Susan Barrett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Barrett is a developmental psychologist who studies how children and teens reason about health-promoting and health-compromising behaviors. Her current work focuses on how sensitivity to body size and shape changes as children’s bodies mature and how sports participation affects attitudes about the body’s shortcomings and strengths. Dr. Barrett regularly offers HMS/Psyc386 Child Health Psychology and has served on doctoral committees for graduate students in Lehigh’s Pediatric School Psychology Program.