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Lameese
Eldesouky

Position
Assistant professor
Department
Department of Psychology

Profile

Brief Biography

Lameese Eldesouky is an incoming Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at The American University in Cairo. Her specialization is in Social and Personality Psychology. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and her AM and PhD in Social/Personality Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship at Stanford University in the Department of Psychology. She has received notable awards for her research, including the American Psychological Association Dissertation Award, Association for Psychological Science Albert Bandura Graduate Research Award, National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Award in Clinical Research, and Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award T32 Pre-doctoral Fellowship.

Education

  • BA in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley
  • AM in Psychological and Brain Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis
  • PhD in Psychological and Brain Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology from Stanford University 
Research Interest
  • The factors that predict how people regulate their emotions
  • The consequences of emotion regulation for social functioning and health
  • How to effectively measure emotion regulation