Erica E. Fortune

Associate Professor, Psychology

Boyer Hall 131 (215) 517-2482

About Me

Research Interests

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)

Selected Publications

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

Roswell, GA

Education History

Kennesaw State University

Bachelor of Science, Major in Psychology

University of Georgia

Ph.D., Major in Experimental Psychology