Shanique Brown

Shanique Brown

Assistant Professor


313-577-7636 (fax)

5057 Woodward Avenue, 
RM. 8402.23


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Shanique Brown

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • My research program prioritizes the application of cognition to explore work-related behaviors and outcomes. In particular, I focus on cognitive processes (e.g., judgment, decision making, cognitive complexity), individual differences (e.g., working memory, decision making styles, cognitive styles), and states (e.g., mental models) that impact workplace behaviors and outcomes. Currently, I am especially curious about how cognitive processes function within teams, composed of members with diverse disciplinary backgrounds, to support integrated knowledge and novel outcomes. I utilize diverse methods in my research, relying on quantitative, qualitative, and simulated data to address my empirical and theoretical questions.


  • B.Sc., Psychology, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 2005
  • M.A., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, 2011
  • Ph.D., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 2016

Selected publications

Brown, S. G. & Stuhlmacher, A. F. (2020). Affect and workplace judgment and decision-making. L. Q. Yang, R. Cropanzano, C. S. Daus, & V, Martinez-Tur (Ed). The Cambridge handbook of workplace affect (pp. 174-184). Cambridge, UK. Cambridge Printing House.

Brown, S. G., Tenbrink, A. P., & LaMarre, G. (2019). Performance while distracted: The effect of cognitive styles and working memory. Personality and Individual Differences, 138, 380-384.

Bell, S. T., Brown., S. G., Colaneri, A., & Outland, N. (2018). Team composition and the ABCs of Teamwork. American Psychologist, 73, 349-362.

Bell, S. T., Fisher, D., Brown, S. G., & Mann, K. (2018). An approach for conducting actionable research with extreme teams. Journal of Management, 44, 2740-2765

Brown, S. G. & Daus, C. S. (2015). Avoidant but not avoiding: The mediational role of anticipated regret in police decision-making. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 31, 238-249.

Brown, S. G. & Daus, C. S. (2015). The influence of police officers’ decision-making style and anger control on responses to work scenarios. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 4, 294-302.


Currently teaching

  • PSY 2020 - Research Methods in Psychology; PSY 2100 - Psychology and the Workplace



Courses taught


PSY 2100 - Psychology and the Workplace

PSY 2020 - Research Methods in Psychology


PSY 7570 - Industrial Motivation and Morale

PSY 8500 - Work Groups and Teams

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