Shawn E. Davis, PhD

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Phone Number: 
503-352-7319

Roles and Interests

Instructional Roles: Psychometrics, Individual and Social Bases of Behavior, Cognitive Psychology, Lifespan Development

Research Interests: Media influence, internet-based communication and learning and sport psychology

Education

PhD, University of Houston, 2002

MA, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1999

BS, Texas A&M University, 1995

Professional Membership

North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

Western Psychological Association

American Psychological Association

Recent Publications (2008-present)

Ginkel, R., Davis, S. E., & Michael, P. (2010). An examination of inclusion and exclusion criteria in the predoctoral internship selection process. Professional psychology: Research and practice. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 4 (4), 213-218.

Davis, S. E. (2010). When our tools become our master: Psychological and sociological implications of rapid technological development. Interface on the Internet, 10 (3).

Davis, S. E., & Michael, P. (2009). Epidemiology and the internet: Google catches the flu. Interface on the Internet, 9 (4).

Davis, S. E., & Davis, C. F. (2009). Does this avatar make me look fat? The internet and body image. Interface on the Internet, 9 (2).

Davis, S. E., & Kilbourn, B. (2009). Development and examination of an individualized online adjunct to in-class education. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 5 (1), 63-71.

Davis, S. E. (2008). Would you like virtual fries with that?  The new frontier of online food marketing.  Interface on the Internet, 8 (6).

Davis, S. E. (2008).  Managing one’s health online: Developing a personal health record.  Interface on the Internet, 8 (4).

Davis, S. E. (2008). With a little help from my online friends: The health benefits of internet community participation.  Interface on the Internet, 8 (3).

Davis, S. E. (2008). The influence of individualistic and collectivistic value orientations on the acceptance of individually-tailored health communications. Interface on the Internet, 8 (1).

Mattie, C., Gietzen, J., Davis, S. E., & Prata, J. (2008).  The imposter phenomenon: Self-assessment and competency to perform as a physician assistant in the United States. Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 19 (1), 6-13.

Conference Presentations (2008-present)

Sanchez, A., Echanove, A., Davis, S. E., & Christiansen, L. R. (2011, July). A rose by any other name: Spanish translation considerations.  Paper to be presented at the 2011 International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada.

Davis, S. E., & Crampton, J. A. (2011, June). The development and psychometric evaluation of the Athletic Self-Appraisal Scale.  Paper presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Burlington, Vt.

Wohleber, A. M., McKitrick, D. S., & Davis, S. E. (2011, May). “I still have a voice”: Exploring the importance of including hospice and palliative care patients in research. Poster presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the Oregon Psychological Association, Eugene, Ore.

Davis, S. E.,  Antick, J. A., Krause, L., Gritzner, S. M., & Ragonesi, A. J. (2011, April). Sources of influence and intent to receive the HPV vaccine. Poster presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Las Angeles, Calif.

Antick, J. R., Davis, S. E., Krause, L., Ragonesi, A., & Gritzner, S. (2011, April). Intent to receive the HPV vaccine: Does perceived benefit matter?  Poster presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Las Angeles, Calif.

Echanove, A., Sanchez, A., & Davis S. E. (2010, November). Latina gang involved youth: Trauma-and social justice-informed perspectives. Poster presented at the 2010 Biennial Conference of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, San Antonio, Texas.

Davis, S. E. (2010, September). When our tools become our master: Educational and psychological implications of rapid technological development. Paper to be presented at the Second International Conference on Educational Research, New Orleans, La.

Noakes, M., & Davis, S. E. (2010, August). The influence of auditory characteristics on visual targeting and tracking.  Poster presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Davis, S. E., & Kilbourn, B. (2010, April). Mental health care needs: Barriers to seeking treatment. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

Crampton, A., & Davis, S. E. (2009, June). The development of the general sports self-efficacy scale. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Austin, Texas.

Plagge, J. M., Antick, J. R., & Davis, S. E. (2009).  Gender differences in perinatal loss: Miscarriage versus stillbirth.  Paper presented at the 2009 Western Psychological Association Conference, Portland, Ore.

Davis, S. E., & Kilbourn, B. (2009, January).  Development and examination of an individualized online adjunct to in-class education.  Paper scheduled to be presented at the 2009 Hawaii International Conference on Education.

Davis, S. E. (2008, August).  Methods of maximizing effective interpersonal communication. Invited presentation at the Pacific University School of Pharmacy Faculty Development Workshop, August 19, 2008.

Davis, S. E., & Ginkel, R. (2008, August).  An examination of inclusion and exclusion criteria in the predoctoral internship selection process. Paper presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Mass.

Geddes, J. H., & Davis, S. E. (2008, April). The effect of social exchange on health symptoms in university students.  Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, Calif.

Davis, S. E. (2008, February). Cultural value orientation and tailored health communications.   Paper presentation at the 2008 annual meeting of the Society of Cross-Cultural Research, New Orleans, La.

Office Location: 
Health Professions Building 2 281