College of
Arts and Sciences

Kym Bennett

Kym Bennett
Professor, Director, Undergraduate Psychology Program and Mentoring Office
College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Info
816-235-1321
5030 Cherry Street, 302
The impact of social cognition on health

About

Education

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.

Teaching

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

Research

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.