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Chair, Department of Psychology and  Philosophy

Office: CFO 708
940-898-2303  phone | 940-898-2301 fax | email: sscott@twu.edu 

Education

Ph.D.

2000

Cognitive Psychology - Tufts University

M.S.

1998

Cognitive Psychology - Tufts University

B.A.

1993

Psychology (Major) Spanish (Minor) – Stephen F. Austin State University

Courses Taught 
Cognitive Psychology, Cognition and Emotion, Physiological Psychology, Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience, Seminar in College Teaching, and Research Team.

Research Interests
Peer victimization, sizism and anti-fat attitudes, body image,  eating dysfunction, and women’s leadership

Recent Publications

  • Rosen, L. H., Scott, S. R., & DeOrnellas, K. (in press). An Overview of School Bullying. In L. H. Rosen, S. R. Scott, & K. DeOrnellas (Eds.), Bullying in the School: Perspectives from across Campus. Palgrave Macmillan Higher Education.
  • Rosen, L. H., Scott, S. R., & DeOrnellas, K. (in press). Drawing across Perspectives: Implications for Prevention and Intervention. In L. H. Rosen, S. R. Scott, & K. DeOrnellas (Eds.), Bullying in the School: Perspectives from across Campus. Palgrave Macmillan Higher Education.
  • Rosen, L.H., Scott, S. R., & DeOrnellas, K. (in press). A Case Study of Psychosocial Factors Impacting Bullying in a School Context: Responses for Campus Safety In L. Trujillo-Jenks and Ratliff-Fredrickson, R. (Eds.), Case Studies: Working Through Current School Issues. Rowman & Littlefield
  • Rosen, L. H., Scott, S. R., & DeOrnellas, K. (2016) Teachers' perceptions of bullying: A focus group approach. Journal of School Violence. Doi:10.1080/15388220.2015.1124340
  • Scott, S. R., & Rosen, L. (2015). Predicting anti-fat attitudes: individual differences based on actual and perceived body size, weight importance, entity mindset, and ethnicity. Eating and Weight Disorders: Anorexia: Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 20(2), 179-186. DOI 10.1007/s40519-014-0158-8
  • Rosen, L., DeOrnellas, K., & Scott, S. R. (2014). Parental Supervision. In L. Ganong, M. Coleman, J. G. Golson (Eds.), Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia (vol. 2.2, 998-1000). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
  • Rosen, L., & Scott, S. R. (2014). Obesity. In L. Ganong, M. Coleman, J. G. Golson (Eds.), Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia (vol. 3, 967-970). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
  • Roux, G., DiMarco, N., Gu, Y., Ballard, E., Scott, S., Ellison, A., Efesoa, M. A. (2014). Eating, Activity, and Supportive Environment (EASE) for Nursing Students. Nursing Forum, 49 (1): 49-58.
  • Rich Scott, S. & LeClere, S. (2011). Body Image. In S. Goldstein & J. Naglieri (Eds.)   Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Rich Scott, S. & LeClere, S. (2011). Weight. In S. Goldstein & J. Naglieri (Eds.)   Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Sanborn, C., Rich, S. S., DiMarco, N. & Engelbrecht, J. (2010). Childhood play experiences of   Hispanic parents of preschoolers. THAPERD.  
  • Rich, S. S., Essery, E., Sanborn, C. F., DiMarco, N., Morales, L., & LeClere, S. (2008). Predictors of body size stigmatization in Hispanic preschool children. Obesity, 16, S11-S17.
  • Essery, E., DiMarco, N., Rich, S. S., & Nichols, D. (2008). Mothers report using less pressure in child feeding situations following a weekly newsletter intervention. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 40, 110-115.
  • Rich, S.S. & Thomas, C.R. (2008).  Body mass index, disordered eating behavior, and acquisition of health information: Examining ethnicity and weight-related issues in a college population. Journal of American College Health, 56, 623-628.
  • Rich, S. S., Sanborn, C., Essery, E., & DiMarco, N. (2007). Obesity. In Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia (pp. 567-569). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing.
  • Essery, E., DiMarco, N., & Rich, S. S. (2007). Nutrition and early childhood education. In Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia (pp. 563-566). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing.
  • Huettig, C., Rich, S. S., Engelbrecht, J., Sanborn, C., Essery, E., DiMarco, N., et al. (2006). Growing with EASE: Eating, Activity, and Self-Esteem. Young Children, May, 26-30.
  • Rich, S S.., DiMarco, N, Huettig, C, Essery, E., Andersson, E., & Sanborn, C.  (2005). Perceptions of health status and play activity of overweight Hispanic toddlers and preschoolers.  Family & Community Health, 28, 130-141.

Honors/Grants/Service

Honors:

  • Mentor, Pioneer Teaching and Learning Academy, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, & 2015-2016.
  • 2014 recipient of the G. Ann Uhlir Fellowship in Higher Education Administration
  • Mary Mason Lyon Award 2005
  • Favorite Faculty Award (2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009). [Nominated 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016)
  • Texas Woman’s University Nominee for CASE U.S. Professor of the Year (2007, 2008).
  • McNair Scholar Outstanding Mentor Award 2005
  • Recipient of Best Practices in Parent Education Award in 2005

Grants:

  • Texas Woman's University Targeted Research Fund (2009-2010)
  • Texas Woman’s University: Summer Research Stipend (2008)
  • TexasWoman's University: Research Enhancement Program for Continuing Faculty (2007)
  • Texas Woman’s University: Chancellor's Research Fellow. 9/05-8/06. Protégée.
  • Texas Woman’s University: Multidisciplinary Research Grant. 1/05-8/05. Co-PI.
  • Texas Woman’s University: IWH Research Funding. 1/04-8/05. PI
  • Texas Woman’s University: Chancellor's Research Fellow. 9/04-8/05. Protégée.
  • Texas Woman’s University: IWH Research Funding. 1/02-8/03. PI.
  • NIH R01. Effect of Active-Play on Obese At-Risk Toddlers. 1/00-8/04. Psychology Consultant.

Service:

  • Chair, Department of Psychology and Philosophy
  • TWU Women in Higher Education Events and Conference Planning committee, 2014-present
  • Curriculum Committee, Member, 2012 – present
  • Undergraduate Council, 2012 – present
  • Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium Planning Committee, Member, 2007-present

 

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