Suzanna M. Rose, Ph.D.

Founding Associate Provost
Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity
Professor of Psychology & Women’s Studies
Florida International University

11200 SW 8th St., PC230, Miami, FL 33199
Reception: (305) 348-3787
Phone: (305) 348-1975



  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1979
  • M.S., Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1975
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1970

Research Interests

  • Bystander intervention to reduce gender and race bias
  • Strategies to increase women in STEM
  • Romantic relationships, sexuality, and friendship
  • Sexual orientation, bias crimes, and domestic violence
  • Career development for women faculty

Professional Appointments

  • Founding Associate Provost, Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity, Academic Affairs, FIU, 2016-present
  • Founding Executive Director, School of Integrated Science and Humanity, FIU, 2011-2016
  • Senior Associate Dean for the Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences, FIU, 2008-2010
  • Chair, Department of Psychology, FIU, 2004-2007 
  • Director, Women’s Studies Center, FIU, 2000-2007 (dual appointment as Chair of Psychology, 2004-2007)
  • Professor, Department of Psychology & Women’s Studies, FIU, 2000-present
  • Director, Women’s Studies Program, Univ. of Missouri-St. Louis, 1983-84; 87-90; 91-92
  • Professor, Psychology (Clinical) and Women’s Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1980-2000 (all ranks)

Selected Professional Experience

  • External Board Member, NSF ADVANCE, Bowling Green State University, 2018-2021
  • National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Committee on the Integration of Education in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Policy and Global Affairs Division, 2015-2018
  • Executive Committee, Society for the Psychology of Women/Div 35, American Psychological Association, 2014-2016 (Task Force Chair), 2007-2011 (Treasurer); and 1996-2000 (Task Force Chair)
  • Member, FIUBeyondPossible2020 Strategic Plan, Advance Student Success and Career Integration Committee, 2015-2016 
  • Member, Wayne Placek Research Award Review Panel, American Psychological Association, 1998-2007
  • Program Chair, Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Tampa, Florida, 2005; Site Coordinator, National Women’s Studies National Conference, St. Louis, MO, 1997
  • Exchange Scholar, Women’s & Gender Studies, University of Western Cape, South Africa, 1999-2003
  • Fellow, National Center for the Prevention of Violence Against Women, University of Missouri-St. Louis/Centers for Disease Control, 1998-2000
  • Member, U.S. Attorney Generals’ Hate Crimes Task Force, Missouri-Illinois, 1998-2000
  • Member, St. Louis County Family and Domestic Violence Council, 1996-2000
  • Director, Missouri-London Program, The Missouri Consortium, 1993
  • President-Equivalent, Association for Women in Psychology, 1991-1992

Editorial Positions Held

  • Editorial Board, The Women: Biannual Research Journal of the Institute of Women Development Studies, India, 2007-2019
  • Editorial Board, Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 2002-2016
  • Editorial Board, Women’s Forum (Research Journal, Univ. of Sindh, Pakistan), 2007-2014
  • Distinguished Reviewer, Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2009-2013
  • Editorial Board, International Journal for Women and Gender Research, (Research Journal, Bundelkhand University, India), 2007-2013
  • Editorial Board, Contemporary Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2001-2007
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Lesbian Studies, 2002-2005
  • Consulting Editor, Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1999-2003
  • Editorial Board, Women and Therapy, 1998-2002
  • Editorial Board, Journal on the Art of Teaching, 2002
  • Editorial Board, Group and Organization Studies, 1986-89