Nicole Shelton

Nicole Shelton
Stuart Professor
520 Peretsman Scully Hall
Ph.D. University of Virginia
Curriculum Vitæ (214.43 KB)

I examine social interactions between Whites and ethnic minorities. I explore how prejudice and interpersonal concerns about issues of prejudice influence the dynamics of intergroup interactions. Additionally, I explore how situational factors that influence the development and maintenance of cross-racial friendships.

Representative Publications

Shelton, J.N. (2003). Interpersonal concerns in social encounters between majority and minority group members. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 6, 171-186.

Richeson, J.A. & Shelton, J. N. (2003). When prejudice does not pay: Effects of interracial contact on executive function. Psychological Science, 14, 287-290.

Sellers, R.M. & Shelton, J.N. (2003). The role of racial identity in perceived racial discrimination. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 1079-1092.

Shelton, J.N. (2000). A reconceptualization of how we study issues of racial prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 4, 374-390.