Dr. Jeremy A. Shelton

Associate Professor & Department Chair

Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Office: Social & Behavioral Sciences Building, Room 203H
Phone: (409) 880-7839
Email: sheltonious@yahoo.com
Educational Background:
Degree Received Date Received University Major Minor
Ph.D. 2003 University of Georgia Social Psychology Marketing
B.A. 1997 Wake Forest Psychology/Chemistry N/A
Organizational Affiliations:
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • Southwestern Psychological Association
Research Interests:
  • Social Cognition: Stereotyping, Person Perception, Uncertainty in Judgment/Perception
  • Consumer Behavior, Brand Extensions/Perceptions
  • Metacognition used by Students to Judge Level of Understanding when Preparing for Tests
  • Leigh, T.W., Peters, C.L.O., & Shelton, J.A. (in press).  The consumer quest for authenticity: The multiplicity of meanings within the MG subculture of consumption. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science.
  • Shelton, J.A., & Peters, C.L.O. (2006).  Actions speak as loud as products: Disposition as a self perceptive method of identity incorporation. Consumptions, Markets, and Culture, 9, 207-234.
  • Campbell, W.K., Bush, C.P., Brunell, A.B., & Shelton, J.A. (2005).  Understanding the social costs of narcissism: The case of tragedy of the commons. Personal and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 1358-1368.
  • Peters, C. L. O., Shelton, J. A., & Sharma, P. (2004).   An investigation of factors that influence the consumption of dietary supplements. Health Marketing Quarterly, 21, 113-135.
  • Campbell, W.K., Bonacci, A.M., Shelton, J. A., Exline, J.J., & Bushman, B.J. (2004). Psychological entitlement: Interpersonal consequences and validation of a new self-report measure. Journal of Personality Assessment, 83 (1), 29-45.
  • Martin, L.L., Shelton, J. A., & Shrira, I. (2002).   The role of context in determining mood effects. Psychological Inquiry, 13, 74-76.