PhD, University of British Columbia, 2003
Sunaina Assanand is a cultural psychologist. She completed her graduate studies with UBC Psychology having developed a strong passion for teaching as a graduate student. Sunaina joined the UBC Department of Psychology as a faculty member in 2009.
Research interests include scholarship of teaching and learning, gender psychology, cultural psychology, personality psychology, and community psychology.
- Just Desserts Award for Outstanding Contributions and Service to UBC Students (2016)
- Killam Teaching Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2014)
- Robert E. Knox Master Teaching Award (2008, 2012)
As Instructor-track faculty, Dr. Assanand does not supervise graduate students.