American Journal of Sociological Research

American Journal of Sociological Research is a peer-reviewed journal which gets an international referee board, mainly embodied from each individually expert professional on the social research fields. The journal contributes to all of the social sciences. It welcomes articles on all aspects of developments that contribute to the improvement of social science knowledge.

Christina Scott

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Sociological Research

Assistant Professor, Whittier College, USA

Research Areas

Human Sexuality, Social Psychology, Body Image, Creativity, Food Aversion


2000Ph.DKansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas Social/Personality Psychology (emphasis in Sexuality)
1998M.S.Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas Social/Personality Psychology
1996B.A.Occidental College, Los Angeles, California Dual major: Psychology and Theater


2010-present Assistant Professor, Whittier College
2006-2010Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's College of California
2004-2005Assistant Professor (Social/Health), Tennessee State University
2002-2004Visiting Assistant Professor (Social/Health), Pepperdine University
2001-2002Visiting Assistant Professor (Social/Personality) & Faculty in Residence, California State University Chico
2000-2001Visiting Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago


Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
Western Psychological Association
National Association for Drama Therapy

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Scott, C.L, & Cortez, A. (2011). No longer his & hers, but ours: Sex differences in response to erotic stories designed for both sexes Journal of Sex and Martial Therapy, 37(3) 165-175.
[2]  Scott, C.L. & Downey, R.G. (2011). Why do we dislike so many foods?: Understanding food aversions. International Handbook of Behavior, Diet and Nutrition (Part 12) 1231-1244.
[3]  Scott, C.L. (2009) In search of self: Using the MBTI to promote self-awareness and self-acceptance. In J.A. Feito and A. Novakov (Eds.) Designs for Learning: Exploring the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Saint Mary's College of California. Moraga, CA: SOFIA: A Journal of Teaching Learning, and Visual Literacy, 38-45.
[4]  Scott, C. L., & Downey, R. G. (2007). Types of food aversions: animal, vegetable, and texture. The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 141(2), 127-134.
[5]  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.
[6]  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.
[7]  Harris, R.J. & Scott, C.L. (2002). Pornography. Encyclopedia of Communication and Information. Macmillian Publishers.
[8]  Scott, C.L ., Harris, R.J., & Rothe, A.R. (2001). Embodied cognition through improvisation improves memory for a dramatic monologue. Discourse Processes, 31 (3), 293-305.
[9]  Harris, R.J., Hoekstra, S.J, Scott, C.L., Sanborn, F.W. Karafa, J.A., & Brandenburg, J.D. (2000). Men's and women's different autobiographical memories of the experience of seeing frightening movies on a date, Media Psychology, 2, 245-268.
[10]  Scott, C.L. (1999). Teachers' biases towards creative children. Creativity Research Journal, 12 (4) p.321-328.