Faculty Bio

Randi Shedlosky-Shoemaker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology


  • B.A., Monmouth College (2003)
  • M.A., Ohio State University (2006)
  • Ph.D., Ohio State University (2010)
  • Courses

    • General Psychology
    • Orientation to Psychology Major
    • Multicultural Awareness

    Research Interests

    • Academic Engagement
    • Learning Assessment
    • Entertainment Media Experiences


    • Meritorious Service Award in Recognition of Dedicated Service to the General Psychology Instructional Program of The Ohio State University, 2009

    Recent Publications

    • Shedlosky-Shoemaker, R., Costabile, K. A, & Arkin, R. M. (2014). Self-expansion through fictional characters. Self and Identity. doi: 10.1080/15298868.2014.882269
    • Kelly, K. M., Shedlosky-Shoemaker, R., Porter, K., DeSimone, P., & Andrykowski, M. (2011). Cancer recurrence worry, risk perception, and informational-coping styles among Appalachian cancer survivors. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 29, 1-18.
    • Shedlosky-Shoemaker, R., Costabile, K. A., DeLuca, H. K., Arkin, R. M. (2011). The Social Experience of Entertainment Media: Effects of Others’ Evaluations on Our Experience. Journal of Media Psychology, 23 (3), 111-121. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000042
    • Kelly, K. M., Shah, N., Shedlosky-Shoemaker, R., Porter, K., & Agnese, D. (2011). Living post treatment: Definitions of those with history and no history of cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 5, 158-166. doi: I 10.1007/s11764-010-0167-1
    • Shedlosky-Shoemaker, R., Sturm, A., Saleem, M., & Kelly, K. M. (2009). Tools for assessing readability and quality of health-related web sites. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 18, 49-59.