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Christina L. Scott

Professor
Psychological Sciences
Whittier College
United States of America

Biography

Professor Christina Scott is an associate professor in the psychology department at Whittier College and joined the psychology faculty in 2010. She earned her B.S. at Occidental College in 1996 as a double major in psychology and theater and has continued her interdisciplinary love of learning ever since. Scott attended Kansas State University for graduate school and received her M.S. in 1998 and her Ph.D. in 2000. Developing her teaching practice through her appointments with several colleges and universities across the nation including Pepperdine University, Loyola University of Chicago, Chico State, Tennessee State University and St. Mary’s College of California, has allowed her to bring the very best of her dynamic teaching style to Whittier College.  

Research Interest

women’s sexual arousal and behavior.

Publications

  • Harris, R.J. & Scott, C.L. (2002). “The impact of sexually explicit media.” In J. Bryant and D. Zillman (Eds.) Media Effects: Advances in Theory and Research (2nd edition). Mahwah N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

  • Harris, R.J., Hoekstra, S.J, Sanborn, F.W., Scott, C.L., Dodds, L.A. & Brandenberg, J. D. (2004). “Autobiographical memories for seeing romantic movies on a date: Romance is not just for women.” Media Psychology, 6, 257-284.

  • Scott, C.L, & Cortez, A. (2010). “No longer his & hers, but ours: Sex differences in response to erotic stories designed for both sexes.” In review with the Journal of Sex and Martial Therapy (In press)

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