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Randi Shedlosky-Shoemaker, Ph.D.


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


  • General Psychology
  • Orientation to Psychology Major
  • Multicultural Awareness
  • Senior Capstone in Psychology

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.­, & Fautch, J. (2015). Who leaves, who stays? Psychological factors as predictors of persistence in chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education. doi: 10.1021/ed500571j
  • Kelly, K. M., Shedlosky-Shoemaker, R., Atkins, E., Tworek, C., & Porter, K. (2015). Improving family history collection. Journal of Health Communication. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2014.977470
  • Shedlosky-Shoemaker, R., Costabile, K. A, & Arkin, R. M. (2014). Self-expansion through fictional characters. Self and Identity. doi: 10.1080/15298868.2014.882269
  • 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
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