Kym Bennett

Kym Bennett
Professor, Director, Undergraduate Psychology Program and Mentoring Office
Education, Social Work and Psychological Sciences

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5030 Cherry Street, 302
The impact of social cognition on health



Dr. Bennett received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of Nevada in 2002 and completed a Post-Doctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University in 2002-2004.


Dr. Bennett teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Social Psychology.


Dr. Bennett’s research interests involve the impact of social cognition on health. In particular, she is interested in how causal attributions affect recovery following chronic disease diagnosis, like cancer or heart disease.