Campus Celebrity: Scott Armentrout

Scott and his Fiance
1. What do you do for a living? 
     Clinical Psychologist in private practice and I teach psychology here at Boise State. I specialize
     in identifying learning differences in students of all ages. I especially like working with children 
     and adults with AD/HD- very enthusiastic and fun!
2. How long have you been a psychologist?
      I started working with children and families about 30 years ago
3. How long have you worked for BSU?
      12 years
4. How long have you lived in Boise?
       17 years- we moved here from Laguna Beach CA when my son was 1 year old 
5. What's your favorite part about working for BSU?
      Undoubtedly teaching in the classroom, allowing a place for students to learn about themselves 
      and a safe place to discuss and debate interesting psychological issues.
6. What's your favorite hang out spot on campus?
      I'd have to say Bronco Stadium during a homegame
7. What's your favorite part about Boise?
      It's diversity- kidding! I like the simple uncomplicated life style, the Boise RIver and the Greenbelt, and how
       safe children are in our neighborhoods.
8. Favorite class to teach?
      I love teaching Psych 101, but I'm excited to be teaching the Psychology of Health during the 2015 Summer Session
9. What was your favorite class in college? Why?
       It was a class at the University of California, Irvine, called Transpersonal Psychology. I liked it because it 
        challenged so many of my beliefs at the time and opened up a new way of thinking for me that I still think 
       about today. It was my first introduction to Ralph Waldo Emerson and his unique way of viewing the world.     
       That class stretched me.