanding of the processes of clinical assessment, treatment, and prevention of psychopathology. Prerequisites: 210 & 211.