Todd K. Shackelford

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Todd Kennedy Shackelford (born 1971) is an American psychologist and professor at Oakland University. He is best known for his work in evolutionary psychology. He is the editor in chief of the academic journals Evolutionary Psychology [1] and Evolutionary Psychological Science. [2] He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science.



Shackelford received his B.A. in 1993 from the University of New Mexico, his M.A. in 1995 from the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in 1997 from the University of Texas at Austin.


After earning his Ph.D. he went to Florida Atlantic University. Shackelford was an assistant professor until 2002 and an associate professor until 2007. After being promoted to full professor he created the Ph.D. program in evolutionary psychology. In 2010 he moved to Oakland University where he serves as chair of the psychology department. He is a director of the Evolutionary Psychology Lab.

Shackelford has authored or co-authored over 200 articles in academic journals. His h-index as calculated by Google Scholar is 70. [3]

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  2. "Evolutionary Psychological Science: Editorial Board" . Retrieved September 10, 2015.
  3. "Todd K. Shackelford: Google Scholar Citations" . Retrieved September 11, 2015.