Faculty Profile

Suman Ambwani

Associate Professor of Psychology (2008)

Contact Information

ambwanis@dickinson.edu

Kaufman Building Room 164
717.245.1022
http://www.dickinson.edu/~ambwanis

Bio

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.

Education

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

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

PSYC 165 Psychopathology
An introduction to various psychological disorders and techniques of diagnosis and treatment. Relevant for students who anticipate careers in medicine, law, and the social or psychological services. This course is a Health Studies elective.

PSYC 180 Topics in Psychology
Students gain an appreciation of psychological principles by reading about and discussing a topic of interest. Course topics range from contemporary issues and historic controversies to broad themes. Recent topics courses have included Health Psychology, Unconscious Processes, and Molecules and Mental Illness.

PSYC 180 Topics in Psychology
Students gain an appreciation of psychological principles by reading about and discussing a topic of interest. Course topics range from contemporary issues and historic controversies to broad themes. Recent topics courses have included Health Psychology, Unconscious Processes, and Molecules and Mental Illness.

PSYC 465 Biopsych Perspec on Disord Eat

PSYC 500 Independent Study

PSYC 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch

Spring 2018

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.