Monica D Foust

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Assistant Professor
Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice


Office: S-633H

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Phone: +1 (212) 346-8553

Professor Foust’s research explores the role of messages individuals receive about (sex)uality in shaping individuals’ sexual attitudes and behaviors. She has examined the link between the messages individuals receive about homosexuality and individuals’ attitudes toward lesbians and gays. She is currently exploring issues related to women’s sexuality development.

Professor Foust began her professional career as an elementary educator and diversity coordinator. She has worked in schools in Washington, D.C. and New York City.


Sexual Socialization, Attitudes Toward Lesbians, Gays, & Bisexuals


Ph. D. Developmental Psychology  University of Michigan

M.A. Educational Psychology  New York University

B.S. Psychology Howard University


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