Jane Smith


Title with Advance at UNM:

Internal Advisory Board member

Your background in academia:

Dr. Jane Ellen Smith is a the department chair and a professor in the department of Psychology at the University of New Mexico. Smith received her doctorate degree from the University of New York at Binghamton in 1985 and conducts research on clinical psychology. Smith conducts research on the difference between “healthy eating” and “dieting” and what these terms mean to college students as well as determining why ethnic minority women prematurely drop out of weight management treatment, and how to address this dilemma, among other research projects. Smith has published four books as well as more than 20 articles in refereed journals.