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Academics

Ilan Shrira

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Specialization

Social Psychology
Cultural disparities in mortality and health
Olfaction

Education

PhD University of Georgia
MS University of Georgia
BA University of California, San Diego

Courses Taught

Psychology 221/222: Research Methods and Statistics I & II
Psychology 110L: Introduction to Psychology Laboratory

Recent Publications

Shrira, I., & Noguchi, K. (2016). Traffic fatalities of people visiting urban and rural areas: An exploratory study. Transportation Research: Psychology and Behaviour, 41, 74-79.

Wisman, A., & Shrira, I. (2015). The smell of death: Evidence that putrescine elicits threat management mechanisms. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:1274.

Noguchi, K., Kamada, A., & Shrira, I. (2014). Cultural differences in the primacy effect for person perception. International Journal of Psychology, 49, 208-210.

Shrira, I., Wisman, A., & Webster, G. (2013). Guns, germs, and stealing: Exploring the link between infectious disease and crime. Evolutionary Psychology, 11, 270-287.

Recent Media Coverage

Interviewed on Sirius radio, The Matt Townsend Show, 2/18/2016.
http://www.byuradio.org/episode/92b1a2da-205a-4f62-8407-38b14a55242c?playhead=6507&autoplay=true

NPR interview on Science Friday on my olfactory research, 10/30/2015.
http://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/sniffing-out-warnings-from-the-scent-of-death/

Coverage of research on mate poaching in relationships.
http://digest.bps.org.uk/2014/10/the-psychology-of-mate-poaching-when.html

Washington Post, Live Q & A, Panel expert.
http://live.washingtonpost.com/dominique-strauss-kahn-arrested-conspiracy-theory.html

NPR interview on the Patt Morrison show.
http://www.scpr.org/programs/patt-morrison/2011/09/07/20590/conspiracy-theories