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Dr David Frost
Room G3
Thomas Coram Research Unit
27-28 Woburn Square
London
WC1H 0AA
Tel: 020 7612 6403
Appointment
  • Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology
  • IOE - Social Science
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography
Originally from New York, I completed my PhD in Social and Personality Psychology at the City University of New York in 2009.  Prior to joining the Department of Social Science at UCL, I held faculty positions in Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University, Psychology at the University of Surrey, and in Population and Family Health at Columbia University.
Research Themes
Research Summary
My research interests sit at the intersections of close relationships, stress, stigma, and health. My primary line of research focuses on how stigma, prejudice, and discrimination constitute minority stress and, as a result, affect the health and well-being of marginalized individuals. I also study how couples psychologically experience intimacy within long-term romantic relationships and how their experience of intimacy affects their health. These two lines of research combine within recent projects examining same-sex couples' experiences of stigmatization and the resulting impact on their relational, sexual, and mental health.
Academic Background
2009 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Social Psychology City University of New York
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