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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

Spring 2020

PSYC 211 Design of Psychological Resrch
Readings and laboratory exercises introduce students to bibliographic resources in psychology, rules of valid scientific inference, and techniques for conducting psychology experiments. Three hours classroom plus three hours laboratory a week. Prerequisite: 210. NOTE: Completion of both 210 and 211 fulfills the WID graduation requirement.

PSYC 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch