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Britain Scott



  • Expertise
  • Psychology for Sustainability, Psychology of Women and Gender, Social Psychology

Dr. Britain Scott is a social psychologist who joined the St. Thomas faculty in 1996. Since then, she has focused on two primary scholarly areas: the psychology of gender and psychology for environmental sustainability. She is first author of Psychology for Sustainability, 5e (Routledge) and co-creator of Teaching Psychology for Sustainability at teachgreenpsych.com. Over the years, she has designed and offered a variety of innovative courses in psychology, women's studies, and environmental studies, including multiple honors seminars and study abroad courses. Recent examples include the seminar Extreme Survival: Who Thrives, Who Dies, and Why and the January term travel course Spooks, Psychics, and Skeptics in the UK: Psychological Science Investigates the Paranormal.