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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
  • Associate Professor in Social Psychology
  • IOE - Social Science
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography


Research Groups
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.

Teaching Summary

I am currently the module leader for two modules:

  • Quantitative Methods (Year 2) 
  • Social Justice and Social Psychology (Year 3)

I also deliver occasional lectures on modules in Introduction to Social Science Research, Qualitative Methods, and Social Psychology, both in the Department of Social Science and the Department of Psychology.

I am available to supervise dissertations and PhD research on the following topics:
  • The Experience of Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination
  • Social Determinants of Health and Well-Being in Minority Groups
  • Social Stress and Health
  • Intimacy and Close Relationships
  • Sexual Orientation and Sexual Identity


Appointments
OCT-2018 Associate Professor in Social Psychology Department of Social Science University College London, United Kingdom
SEP-2017 – SEP-2018 Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology Department of Social Science University College London, United Kingdom
MAY-2017 – SEP-2017 Senior Lecturer in Social and Health Psychology School of Psychology University of Surrey, United Kingdom
SEP-2015 – MAY-2017 Lecturer in Social and Health Psychology School of Psychology University of Surrey, United Kingdom
JAN-2012 – AUG-2015 Assistant Professor Department of Population and Family Health Columbia University, United States
AUG-2009 – DEC-2011 Assistant Professor Department of Sexuality Studies San Francisco State University, United States
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