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Scott C. Roesch, Ph.D

Department of Psychology
College of Sciences
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.

San Diego, CA 92182-4611

Office Location: LS-162

Mail Code: 4611
Phone: (619) 594-2652
FAX: (619) 594-1332


Dr. Roesch received his Bachelor of Science in psychology with a math emphasis at UC Davis. He then went on to receive his Masters of Arts in psychology at CSU Long Beach. From there he attended University of Nebraska-Lincoln to receive his Ph.D. in psychology. Dr. Roesch has been with SDSU for 5 years working on research in the area of stress and coping and currently teaches graduate statistics courses. He also works for the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children’s Hospital as a Methodological and Statistical Core Research Scientist. Scott Roesch is the proud father of two children, his son Jordan and his newest edition, daughter Kennedy.

Research Interests

Trait-state models of stress and coping; coping with physical illness, and particularly cancer; cultural, ethnic, and acculturation differences in stress and coping; cross-ethnic measurement equivalence; structural equation modeling, meta-analysis.

Lab: Stress and Coping

Research Keywords: Stress, coping, cancer, quality of life, statistics, measurement, psychometrics

Curriculum Vitae