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Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies
Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies (EPFLS) » Faculty and Staff » Suzanne Freedman, Ph.D.

Suzanne Freedman, Ph.D.

Professor, Co-chair of the COE Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
(319) 273-2483
Areas of Expertise: 

Psychology of Interpersonal Forgiveness
Moral Development
Incest and sexual abuse
Eating Disorders
Early adolescent development
At-risk adolescents

Courses Taught: 

Dynamics of Human Development
Development of the Middle School Child
Psychology of Interpersonal Forgiveness

Counseling Interventions in School

Educational Research




Research Interests: 

Forgiveness education with adolescents and adults
Conceptions of forgiveness held by the general population
Integrating forgiveness within the school curriculum
Developmental differences in forgiveness

Professional Affiliations: 

Association for Moral Education
American Psychological Association


Ph.D., 1993, University of Wisconsin-Madison