Susana Urbina

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Susana Urbina (born 1946) is a Peruvian-American psychologist. She received her Ph.D. in Psychometrics from Fordham University in 1972 and was licensed in Florida in 1976. She currently teaches at University of North Florida, where her principal areas of teaching and research are psychological testing and assessment.

Urbina is a fellow of Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and of the Society for Personality Assessment. She has chaired the Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessment and the Committee on Professional Practice and Standards of the APA. In 1995, Urbina was part of an 11-member APA task force led by Ulric Neisser which published "Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns," a report written in response to The Bell Curve.


  • Urbina S. Psychological Testing: Seventh Edition, Study Guide. Macmillan Pub Co; 6th edition (June 1, 1989) ISBN 0-02-303040-2
  • Urbina S. Psychological Testing: Study Guide. Prentice Hall; 7th edition (September 1, 1997) ISBN 0-13-257321-0
  • Urbina, Susana (2004). Essentials of Psychological Testing. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-471-41978-5. Lay summary (10 October 2013).
  • Urbina S. (2014) Essentials of Psychological Testing. Wiley; 2nd edition ISBN 978-1-118-68048-3

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