Erica Fortune, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Arcadia faculty member since 2013
Office: Boyer 128
- B.A. Kennesaw State University (2006)
- Ph.D. University of Georgia (2013)
Dr. Fortune’s broad area of research in Psychology focuses on judgment and decision making, with a special concentration on gambling behaviors. Her specific interests within this field include both exogenous and endogenous risk factors for gambling behaviors, such as applicable personality traits, related cognitive processes, and social influences, as well as the identification of the most appropriate instruments for assessing gambling-related variables.
Arcadia Courses Taught
- Introduction to Psychology (PY111)
- Research Methods (PY142)
- Cognitive Psychology (PY201)
- Health Psychology (PY203)
- Judgment and Decision Making (PY285)
- Maples, J. L., Miller, J. D., Fortune, E. E., MacKillop, J., Campbell, W.K, Lynam, D. R., Lance, C. E., & Goodie, A. S. (in press). An examination of the correlates of fearless dominance and self-centered impulsivity among high frequency gamblers. Journal of Personality Disorders.
- Goodie, A. S., & Fortune, E. E. (2013). Measuring cognitive distortions in pathological gambling: A review and meta-analysis. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 27(3), 730-743.doi: 10.1037/a0031892
- Goodie, A.S., MacKillop, J., Miller, J.D., Fortune, E.E., Maples, J., Lance, C.E., & Campbell, W.K. (2013). Evaluating the South Oaks Gambling Screen with DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria: Results from a diverse community sample of gamblers. Assessment, 20(5), 523-531. doi: 10.1177/1073191113500522
- Fortune, E.E., MacKillop, J., Miller, J.D., Campbell, W.K., Clifton, A.D., & Goodie, A.S. (2013). Social density of gambling and its association with gambling problems: An initial investigation. Journal of Gambling Studies, 29, 329-342. doi 10.1007/s10899-012-9303-3
- Miller, J. D., MacKillop, J., Fortune, E. E., Maples, J., Lance, C. E., Campbell, W. K., & Goodie, A. S. (2013). Personality and pathological gambling: A test of the Big Three and Big Five models. Psychiatry Research, 206, 50-55. doi 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.09.042