Marjorie Carroll is an Associate Professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Dr. Carroll received her PhD in Clinical Psychology, Child and Adolescent Specialization in 1998 from St. John’s University. In addition to her clinical work, the focus of her graduate work was infant learning and memory. After completing her clinical internship at The Children’s Village, in Dobbs Ferry, NY, Dr. Carroll served as the research coordinator for infant learning and memory project at St. John’s University.
Dr. Carroll has worked at USMA since 1999, teaching a variety of courses within the Psychology Program to include: General Psychology for Leaders, Life-Span Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Research Methods. In addition, she serves as the coordinator for the Honors Thesis classes for cadets majoring in Psychology. Dr. Carroll is the Head Department Academic Counselor for BS&L, as well as the Vice-Chair of the Institutional Review Board.
Life-Span Human Development
Clark, M. D., Carroll, M. H., Bartoli, A. M., & Taylor, M. A. (2009). Flirting to rape: The influence of the Traditional Sexual Script. In J. H. Urlich & B. T. Cosell (Eds.), Handbook on gender roles: Conflicts, attitudes and behaviors (pp. 1-32). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
Clark, M. D., & Carroll, M. H. (2008). Acquaintance rape scripts of women and men: Similarities and differences. Sex Roles, 58, 616-625.
Carroll, M. H., & Clark, M. D. (2006). Men’s acquaintance rape scripts: A comparison between a regional university and a military academy. Sex Roles. 55, 469-480.
Hampton, S. E., Morrow, C. D., Bechtel, A., & Carroll, M. H. (2003). A systematic, hands-on, reflective, and effective (SHORE) approach to faculty development for new and seasoned faculty. In Wehlberg, C. M., & Chadwick-Blossey, S. (eds.), To improve the academy: Resources for faculty, instructional and organizational development (vol. 22). Boston: Anker Publishing.
Dr. Carroll's research interests are focused on understanding the underlying beliefs and attitudes toward acquaintance rape. Current projects include understanding factors associated with rape myth acceptance and the impact of rape scripts on attributions of responsibility in sexual assaults.