Sumbleen Ali

Ph.D., Parenting and Parenthood

Neuropsychology


Entered the Program: 2015-2021

Degree Milestones: All completed

Previous Education:

  • MS, Psychology

Research Interests:

  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Interpersonal Acceptance-Rejection Theory (IPARTheory)
  • Affective & Cultural Neuroscience
  • Cultural Research

Advising Committee:

  • Major Advisor: Preston Britner, PhD. HDFS
  • Associate Advisor: Ronald Rohner, PhD. HDFS
  • Associate Advisor: Inge-Marie Eigsti, PhD. Psychological Sciences

 

FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2020 Summer Fellowship for Graduate Students, UConn
2019-2020 HDFS Annual Scholarship Award, UConn
2019-2020 Mattoon-Kline Endowed Scholarship Fund, UConn
2019 2019 Predoctoral Graduate School Fellowship Award, UConn
2018 Institute of Brain & Cognitive Sciences Fellowship (IBACS), UConn
2018 NIH, Summer Fellowship, UConn
2017 NSF, Summer Fellowship, UConn
2017-2019 Advanced Graduate Students’ Fellowship, UConn
2016-2017 CLAS Dean’s Fund Fellowship, UConn
2016-2019 Dr. Howard A. Rosencranz Memorial Scholarship Fund, UConn
2013-2014 Graduate Research Scholarship, Rohner Center-HDFS, UConn

HONORS & AWARDS

2020 Outstanding Instructor Award, HDFS, UConn
2019 Doctoral Student Travel Fellowship, Graduate School, UConn
2019-2020 Best Published Paper Award, HDFS, UConn
2018-2019 Teaching Commendation, Provost’s Office, UConn
2018 Travel Award, Society for Cross-Cultural Research (SCCR)
2017-2018 Best Conference Paper Presentation Award, HDFS, UConn
2016-2017; 2017-2018 Michael Ego Travel Fund, HDFS, UConn

 

RESEARCH GRANTS & FUNDS

Human Development & Family Sciences, UConn
Jan 2021 – June 2021
Title: Neural Correlates of Remembered Parental Rejection in Childhood: Resting Brain State
Role: Principal Investigator
Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, Graduate School, UConn
Aug 2020 – Dec 2020
Title: Neural Correlates of Remembered Parental Acceptance and Rejection in Childhood
[PhD dissertation]
Role: Principal Investigator
Human Development & Family Sciences, UConn
April 2019 – May 2020
Title: Neural Correlates of Remembered Parental Acceptance and Rejection in Childhood
[PhD dissertation]
Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Britner)
Brain Imaging Research Center, UConn
Dec 2018 − May 2020
Title: Neural Correlates of Remembered Parental Acceptance and Rejection in Childhood
[PhD dissertation]
Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Britner)

 

Sumbleen Ali
Contact Information
Emailsumbleen.ali@uconn.edu