portrait of dr. scott roesch
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
FAX: (619) 594-1332


Dr. Roesch received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Math emphasis at University of California, Davis. He then went on to receive his Masters of Arts in Psychology at California State University, Long Beach. From there he attended University of Nebraska-Lincoln to receive his Ph.D. in Psychology and Quantitative Methods followed by a three-year post-doctoral fellowship in Health Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Roesch has been with SDSU for 16 years working on research in the area of stress and coping, with an emphasis on advanced statistical methodology applications. He is a member of the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and a Methodological and Statistical Core Research Scientist for the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Rady’s Children’s Hospital. Dr. Roesch is the proud father of three children, his son Jordan and his two daughters Kennedy and Riley.

Research Interests

Advanced statistical methodologies including latent variable methods (continuous and categorical), multilevel models, measurement equivalence, meta-analysis.

Lab: Stress and Coping

Research Keywords: Statistics, measurement, psychometrics, stress, coping