Faculty Profile

Suman Ambwani

Associate Professor of Psychology (2008)

Contact Information


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

2019-2020 Academic Year

Fall 2019

PSYC 365 Rsrch Meth in Clinical Psych
This course will introduce various strategies used in empirical research of clinical phenomena. Practice in behavioral observation systems, structured clinical interviews, and assessment techniques will be gained as students conduct research and write research reports in the area of clinical psychology. Three hours classroom plus three hours laboratory a week. Prerequisites: 165, 201 & 202 or 210 & 211.

PSYC 500 Independent Study

PSYC 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch