Sarah Erickson joined Trinity from the University of Michigan, where she completed her PhD in Communication Studies. She is originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and previously studied Art & Archeology at Princeton University. Sarah is a media psychologist, broadly interested in adolescent engagement with the media, narratives surrounding gendered violence in the media, and sexual socialization. She is an avid tennis player and reader, loves spending time outside in nature with her dog, Riley, and is thrilled to be a part of the Trinity family.
A.B., Princeton University
Ph.D, University of Michigan
Erickson, S. E., & Dal Cin, S. (2017) Romantic parasocial attachments and sexual socialization among adolescent women. Media Psychology.
Ward, L.M, Erickson, S.E., Giaccardi, S., & Lippman, J. (2016) Sexual media content and effects. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.