on sabbatical Fall 2016
Kaufman Building Room 162
Professor Yost received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology and Feminist Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research examines the gendered nature of human sexuality from a social psychological perspective. She is interested in the ways in which traditional conceptualizations of masculinity and femininity impact sexuality, stigma surrounding sexual identities and diverse sexual practices, and power dynamics in sexual relationships (particularly within consensual sexual sadomasochism). She teaches interdisciplinary courses in Psychology and Womens, Gender and Sexuality Studies on gender, sexuality, and qualitative research methods.
PSYC 155 Child Development
This introduction to developmental psychology will cover such topics as: What are the processes of prenatal development and birth? How does an infant learn about the world around him or her? How do children develop as social beings? And, how do the cognitive abilities of thought, language, and memory develop?
PSYC 202 Analysis of Psychological Data
Completion of both PSYC 201 and PSYC 202 fulfills the WID Requirement.
WGSS 305 Gender and Sexual Identities
Cross-listed with PSYC 435-01.
PSYC 435 Gender and Sexual Identities
Cross-listed with WGSS 305-01.