Fellowships Staff


Amber Douglas

Professor of Psychology and Education; Dean of Studies; Director of Student Success Initiatives

Amber Douglas is a licensed clinical psychologist. She teaches courses related to psychological distress, mental health, trauma, resilience and research methods. Her work lies at the intersection of social psychology and clinical psychology, specifically the interactions between social contexts and individual differences. She examines the impact of traumatic stress on cognitive processes, interpersonal health, and mental health in her work. In addition, Douglas investigates how race and other aspects of identity intersect with one’s appraisal and experience of stress, trauma and psychological well-being. Most recently, her work examines the role of psychological distress and resilience in academic contexts.

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Ryan Lewis

National Fellowships Advisor

Ryan Lewis connects Mount Holyoke students and alums to national fellowship opportunities that best support their academic and personal goals. He also facilitates the work of various fellowship committees, which provide initial reviews of candidates’ applications.


Briana Chace

Administrative Assistant, Office of Student Success and Advising; Assisting with note-taking for AccessAbility Services

Briana Chace '17 works with the Office of Student Success and Advising and supports the Dean of Studies and Academic Deans as well as the Fellowships Advisor. She is the point of contact for documents concerning the Academic Advising Board and the Academic Honor Board.