Carlos A. Escoto, PhD

Professor, Eastern Connecticut State University (Affiliate)


Coordinator, Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity

Research Overview

My areas of research are sexuality in college students, condom use in college students and the psychological effects of HIV and AIDS. I am a regional trainer for the American Psychological Association’s HOPE program as well as an Associate Editor for the Psi Chi Journal of Psychology Journal and Reviewer for the Journal of American College Health. I am currently working on a longitudinal examination of sexual behaviors, condom attitudes in 4 cohorts of incoming freshmen.

Education

Ph.D., Loma Linda University, 2002 (experimental/health psychology)
M.A., Loma Linda University, 1996 (psychology)
B.A., Chapman University, 1994 (psychology)
A.A., Irvine Valley College, 1992 (general studies)

Featured Publications

Escoto, C.A. (2013). The philosophy, theory and science of human flourishing. PsycCRITIQUES 58, (37).

Escoto, C.A., & Parekh, B.. (2013). Stress reduction in adults. Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion Ed. In Press. Scheduled for Spring-Summer 2013.

Nanin, J. & Escoto, C.A., (2013). Promoting healthy sexuality among Latino youth. Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion Ed. In Press. Scheduled for Spring-Summer 2013.

Nanin, J. & Escoto, C.A., (2013). Preventing sexually transmitted infections among Latino youth. Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion Ed. In Press. Scheduled for Spring-Summer 2013.

Escoto, C.A. (2011). Health Psychology Undergraduate International Course, Nepal; A Report. International Psychology Bulletin. International Psychology Division APA Summer Issue.

Escoto, C.A. (2011). Graduate school preparation tips. Eye on Psi Chi. Psi Chi SpringIssue. 15, 16-17.

Escoto, C.A. (2011). A modern example of a complete career in psychology. PsycCRITIQUES. 56 (12).

Bachiochi, P., Everton, W., Evans, M. Fugere, M. Escoto, C., Letterman, M., Leszczynski, J. (2011). Using empirical article analysis to assess research methods courses. Teaching of Psychology, 38 5-9.

Fugere, M. A., Daniels, J. R., Cousins, A. J., Leszczynski, J. P., Letterman, M. & Escoto, C.A. (2009). Common challenges and best practices for teaching gender and sexuality courses. In Sexuality and Attitudes Ed: Stanovic, J. and Lalic, M.

Contact Information
Emailescotoc@easternct.edu
Phone860.465.0263
Mailing AddressEastern Connecticut State University
Department of Psychology
83 Windham Street, Webb Hall 132
Willimantic, CT 06226