Joanna Shadlow, PhD

Joanna Shadlow, PhD
Applied Associate Professor of Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences
Psychology
918-631-3515 Lorton Hall Room 304

Education

PhD – University of Kansas MA – University of Kansas BS – Oklahoma State University

Research Interests

Providing program evaluations for area non-profit agencies as well as on Native American health.

Teaching Interests

Normal and Abnormal Child Development
Psychology of Diversity
Teaching of Psychology

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Emotional Modulation of Pain and Spinal Nociception in Sexual Assault Survivors. Psychosomatic medicine, 2018.
  • Shadlow, J. O., Boles, R. E. Boles, M. C. Roberts, Winston (2014). Native American children and their reports of hope: Construct validation of the Children’s Hope Scale.Journal of Child and Family Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-9974-8

  • Palit, S. Kerr, K. L., Kuhn, B. L., Terry, E. L., DelVentura, J. L., Bartley, E. J., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Ethnic Differences in Pain Processing: Native Americans have Dampened Pain Processing. Health Psychology, 32, 1127-1136.

  • Palit, S. Kerr, K. L., Kuhn, B.L., DelVentura, J. L., Terry, E. L., Bartley, E. J., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Examining emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in Native Americans: A preliminary investigation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 90, 272-281.

  • Palit, S. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. **, Terry, E. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Exploring pain processing differences in Native Americans. Health Psychology, 32, 1127-1136. PMID: 24219417

  • Jaffe, A., Cranston, C., & Shadlow, J. O. (2012). Mothering in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence and Childhood Sexual Abuse. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 21, 684-700.

  • Brown Kirschman, K. J., Roberts, M. C., Shadlow, J. O., & Pelley, T. J. (2010). An evaluation of hope following a summer camp for inner-city youth. Child and Youth Care Forum, 39, 385-396.

  • Nelson, T., Mashunkashey, J., Mitchell, M .C., Benson, E., Vernberg, E. M., & Roberts, M. C.(2008). Description of exemplar cases in the Intensive Mental Health Program: Illustrations of application of the therapeutic model. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 17, 206-218.

  • Varela, R. E., Vernberg, E. M., Sanchez-Sosa, J. J., Riveros, A., Mitchell, M., & Mashunkashey, J. (2004). Anxiety reporting and culturally associated interpretation biases and cognitive schemas: A comparison of Mexican, Mexican American, and European American families. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 33, 237-247.

  • Varela, R. E., Vernberg, E. M., Sanchez-Sosa, J. J., Riveros, A., Mitchell, M., & Mashunkashey, J. (2004). Parenting style of Mexican, Mexican American, and Caucasian Non-Hispanic families: Social context and cultural influences. Journal of Family Psychology, 18, 651-657.

  • Shadlow, J., and M. Roberts. The Trajectory of Hope: A Longitudinal Study of Native American Children and Adolescents.

Book Chapters

  • Roberts, M. C., Brown, K. J., Boles, R. E., Mashunkashey, J., & Mayes, S. (2003). Prevention of disease and injury in pediatric psychology (pp. 84-98). In M.C. Roberts (Ed).Handbook of pediatric psychology (3rd edition). New York: Guilford Press.

  • Roberts, M. C., Brown, K. J., Boles, R. E., & Mashunkashey, J. (2003). Prevention of injuries: Concepts and interventions for pediatric psychology in the schools. In R. T. Brown (Ed). Handbook of pediatric psychology in school settings (pp. 65-80). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

  • Boles, R. E., Mashunkashey, J., & Roberts, M. C. (2003). Safety and prevention. In T. H. Ollendick & C. S. Schroeder (Eds.),Encyclopedia of clinical child and pediatric psychology (pp. 564-565). New York: Kluwer/Plenum.

Manuscripts

  • Shadlow, J., R. Steele, M. Roberts, and A. Jaffe. Repressive Adaptive Style: Relationships Among African American, Native American, and European American Children.
  • The Relationship Between Pain Catastrophizing and Measures of Pain Sensitivity in Native Americans.

Other

  • Kuhn, B. L., Palit, S., Lannon, E. W., Payne, M. F., Coleman, H. B., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Dispositional optimism is not associated with conditioned pain modulation of electric pain. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S50.

  • Lannon, E. W., Kuhn, B. L., Palit, S., Payne, M. F., Coleman, H. B., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Is resting blood pressure associated with endogenous pain modulation? Journal of Pain, 16(4), S51.

  • Palit, S., Kuhn, B. L., Lannon, E. W., Coleman, H. B., Payne, M. F., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Pain anxiety is associated with pain sensitivity even after controlling for anxiety sensitivity. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S49.

  • Sturycz, C. A., Lannon, E. W., Kuhn, B. L., Palit, S., Payne, M. F., Coleman, H. B., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Herbig, S., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Qualitative analysis of pain beliefs in Native Americans: Preliminary findings. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S49.

  • Payne, M. F., Palit, S., Kuhn, B. L., Lannon, E. W., Coleman, H. B., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Stoicism is associated with experimental measures of pain perception, but not spinal nociception. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S50.

  • Kuhn, B. L., Palit, S., Kerr, K. L., Terry, E. L., DelVentura, J. L., Bartley, E. J., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Pain catastrophizing and experimental pain in Native Americans. Program No. 674.05. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience Online.

  • Palit, S., Kerr, K. L., Kuhn, B. L., Terry, E. L., DelVentura, J. L., Bartley, E. J., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2011). Native Americans have reduced pain sensitivity and reduced temporal summation of spinal nociception: A pilot study. Program No. 382.18. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

  • Richman, D., Lindauer, S., Mashunkashey, J., & Thorne, S. Stereotypy and self-injury in young children with developmental disabilities. (March, 2003). Published in the proceedings from the Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Annapolis, Maryland.

Courses Taught

  • Human Development
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Practicum I: Clinic Practicum in Clinical Psychology

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Indian Psychologists

Awards & Honors

  • American Psychological Association, Minority Fellowship Recipient
  • University of Kansas Melik Fellowship Recipient
  • Arkansas Psychological Association Graduate Student of the Year
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Outstanding Psychology Intern Award
  • American Psychological Association Leadership Development Institute Fellow
  • Rising Star Award from the College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University
  • Most Valuable Professor Recognition-Basketball
  • Most Valuable Professor Recognition-Softball
  • Linda J. Lacey Award for Mentoring Excellence