Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Psychology
Heather L. Littleton, PhDAssociate Professor
Office: Rawl 305BPhone: 252-328-6488Fax: 252-328-6283E-mail: email@example.com
104 Rawl BuildingDepartment of PsychologyEast Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC 27858-4353
Willing to consider taking a doctoral student in 2019-20: Yes
PhD, Virginia Tech, PsychologyMS, Virginia Tech, PsychologyBA, Clemson University, Psychology
Research Interests: Dr. Littleton's primary research interests are in the role of social-cognitive factors in recovery from trauma, particularly sexual assault, as well as predictors of risk taking behaviors and re-victimization following sexual assault. In addition, she is interested in the use of technology and alternative interventions to address and prevent PTSD/trauma.
Selected publications in peer refereed journals:
Littleton, H. L., Grills-Taquechel, A. E., & Drum, K. B. (2014). Predicting risky sexual
behavior in emerging adulthood: Examination of a moderated mediation model among child sexual abuse and adult sexual assault victims. Violence and Victims, 29, 981-998.
Littleton, H. L., Grills-Taquechel, A. E., Buck, K. S., Rosman, L., & Dodd, J. C. (2013).
Health risk behavior and sexual assault among ethnically diverse women. Psychology of
Women Quarterly, 37, 7-21.
Littleton, H. L., & Grills-Taquechel, A. E. (2011). Evaluation of an information processing
model following sexual assault. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and
Policy, 3, 421-429.
Click here for her current vita.