About Me

img_2161 The image is of Erin at UniversitätBern while visiting Switzerland as a part of the Global Perspectives Program.

Erin S. Lavender-Stott is a doctoral candidate at Virginia Tech studying human development with a concentration in family studies in the department of Human Development & Family Science. Her research interests include gender and sexuality within the family context. Her interests focus on sexual minorities throughout the lifecourse and family diversity including singlehood.

She earned her bachelor’s in psychology from Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia and her master’s in psychology from University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

In addition to her research, Erin has a passion for teaching and pedagogy. She regularly teaches Human Sexuality and Human Development I (Child and Adolescent Development).

Outside of her academic work and life, she enjoys traveling, quilting, reading memoirs, and watching TV & movies.


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