Faculty Directory

Paul Poteat

Associate Professor, Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


  • Poteat, V.P., Heck, N.C., Yoshikawa, H., & Calzo, J.P. (2016). Greater engagement among members of Gay-Straight Allicance:  Individual and structural contributors.  American Educational Research Journal, 53, 1732-1758.
  • Poteat, V.P., Calzo, J.P., & Yoshikawa, H. (2016).  Promoting youth agency through dimensions of Gay-Straight Alliance involvement and conditions that maximize associations.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 1438-1451. 
  • Poteat, V.P., Scheer, J.R., & Cholg, E.S.K. (2016). Sexual orientation-based disparities in school and juvenile justice discipline: A multiple group camparison of contributing factors. Journal of Educational Psychology, 108, 229-241. 
  • Poteat, V.P., & Vecho, O. (2016). Who intervenes against homophobic behavior?  Attributes that distinguish active bystanders.  Journal of School Psychology, 54, 17-28. 
  • Poteat, V.P., Mereish, E.H., & Birkett, M. (2015). The negative effects of prejudice on interpersonal relationships wiithin adolescent peer groups. Developmental Psychology, 51, 544-553.
  • Poteat, V.P. (2015). Individual psychological factors and complex interpersonal conditions that predict LGBT-affirming behavior.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 1494-1507. 
  • Poteat, V. P., Scheer, J. R., Marx, R. A., Calzo, J. P., & Yoshikawa, H. (2015). Gay-Straight Alliances vary on dimensions of youth socializing and advocacy: Factors accounting for individual and setting-level differences. American Journal of Community Psychology, 55, 422-432.
  • Poteat, V. P., Rivers, I., & Vecho, O. (2015). The role of peers in predicting students’ homophobic behavior: Effects of peer aggression, prejudice, and sexual orientation identity importance. School Psychology Review, 44, 391-406.
  • Poteat, V.P., Yoshikawa, H., Calzo, J.P., Gray, M.L., DiGiovanni, C.D., Lipkin, A., Mundy-Shephard, A., Perrotti, J., Scheer, J.R., & Shaw, M.P. (2015). Contextualizing Gay-Straight Alliances: Student, advisor, and structural factors related to positive youth development among members. Child Development, 86, 176-193.