Faculty Directory

Paul Poteat



CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology

Representative Publications

  • Poteat, V. P., Watson, R. J., & Fish, J. N. (2021). Teacher support moderates associations among sexual orientation identity outness, victimization, and academic performance among LGBQ+ youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 50, 1634-1648.
  • Poteat, V. P., O’Brien, M. D., Rosenbach, S. B., Finch, E. K., & Calzo, J. P. (2021). Depression, anxiety, and interest in mental health resources in school-based Gender-Sexuality Alliances: Implications for sexual and gender minority youth health promotion. Prevention Science, 22, 237-246.
  • Poteat, V. P., Calzo, J. P., Yoshikawa, H., Lipkin, A., Ceccolini, C. J., Rosenbach, S. B., O’Brien, M. D., Marx, R. A., Murchison, G. R., & Burson, E. (2020). Greater engagement in Gender-Sexuality Alliances and GSA characteristics predict youth empowerment and reduced mental health concerns. Child Development, 91, 1509-1528.
  • Poteat, V. P., Godfrey, E. B., Brion-Meisels, G., & Calzo, J. P. (2020). Development of youth advocacy and sociopolitical efficacy as dimensions of critical consciousness within Gender-Sexuality Alliances. Developmental Psychology, 56, 1207-1219.
  • Poteat, V. P., Birkett, M., Turner, B., Wang, X., & Phillips, G. (2020). Changes in victimization risk and disparities for heterosexual and sexual minority youth: Trends from 2009 to 2017. Journal of Adolescent Health, 66, 202-209.
  • Poteat, V. P., Rivers, I., & Vecho, O. (2020). Greater support, resources, and advocacy in Gender-Sexuality Alliances predict increased hope while resources also attenuate the effects of victimization on hope. Journal of School Psychology, 79, 16-30.
  • Poteat, V. P., Calzo, J. P., Yoshikawa, H., Rosenbach, S. B., Ceccolini, C. J., & Marx, R. A. (2019). Extracurricular settings as a space to address sociopolitical crises: The case of discussing immigration in Gender-Sexuality Alliances following the 2016 U.S. presidential election. American Educational Research Journal, 56, 2262-2294.
  • Poteat, V. P., Slaatten, H., & Breivik, K. (2019). Factors associated with teachers discussing and intervening against homophobic language among students. Teaching and Teacher Education, 77, 31-42.
  • Earnshaw, V. A., Reisner, S. L., Menino, D., Poteat, V. P., Bogart, L. M., Barnes, T. N., & Schuster, M. A. (2018). Stigma-based bullying interventions: A systematic review. Developmental Review, 48, 178-200.
  • Poteat, V. P., Yoshikawa, H., Calzo, J. P., Russell, S. T., & Horn, S. S. (2017). Gay-Straight Alliances as settings for youth inclusion and development: Future conceptual and methodological directions for these and other student groups in schools. Educational Researcher, 46, 508-516.

Select Appointments & Awards

Co-Chair, SRCD Equity & Justice Committee, 2021 – present

Co-Editor, American Educational Research Journal, 2022-present

Associate Editor, Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2017 – present

Associate Editor, The Counseling Psychologist, 2015 – 2019

Co-Chair, 2019 SRCD Peer Relationships Pre-Conference