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Dr Riley Scott

Dr Riley Scott
Name Riley Scott
Pronoun She/Her/Hers
Position Lecturer (Psychology)
Section School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Office B232
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6451
Extension 6451
Qualifications BPsychSc Griffith , BPsychSc(Hons) Griffith , PhD Griffith

Dr Riley Scott is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology and Wellbeing, based at Ipswich campus. She conducts research in the areas of social, cyber, and developmental psychology, with a particular focus on the psychosocial and developmental implications of online engagement and interactions. Riley's primary research interests span adolescent and young adult development and the online/offline contexts in which development occurs, contemporary social relationships and well-being, social media literacy development in youth, and implications of online engagement for socially vulnerable youth. Together, her research is unified by a common theme of exploring the interplay between person and context in understanding risks and protective factors for youth well-being and development in the digital age.

  • Psychological Methodology ( 520105 )
  • Social Psychology ( 520505 )
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies ( 470102 )
  • Personality And Individual Differences ( 520503 )
  • Social And Personality Psychology ( 520500 )
  • Child And Adolescent Development ( 520101 )
  • Applied And Developmental Psychology ( 520100 )
  • Communication And Media Studies ( 470100 )
  • Public Health ( 420600 )
  • Social Determinants Of Health ( 420606 )
  • Applied And Developmental Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 520199 )

Youth Development
Interpersonal Relationships
Social Media
Social Anxiety
Online Disinhibition

Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
Australasian Congress on Personality and Individual Differences
Australasian Cyberpsychology Online Researcher Network
Australasian Human Development Association
European Association for Research on Adolescence
European Association of Developmental Psychology
International Association for Relationship Research
International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development
Society for Research on Adolescence

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

PSY2030 Developmental Psychology
PSY1030 Cross-Cultural and Indigenous Psychology

5 Years

First Year Experience Lead, School of Psychology and Wellbeing