V. Paul Poteat
assistant professor, counseling psychology counseling, developmental, and educational psychology department
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Homophobic and other forms of bias-based bullying; mental health and resilience of LGBT youth; peer group social networks and socialization processes; developmental trajectories of diversity attitudes and behaviors; social norms and ideology beliefs connected to homophobic attitudes and behaviors.
Poteat, V.P., & Anderson, C.J. (In press). Developmental changes in sexual prejudice from early to late adolescence: The effects of gender, race, and ideology on different patterns of change. Developmental Psychology.
Poteat, V.P., Sinclair, K.O., DiGiovanni, C.D., Koenig, B.W., & Russell, S.T. (In press). Gay-Straight Alliances are associated with student health: A multi-school comparison of LGBTQ and heterosexual youth. Journal of Research on Adolescence.
Russell, S.T., Sinclair, K.O., Poteat, V.P., & Koenig, B.W. (2012). Adolescent health and harassment based on discriminatory bias. American Journal of Public Health, 102, 493-495.
Poteat, V. P., Mereish, E.H., DiGiovanni, C.D., & Koenig, B.W. (2011). The effects of general and homophobic victimization on adolescents' psychosocial and educational concerns: The importance of intersecting identities and parent support. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58, 597-609.
Poteat, V.P., & DiGiovanni, C.D. (2010). When biased language use is associated with bullying and dominance: The moderating effect of prejudice. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39, 1123-1133.
Poteat, V. P., Aragon, S. R., Espelage, D. L., & Koenig, B. W. (2009). Psychosocial concerns of sexual minority youth: Complexity and caution in group differences. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 196-201.
Rivers, I., Poteat, V. P., & Noret, N. (2008). Victimization, social support, and psychosocial functioning among children of same-sex and opposite-sex couples. Developmental Psychology, 44, 127-134.
Poteat, V. P. (2007). Peer group socialization of homophobic attitudes and behavior during adolescence. Child Development, 78, 1830-1842.
Poteat, V. P., Espelage, D. L., & Green, H. D., Jr. (2007). The socialization of dominance: Peer group contextual effects on homophobic and dominance attitudes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 1040-1050.